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SPORTS AND SPORTS BETTING: YOU CAN'T MAKE UP THIS STUFF



What is it about sports and sports betting that turn ordinary athletes, journalists, administrators and pundits into such quotable sources of information, wisdom, fun and absurdity? A brief...

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SPORTS BETTING: WANNA BET THAT BARKLEY CAN'T STOP



Golfer John Daly isn't the only well-known athlete who sometimes has gotten into trouble because of a heavyweight appetite for gambling. Charles Barkley, no Twiggy himself, also bit off a bit more...

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WYNN REVITALIZED LAS VEGAS CASINO, GAMBLING AND SPORTS BETTING INDUSTY



Las Vegas always has been a city built on hopes and aspirations but only a handful of true visionaries have had a unique and lasting impact of the growth and direction of this desert outpost. Of the...

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BUGSY SIEGEL AND LAS VEGAS



From its legal inception in 1931, Las Vegas' gaming and sports betting industry has been built on the dreams and imagination of people who have had the courage to question the status quo. But while...

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GENIUS OR MADMAN, HOWARD HUGHES ALTERED THE GAMBLING AND SPORTS BETTING INDUSTRY



By the mid 1960s, Las Vegas was well on its way to establishing itself as the gaming and sports betting capital of the world. But that didn't mean there wasn't room for another visionary to challenge...

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LIBERACE HAS STRONG LINK TO GAMBLING AND SPORTS BETTING INDUSTRY



Entertainment became linked with Las Vegas in the 1940s when savvy city planners and casino entrepreneurs rightly reasoned that even hard-edged gamblers would need an occasional respite from the...

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Academy Awards Attract Bettors



While betting totals for the Feb. 25 Academy Awards won't approach what was wagered on Super Bowl XLI earlier in the month, with a worldwide television audience estimated at more than two billion...

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Can You Picture a Bet On the Oscars?



An estimated two billion people will watch the telecast of the 77th annual Academy Awards, Feb. 27, 2005, reason enough for The Greek Sportsbook to offer wagering on the entertainment extravaganza....

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Betting Politics



It's all over but the shouting... and the betting.Now that's it's almost certain that the Democrats will nominate John Kerry as their candidate to be President of the United States, the wagering of...

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