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Chinese Police Bust Crypto Betting Ring Allegedly Worth $1.5 Billion

Chinese Police Bust Crypto Betting Ring Allegedly Worth $1.5 Billion

Chinese authorities have busted what they said was one of the world’s largest online betting operations involving cryptocurrency, with over $1.5 billion in illicit bets allegedly on the line. Read

China busts World Cup gambling ring pulling $1.5 billion in crypto bets

Officials in China have busted a World Cup gambling ring that took in over 10 billion yuan (nearly $1.5 billion) in cryptocurrency bets, reports the South China Morning Post. Six individuals allegedly

Police Seize $1.5 Million in Crypto During FIFA Gambling Crackdown

A Chinese city has recently cracked a cryptocurrency-traded gambling case and confiscated over $1.5 million worth of cryptocurrencies.
Vegas Now Considers Raptors Favorite to Land Kawhi Leonard

Vegas Now Considers Raptors Favorite to Land Kawhi Leonard

Will Kawhi Leonard actually be traded this offseason? If so, where's he headed—the Lakers, Clippers, or Sixers? Vegas seems to think another team actually has the best odds of landing him.
An Utterly Ludicrous Hand Determined The World Series Of Poker's Final Table

An Utterly Ludicrous Hand Determined The World Series Of Poker's Final Table

Today is a fairly barren sports day, but don’t worry, we have an oddly spicy poker highlight for you. The World Series of Poker’s main event, called the $10,000 No Limit Hold’em Main Event, began
An Utterly Ludicrous Hand Determined The World Series Of Poker's Final Table

An Utterly Ludicrous Hand Determined The World Series Of Poker's Final Table

Today is a fairly barren sports day, but don’t worry, we have an oddly spicy poker highlight for you. The World Series of Poker’s main event, called the $10,000 No Limit Hold’em Main Event, began
Report: Charles Oakley Arrested In Las Vegas After Gambling Mishap

Report: Charles Oakley Arrested In Las Vegas After Gambling Mishap

Knicks icon Charles Oakley was reportedly arrested at a Las Vegas casino on July 8. Per TMZ Sports, the 54-year-old attempted to pull a chip he had wagered off of the table: Read more...
Signs of Possible Match-Fixing in Wimbledon Men’s Doubles

Signs of Possible Match-Fixing in Wimbledon Men’s Doubles

David Marrero, left, and Fernando Verdasco after winning the doubles final at the Rio Open in February. They lost in the first round at Wimbledon last week.
Another View: Cybercrime Meets Insider Trading in Sports

Another View: Cybercrime Meets Insider Trading in Sports

The trading room for sports betting at William Hill in Las Vegas. Inside information about teams and their players will become more valuable now that the Supreme Court has opened the door to legal
Italy's Government Cracks Down on Short-Term Work Contracts

Italy's Government Cracks Down on Short-Term Work Contracts

Italy’s populist government approved a law that makes it harder to put employees on short-term contracts, the Cabinet’s first legislative initiative after taking office last month.
When Sports Betting Is Legal, the Value of Game Data Soars

When Sports Betting Is Legal, the Value of Game Data Soars

A trader working at William Hill, an international sports betting book, in Las Vegas.
When Sports Betting Is Legal, the Value of Game Data Soars

When Sports Betting Is Legal, the Value of Game Data Soars

A trader working at William Hill, an international sports betting book, in Las Vegas.
To Eliminate Match-Fixing In Esports, Pay The Players More

To Eliminate Match-Fixing In Esports, Pay The Players More

Spend an afternoon at a Top 8 Finals of any fighting game tournament, and you will find there is a robust side-betting culture in esports. Pseudo-gambling activities like “skin wagers” in
To Eliminate Match-Fixing In Esports, Pay The Players More

To Eliminate Match-Fixing In Esports, Pay The Players More

Spend an afternoon at a Top 8 Finals of any fighting game tournament, and you will find there is a robust side-betting culture in esports. Pseudo-gambling activities like “skin wagers” in
20 People Share Crazy Unlikely Things About Themselves That No One Believes

20 People Share Crazy Unlikely Things About Themselves That No One Believes

These poor folks had weirdly specific things happen to them, and people have a hard time believing them.
Can Sports Betting Do for Atlantic City What Donald Trump Couldn’t?

Can Sports Betting Do for Atlantic City What Donald Trump Couldn’t?

Vacant lots sit in front of the former Revel casino in Atlantic City, which is reopening on Thursday as the Ocean Resort, one of two new casinos opening that day in the seaside resort.
Can Sports Betting Do for Atlantic City What Donald Trump Couldn’t?

Can Sports Betting Do for Atlantic City What Donald Trump Couldn’t?

Vacant lots sit in front of the former Revel casino in Atlantic City, which is reopening on Thursday as the Ocean Resort, one of two new casinos opening that day in the seaside resort.
Can Sports Betting Do for Atlantic City What Donald Trump Couldn’t?

Can Sports Betting Do for Atlantic City What Donald Trump Couldn’t?

Vacant lots sit in front of the former Revel casino in Atlantic City, which is reopening on Thursday as the Ocean Resort, one of two new casinos opening that day in the seaside resort.
Can Sports Betting Do for Atlantic City What Donald Trump Couldn’t?

Can Sports Betting Do for Atlantic City What Donald Trump Couldn’t?

Vacant lots sit in front of the former Revel casino in Atlantic City, which is reopening on Thursday as the Ocean Resort, one of two new casinos opening that day in the seaside resort.
Here Are the Opening Odds for NBA Rookie of the Year

Here Are the Opening Odds for NBA Rookie of the Year

DeAndre Ayton is Vegas' favorite to claim the 2018-19 NBA Rookie of the Year award, but others are close on his heels. Here are the full, way-too-early odds for the award.