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Oddsmakers cry foul over NBA’s proposed ‘integrity fee’

If, as expected, a federal ban on sports betting is lifted in the coming months, the NBA wants sports books to pay the league 1 percent of the money wagered on its games as an “integrity fee.”

Top 10 bad betting beats of 2017

Most avid sports bettors and poker players can write a book on bad beats. It would be a tragicomedy about the most agonizing losses of their gambling lives that double as miracle wins for other bettors.

Bettor uses phone app to wager $440,000 on Los Angeles Rams

An unidentified bettor at CG Technology sports book used his phone app to make one $220,000 wager on the Rams at minus-12½ points over the Texans and another $220,000 bet at minus-13.

Buffalo Bills’ LeSean McCoy makes $200K bet on Warriors

NFL players are prohibited from betting on NFL games and making promotional appearances at casinos, but are allowed to wager on other team sports, per the league’s gambling policy, NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy confirmed in an e-mail to the Review-Journal.

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