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This video isn't particularly sports-related, but I'm willing to make the argument that betting a bookie you can survive cancer at 50-1 odds is awesome enough to warrant mention here at the Internet's cool table.
Wynn Las Vegas has filed a lawsuit against NBA Hall of Famer and notorious gambling addict Charles Barkley, who allegedly has not repaid four $100,000 markers the casino lent him last October.
Usually I try to keep the comedic level of this site at about the middle-school level.
not Photoshopped" title="Sadly, the image is not Photoshopped" class="alignright size-full wp-image-41" />Nikolay Davydenko, the fourth-seeded tennis player in the world under investigation in a betting scandal, has been fined for his lack of effort in a recent loss.
This video from Raw Vegas -- which sounds a lot dirtier than it really is, I promise -- follows around world-class poker player Erick Lindgren on a prop bet with other poker pros.
According to my watch, the Preakness Stakes begins in thirty minutes, so here's your clairvoyant assistant editor's prediction for a superfecta winner:Circular Quay (currently 5-1) — Quay is the Irish (or British) way of saying dock.
Let's be clear, I don't know as much about thoroughbred horse racing as I do about harness racing or rat baiting, but I do love to wager on animals.
It's no lie: I like stories about gambling, and I like stories horses getting hurt.
New revelations in the awesomeness that is Terrence Kiel's life: many of his problems, such as the ongoing federal investigation of his alleged codeine-shipping, are from massive gambling losses, with records showing "dozens of cash transactions of at least $10,000 each at area casinos.
Lost in all the excitement of the fake breasts and free booze in Miami, I neglected this terrific story from the NBA: Gilbert Arenas bet Wizards teammate DeShawn Stevenson $20,000 that he could make more three-pointers (out of 100) one-handed from the college stripe than Stevenson could make two-handed from the NBA stripe.
Wow, some die-hard Bears fan made the dumbest bet in the history of Western Civilization: Scott Wiese swore he would legally change his name to Peyton Manning if the Colts won the Super Bowl.
On a day in which I've written about strap-on anal sex and Jessica Biel, this is by far the coolest story:More than two dozen people, including a former professional baseball scout and a high-stakes poker player, were charged Wednesday in connection with a billion-dollar-a-year gambling ring that rivaled casino sports books.
In a fucking huge story that is mysteriously not getting picked up by ESPN and its internet competitors, the Senate has passed a law criminalizing Internet betting in America.
A British bookie has revealed that one of his bettors laid out £247,000 (about $465K) for the U.S. to win the Ryder Cup.
By now you've heard all about how Pete Rose signed baseballs with the inscription, "I'm sorry I bet on baseball.