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Michael McDaniel, Courthouse News Service

Michael McDaniel, Courthouse News Service

Michael McDaniel is a Phoenix-based reporter for Courthouse News, covering the courts for both civil and criminal cases.

Cracks are showing a year after Arizona legalized sports gambling

By: - July 25, 2022

PHOENIX – In 1989, baseball fans were heartbroken when commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti expelled Pete Rose from the game for his gambling addiction. Rose’s bookie said an average bettor would lose around 5% of their invested money weekly. Fans knew Rose was anything but average. “He lost over what you would expect to lose,” said […]