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So the U.S. men's basketball team beats China by a healthy 31 points. So when they make the odds for the Angola game, they put the Angolans as 44-point underdogs. I can understand the rationale, but that's a lot of points.
The next generation of gamer now has the same opportunity to develop early arthritis. The game is called "Beijing 2008" and its developed by Sega for XBox 360 and Playstation 3.
Nine-time gold medalist Carl Lewis will always be remembered for what he did on the track. Unfortunately, he'll also be remembered for what some might call the worst public singing of our National Anthem.
Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Big Brown is running in the Haskell Invitational at Monmouth park in New Jersey on Sunday. My reaction? I can't believe it.
I have a secret. For the last four years, I've been playing fantasy college football and we've been using all the players names. For the first year, I worried that the NCAA was going to shut down the online service we use in mid-season because it's an obvious no-no for a service like this to profit off the names of players.
I posed that question last week after I had been reading about gamblers complaining about bounced checks and being told it was going to take longer to get their money. Here are some responses. I have withheld names from these submissions for obvious reasons.
This week, Rep. Jim A. McDermott (D-Wash.) introduced legislation that would legalize, regulate and tax online gambling. I’m not sure if it’s ever going to happen, but in the meantime, it should be noted that it’s getting harder and harder to bet online. Let me rephrase that.
Many U.S. books, including those in Vegas, didn’t even have Norman on the board. But the active shops in Europe had Norman as high as 300-to-1. It wasn’t a bad read by the bookmakers.
Macau tycoon Stanley Ho's casino flagship, Sociedade de Jogos de Macau (SJM) Holdings, has delayed its Hong Kong IPO trading debut by a week to July 16 amid a legal challenge by Ho's estranged sister.
The flooding in Iowa has spread its economic stress to more than just rising corn prices. Many Iowa-based companies are also feeling the strain, causing production to stop and stocks to move.
After I wrote about an Arizona man who can win almost $19,000 from a $150 bet on Big Brown made before he ran the Kentucky Derby, I expected to get a couple notes of other people who had money on the line. The best one I got though was from reader Glenn Ellis, who said Big Brown has already come through for him--to the tune of $60,300 off a $300 bet.
Big Brown has been so much of a favorite that there's no reason to bet on him at the Belmont, other than to get a collectible ticket should the horse become the first one in 30 years to win the Triple Crown. But there's one man who has a lot riding on a Big Brown bet.
The Los Angeles Lakers were up 97-92 as the clock was winding down in last night’s Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals. The Lakers were guaranteed a victory and thus a spot in their first finals in four years.
Are prediction markets useful and do they have a place in reporting?
Ron Baron likes casinos and fancy clothes. The chairman and chief executive of Baron Capital joined CNBC's "Billionaire Summit" -- a select group of the world's most successful businesspeople -- to offer his investment outlook.
Fresh off his donation to Syracuse University, his alma mater, and the sports management school there, super agent David Falk criticized the sports agent industry in which he still works in for an interview with me ten days ago.
Growing signs that the recession is impacting Las Vegas' bottom line.
Australian gaming machine maker Aristocrat Leisure said on Tuesday its underlying earnings growth this year would be "well below" target, sending the stock down 8 percent to its lowest in more than three years.
Earth Day: And there is no athlete more perfect for this day for Steve Nash. The guy has endorsement deals with Arizona Power Company, Canadian Company BC Hydro (a hydroelectric utility), Energy Innovations (renewable energy) and drives a Lexus Hybrid! He also has a big endorsement deal with Nike -- which today is re-releasing Steve Nash's Trash Talk shoe in limited quantities.
Former University of Tennessee standout and WNBA top draft pick Candace Parker has signed her first two endorsement deals, CNBC has learned.