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October 20, 2018 3:31 pm

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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman wants young fans to root for their teams, not the point spread

In the same week that the National Hockey League announced a partnership agreement with daily fantasy operation DraftKings, league commissioner Gary Bettman appeared on CNN to declare his opposition to gambling. Stinson: Despite what professional sports may tell you, putting money on fantasy sports is still gambling Among the pages on the web site for […]

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SNYDER: Legalized sports gambling in U.S. an inevitable reality check

ANALYSIS/OPINION: NBA commissioner Adam Silver says it’s time to end the modern-day equivalent of prohibition and allow widespread, legalized gambling on pro sports. By sheer coincidence (not), NBA owners just purchased an equity stake in the daily fantasy sports contest FanDuel. Technically, fantasy isn’t gambling. But it’s a game of chance nonetheless, attracting an estimated […]

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