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Silver: Sports gambling should be regulated.

Adam Silver sees the benefits of legalized sports gambling as safety and regulation.


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NBA's latest edition of bad beats.

SVP and Stanford Steve have some fun with two NBA games in which the point spread could have gone either way.




Kezirian: UMBC upset is what betting is all about.

Doug Kezirian describes the magnitude of No. 16 UMBC's historic upset of No. 1 overall seed Virginia in the first round Friday.


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The wait for legalized sports betting in NJ continues.

Darren Rovell explains that the William Hill Race & Sports Bar and other places New Jersey will have to wait a few more weeks for a decision to come on sports betting beyond horse racing.


Daily coverage of the WSOP main event begins on July 2 and concludes when a champion is crowned on July 14. ESPN will also broadcast the Big One for One Drop on July 16 and 17. Main event coverage that is not broadcast on ESPN can be found on the PokerGo subscription service.

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Big bets on Eagles in SB LII.

Doug Kezirian joins OTL to discuss some of the seven-figure bets that were placed on the Eagles for this year's Super Bowl.


One big thing

SVP supports a regulated gambling industry.

Scott Van Pelt's One Big Thing takes a closer look at professional American sports embracing the world of gambling and how the impact could positively affect the sports world.



Sports attorney: Legal sports wagering could start by '18 NFL season.


Bad beats

SVP's Bad Beat of the Year.



Why did federal agents shut down survivor pool?


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Sports betting legalization

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    Where do we stand in the move toward the legalization of sports betting in the United States? Here is ESPN Chalk's one-stop shop of all relevant content, as we await the Supreme Court's ruling on the New Jersey case.

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    All you need to know before making your picks. PickCenter's data comes from two main sources: TeamRankings and numberFire.