Gambling and the NBA

David Stern Told S.I. Legalized gambling on the NBA “May be a huge opportunity.” In may of 1996 Horace Balmer the NBA’s vice president for security had two speakers flown to Norfolk Va.  whose messages were even very disturbing. Michael Franzese, a former mob boss who fixed professional and college games for organized crime, and Arnie Wexler, who for 23 […]

A different kind of March Madness for problem gamblers

By Richard N. Velotta (contact), In Business reporter  LAS VEGAS SUN Fri, Mar 26, 2010 (3 a.m.) For many sports fans, the best time of the year began last week and is continuing this weekend and next. March Madness. It’s the time of year for miracle three-pointers at the buzzer and college basketball teams from […]