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LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat stands on the court against the Golden State Warriors on February 12, 2014 at Oracle Arena in Oakland. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

LeBron James Makes Cavs Instant Las Vegas Favorites To Win NBA Title

News that LeBron James is planning to take his talents back where they came from has made the Cleveland Cavaliers an instant favorite to win it all, according to gaming website Bovada.

07/11/2014

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Dieters Betting On Weight Loss Goals For Extra Incentive

A growing number of dieters are betting money they will lose a certain amount in a specified period of time.

05/14/2014

Cornerback Richard Sherman #25 of the Seattle Seahawks (credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

5 Most Foolish Super Bowl Bets

With the 49ers showcasing their athletic talents on the golf course, niner nation is reduced to rooting for the Seahawks to fail in this Sunday’s Super Bowl. If that’s not enough to get your juices flowing, you may look to Vegas for a bit of added action, but beware – there are some really trivial bets out there that aren’t worth your wager.

01/31/2014

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco, Seattle Mayors Bet On Food, Charity For NFC Championship Game 49ers V. Seahawks

Ice cream, chocolate, and Bloody Mary mix embody San Francisco and Seattle’s food scene, if the mayors’ 49ers v. Seahawks bets on Sunday’s game are any indication.

01/15/2014

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San Francisco, Charlotte Mayors Make Bets On 49ers-Panthers Playoff Game

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has made another bet on the 49ers as they prepare for this weekend’s NFC Divisional Playoff game against the Carolina Panthers.

01/07/2014

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News Anchors Make Bets On Sunday’s San Francisco 49ers Game Vs. Green Bay Packers

Dueling football teams mean dueling anchor teams as morning crews from KPIX 5 in San Francisco and Green Bay’s Local 5 place bets on the outcome of Sunday’s NFL play-off game between the 49ers and Packers.

01/03/2014

Patti Labelle & Queen Latifah (credit: Valerie Macon/Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

Patti Labelle & Queen Latifah Honorees of ‘Black Girls Rock!’

Patti Labelle is a known diva and Queen Latifah does not consider herself one, but both will be among those honored…

10/14/2013

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Preakness Stakes

Since 2000, seven post-time favorites have won the Preakness. There is no doubt that this year’s post-time favorite will be Kentucky Derby winner Orb.

05/16/2013

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Mayor Lee Heads To Baltimore To Make Good On Super Bowl Bet

The mayor of San Francisco is heading to Baltimore for a day of community service in honor of the Ravens’ victory over the 49ers in the Super Bowl.

04/26/2013

California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses pension reform during a news conference on August 28, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Offers Book For 49ers Super Bowl Bet

Gov. Jerry Brown was one of the few California politicians yet to announce a bet on Sunday’s Super Bowl matchup, until he offered up a characteristically esoteric wager.

02/01/2013

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