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  1. Gambling - Vegas books support Adam Silver, weekend recap

    David Purdum

    David Purdum recaps the weekend's gambling action, including why Vegas sportsbooks are backing Adam Silver's comments about legalizing sports betting.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2014
  2. NBA - How potential diminishing home-court advantage is affecting...

    Kevin Pelton and Erin Rynning

    Kevin Pelton and Erin Rynning examine the trend of diminishing home-court advantage in the NBA. What does it mean for bettors?

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2015
  3. Michele Roberts of National Basketball Players' Association begin...

    David Purdum

    National Basketball Players Association executive director Michele Roberts has begun to engage players in discussions on the possibility of expanded legalized sports betting and the money involved.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2015
  4. Betting - Why legalizing gambling won't increase match-fixing

    David Purdum

    Would legalizing sports gambling actually increase match-fixing, as the professional leagues are claiming? As David Purdum writes, the answer is an overwhelming "no" from experts across the industry.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2014
  5. Las Vegas sports books pull NBA title odds due to LeBron James op...

    Darren Rovell

    As news of LeBron James opting out of his contract with the Miami Heat on Tuesday morning spread, some insiders in the gambling world took the ultimate measure to minimize their risk. They pulled all future odds on all NBA teams to win next year's title.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2014
  6. 2014 NCAA tournament - Insider tourney betting guide

    ESPN Insider Vegas contributors

    ESPN Insider's group of gambling experts compiles a gambling guide for the 2014 NCAA tournament, complete with everything you need to know as a bettor.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2014
  7. Las Vegas oddsmakers: Over/under for Philadelphia 76ers is 16.5 w...

    It's no secret things figure to be bad this season for a Philadelphia 76ers team doing little more than masquerading as an NBA franchise.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  8. 2013 NBA Finals - How to bet Game 6 of Heat-Spurs

    Dave Tuley

    Dave Tuley offers a betting breakdown of Game 6 of the NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2013
  9. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    James Surowiecki of the New Yorker says it's time to legalize sports gambling: "The leagues insist that legalized betting will make people suspect that games are fixed, thus harming their brands. Yet in Vegas billions are wagered legally on sports ev...

    Blog | February 04, 2013
  10. Vegas still likes Rose-less Bulls vs. 76ers

    Jon Greenberg

    Despite Derrick Rose's season-ending injury, the Chicago Bulls are still a favorite against the Philadelphia 76ers, at least in the eyes of Las Vegas casinos and off-shore gambling sites. It's all about the numbers. The Bulls were 18-9 with Rose t...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  11. Antoine Walker sentenced to probation, repayment in Las Vegas gam...

    Former NBA All-Star Antoine Walker was sentenced to five years' probation and ordered to pay $770,050 in restitution to three Las Vegas casinos after pleading guilty to failing to repay gambling debts.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2011
  12. Walker receives probation

    Chris Forsberg | @ESPNForsberg | Email

    Joe Murphy/NBAE/GettyAntoine Walker pleaded guilty to passing bad checks for debts.Former Celtics forward Antoine Walker is set to work of his gambling debt. From the Associated Press: LAS VEGAS -- Former NBA star Antoine Walker has pleaded guilty t...

    Blog | June 28, 2011
  13. Ex-NBA player Antoine Walker pleads guilty to passing bad checks,...

    Former NBA star Antoine Walker has pleaded guilty to passing bad checks in the form of unpaid gambling debts in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2011
  14. Charlotte Bobcats assistant Charles Oakley says assault led to ba...

    Charles Oakley, one of the NBA's all-time tough guys, may not return to the Charlotte Bobcats' bench next season because of a painful back condition he says was caused during an assault last year in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2011
  15. Former NBA star Antoine Walker pleads not guilty to Las Vegas cas...

    Former NBA All-Star Antoine Walker pleaded not guilty and a judge set trial for November on criminal bad check charges alleging Walker failed to repay almost $1 million in gambling debts and penalties to three Las Vegas casinos.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2010
  16. An interview with Beth Raymer, author of "Lay the Favorite"

    Chad Millman

    Chad Millman talks with author Beth Raymer about her new book, "Lay the Favorite," in which she chronicles her life working for wiseguys and off-shore betting firms.

    Blog | Conversation | June 24, 2010