Sports betting

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June 29, 2019 - 1:30 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Here's all you need to know about how fast sports betting is growing in New Jersey: the state took in more sports bets last month than Nevada did to lead the nation. According to gambling regulators in both states, New Jersey saw $318.9 million worth of bets, edging past...
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June 08, 2019 - 11:35 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — For NBA and MLB executives, a cut of sports betting revenue is pretty much a no-brainer. The wagers wouldn't even exist, they argue, without their teams playing the games, so they should be paid and sportsbooks should be required to use their data to determine the outcomes of bets...
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June 07, 2019 - 2:10 pm
The last leg of the horse racing's Triple Crown plays out Saturday at Belmont Park on 1 1/2 miles of dirt. With Las Vegas handicapping the Belmont Stakes, fans are given an idea of who should theoretically win the race. But that isn't always the case. Here are five of the biggest long shots to win...
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Kawhi Leonard of the Toronto Raptors is defended by Draymond Green of the Golden State Warriors during Game 3 of the 2019 NBA Finals.
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June 07, 2019 - 10:57 am
Golden State Warriors wing Klay Thompson (hamstring) was ruled out just over two hours before Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday night, and the line movement reflected heavy interest on the Raptors as a result. The Warriors were seen as high as a six-point favorite on Monday, but the spread...
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Andre Iguodala celebrates a basket late in the Golden State Warriors' win over the Toronto Raptors in Game 2 of the 2019 NBA Finals.
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June 05, 2019 - 11:07 am
The Golden State Warriors held off the Toronto Raptors in the waning seconds of Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night thanks to Andre Iguodala’s game-clinching 3-pointer. The 15-year veteran finished with eight points, eight rebounds and six assists. Igoudala also provided sound on-ball defense...
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May 04, 2019 - 12:51 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana became the first state to legalize sports betting this year after Gov. Steve Bullock signed a bill Friday for the state lottery to oversee a system of wagering through kiosks and mobile applications that could be running by fall. Montana is at the head of a wave of...
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Horses race down the muddy track at Churchill Downs during the 2018 Kentucky Derby.
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May 02, 2019 - 11:08 am
Stunning news out of the Kentucky Derby on Wednesday night as race favorite Omaha Beach was scratched for Saturday’s first leg of the horse racing Triple Crown due to a breathing issue. That dramatically alters the complexion of the field -- and leaves gamblers to rethink their plays at the betting...
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