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Casino Industry Says NBA Trying To 'Skim' Money From Taxpayers Under Sports Betting

by Brian Pempus | Published: Jan 24, '18

… for the New York-based NBA. The NBA said in written testimony … only immediate outcome. Regardless, the NBA is worried about costs … bet on its games,” the NBA said. “This approach draws … some other international jurisdictions.” The NBA also wants to control …

Indiana Bill Would Give Sports Leagues 20 Percent Of Gambling Revenues: AGA

by Brian Pempus | Published: Jan 09, '18

It was known earlier this month that Indiana would be home to a sports betting bill this year, and now new details of the proposal have emerged. One of them has drawn the criticism of the commercial casino industry’s top lobbying group on Capitol Hill. …

Detroit Casino Owned By NBA Owner Dan Gilbert To Get New Name

by Brian Pempus | Published: Sep 27, '17

Dan Gilbert’s JACK Entertainment said last week that it will be re-branding its Detroit casino that it acquired just four years ago. Gilbert, the controversial owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers, announced that his Greektown Casino-Hotel will be called …

Casino Owner To Buy NBA's Houston Rockets For Record Sum

by Brian Pempus | Published: Sep 05, '17

… , requires the approval of the NBA Board of Governors. Terms of … billion, a record for an NBA franchise. He reportedly tried to … , the average value of an NBA franchise is $1.36 billion …

Former NBA Owners Bet $880K On Floyd Mayweather To Win $160K

by Brian Pempus | Published: Aug 17, '17

A nearly seven-figure bet on Floyd Mayweather in his upcoming boxing match with MMA’s Conor McGregor is presumed to be the largest to date on the fight. According to a report from the Associated Press, Las Vegas businessmen Gavin and Joe Maloof, former …

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PokerStars Gears Up For Fifteenth PokerStars Caribbean Adventure In The Bahamas

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Dec 06, '17

… Rowland, guitar legend Slash, former NBA star John Salley, Brazilian soccer …

Gavin Maloof: The King of Las Vegas

by Rich Korbin |  Published: Aug 30, '17

… brother George) and bought the NBA’s Sacramento Kings. The Maloofs … Kings are one of the NBA’s worst franchises. The Palms …

This Week's Big Winner: Doug Polk Wins WSOP $111,111 Buy-In High Roller For One Drop

by Card Player News Team |  Published: Jul 19, '17

… 7. Unfortunately for the famed NBA sports bettor, the river 8 …

Chamath Palihapitiya: Meet The Venture Capitalist Who Runs The Biggest Home Game In Silicon Valley

by Julio Rodriguez |  Published: Dec 23, '15

… even managed to win an NBA Championship as an owner of … , starting my firm, winning an NBA championship, and then the bracelet …

Who Gets to Play?

by Matt Matros |  Published: Jul 08, '15

… , an Arizona State study of NBA players showed that among African … worse chance of making the NBA than a child from a …

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