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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a news conference during the NBA Board of Governors meeting in July.
November 14, 2014 Breaking with other major pro sports leagues, Adam Silver says the world is changing and that Congress should allow sports betting that is legal and regulated.
Internet gambling has become legal in New Jersey and Nevada, but experts say enforcement and regulations still need to be straightened out.
February 27, 2013 New Jersey is the newest state to make online gambling legal. Its law limits participation to state residents, but how will that be enforced? And groups that help compulsive gamblers are worried that gamblers won't have to go to casinos to feed their addiction.
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Booths that sell paper pull-tab games like this one have new competition in Minnesota: electronic pull-tab games played on iPads. The games are meant to help pay for a new football stadium in Minneapolis.
September 20, 2012 Minnesota gamblers no longer have to rip paper pull-tabs to see if they've won cash: As of this week, they can use an iPad to play games that give them instant feedback. The venture was sparked by a need to raise money to help for an NFL football stadium costing an estimated $975 million.
April 20, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the political junkie, and tracking a drug submarine. In the second hour, the murky legality of online gambling, and the one year anniversary of the BP oil spill.
December 8, 2010 Reid is trying to repay political donors from the gambling industry, critics say.
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