5 things you need to know about sports betting

May 11, 2018
Illegal betting is a $150 billion industry. Will it be taxed?
California Chrome, ridden by Victor Espinoza, crosses the finish line to win the 140th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 3, 2014, in Louisville, Kentucky.
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How one writer's book deal turned her into a professional poker player

May 4, 2018
Maria Konnikova discovered a passion — and talent — for cards.
Writer Maria Konnikova has won over $200,000 at poker.
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March Madness means lots of illegal sports betting

Mar 22, 2018
A New Jersey casino gambling case before the Supreme Court could open the door for more legal sports gambling.
A general view as the Miami Hurricanes face the Wichita State Shockers during the second round of the 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Dunkin' Donuts Center on March 19, 2016 in Providence, Rhode Island. 
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Fantasy sports get the seal of approval in New York

Aug 4, 2016
Companies like FanDuel and DraftKings are hoping the legislation will guide the rest of the nation.
The fantasy sports website DraftKings.
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A look at the most gambling-addicted states

May 9, 2016
Where does your state rank?
The states with the most gambling addicts all have casinos, according to WalletHub.
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Leicester City: 'Every bookmaker is crying out in pain'

May 3, 2016
Supporters of the soccer team with the impossible odds win in a big, and historic, way.
 Leicester, a city in England, reacts to Leicester City Football Club's Premier League Title success on Tuesday.
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Like Angry Birds, but for money

Nov 27, 2015
Millennials don't like gambling. But they do like games.

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Do daily fantasy sports sites amount to gambling?

Nov 11, 2015
It's a matter of skill versus luck.

Feeling lucky? Bet on the Nobel Prize for literature

Oct 7, 2015
An author from Belarus is among the favorites on overseas gambling sites.

Between derby and boxing, a big betting weekend

May 1, 2015
Most of the money bet on sports will be bet the old-fashioned way: illegally.

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