Speaking of betting, what are the odds that a team signs Eric Reid, the son of a pastor, a man with a charitable foundation, and a very good safety? A former San Francisco 49er, Reid has for two seasons taken a knee besides San Francisco quarterback Colin ... ... read more

Human nature being what it is it should come as no shock that the next level of approved gambling in America is sports betting. States already have casinos, the lottery and other ways of separating money from the weak for their ravenous and bottomless ... ... read more

In the wake of a United States Supreme Court ruling striking down a ban on sports betting, state gambling regulators are fighting suggestions by major sports leagues that gambling should be overseen at the federal level. A statement on Tuesday issued on ... ... read more

In November 1989, the D.C. lottery board came up with a rather daring way to raise revenue for the cash-strapped city without raising taxes or cutting city services: a “sports pool lottery,” in which players picked between four and 14 NFL games each ... ... read more

Ninety-nine years after the Black Sox Scandal threatened to destroy Major League Baseball's credibility and almost three decades after Pete Rose ruined his career with his gambling ties, the game is entering a potentially lucrative, exhilarating ... ... read more

BRISBANE, Australia – A leading Australian gambling researcher says he hopes the U.S. entry into live sports betting might help his push for an international anti-corruption unit to monitor athletes, similar to the World Anti-Doping Agency for illegal ... ... read more

The Supreme Court ruled recently that individual states can legalize sports betting if they so desire. What that means locally is that college basketball fans — if the states of Kansas and/or Missouri OK it — could legally place bets on the Kansas ... ... read more

RAEFORD — Warrants have been issued for four people accused of operating illegal gambling machines at three locations in Hoke County. They are Michael Wayne Hemming, 52, of the 1000 block of Philppi Church Road in Raeford, and three Fayetteville ... ... read more