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1dDavid Purdum

Month out, U-M, OSU popular bets to win title

One month before the season kicks off, only four teams have attracted more money than Jim Harbaugh's Wolverines in the national championship futures pool at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook.

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6dDavid Purdum

Purdum: How Art Manteris shaped Vegas bookmaking

David Purdum profiles Art Manteris -- a vice president for Station Casinos' sportsbooks -- and explains the impact he has had on the gaming industry over the past four decades.


Behind The Bets: CFB value picks & more

Chad Millman welcomes Stanford Steve and Chris Fallica to discuss their college football value picks. Plus, Florida State law professor Ryan Rodenberg shares the latest in efforts to legalize sports betting.

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8dDarren Rovell

DraftKings obtains additional $300M in financing

Daily fantasy sports site DraftKings announced it secured an additional $300 million in financing from, among others, Major League Baseball, the NHL and Major League Soccer.

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12dDavid Purdum

Ivey countersues casino over baccarat winnings

Phil Ivey is countersuing the Borgata Casino in New Jersey over nearly $10 million he won playing baccarat in 2012 while using a high-level and controversial technique known as edge sorting.

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18dBrett Okamoto

Johnson opens as big favorite over Dodson

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has opened as a 4-1 betting favorite to defeat John Dodson in a title fight scheduled to headline UFC 191 on Sept. 5 in Las Vegas.

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November Nine set at WSOP; Negreanu 11th

For nine players, the dream is just beginning after outlasting 6,411 others to advance to the final table of the World Series of Poker's no-limit Texas Hold 'em main event in November.

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33dGraham McKean

McKean: NFL win-total bets hit the hardest

ESPN Chalk's Graham McKean examines the NFL win-total bets hit hardest at the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook and discusses why the numbers moved.

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56dRyan Rodenberg

Rodenberg: Next generation of gambling technology

With the increase in camera-generated advanced statistics in pro sports, the next generation of gambling -- real-time, in-game betting -- is on the horizon, Ryan Rodenberg explains.


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