The NCAA has relented on its longstanding opposition to allowing tournaments in states where sports gambling is allowed; not that it had much of a choice following this week’s Supreme Court decision striking down laws against sports bookmaking anywhere but Vegas. Read more →
Minnesota spends nearly $100 per capita on state-run gambling in which they have little chance of winning. Read more →
Come and get me, coppers. I’m going to bet on the NCAA tournament if an office pool should be created by unnamed ne’er-do-wells known to inhabit the cubicles of public radio. Read more →
The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reports a bookmaker in New York has pleaded guilty to trying to launder a check for $230,000 that paid off gambling debts. The check was a New York Islanders paycheck and the paper is suggesting it might have been Thomas Vanek’s. He now plays for the Minnesota Wild.
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