Sportsbook targets college football fans

Updated: February 4, 2004, 7:23 PM ET
By Shaun Assael | ESPN The Magazine

As Adrian McPherson was being tried on gambling charges in Tallahassee last summer, Eduardo Agami sat in his palm-tree shaded office in Costa Rica, wondering how the case would affect his Internet betting company, SBG Global.

Agami's satellite didn't pick up Court TV, which was carrying live coverage of the trial of the ex-Florida State quarterback. So he couldn't see that his company was playing a prominent role in the proceeding, or that the testimony showed his advertising on college ...

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