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The Betting Athlete

from Jim Kelley of the Buffalo News,
Betting among athletes isn't a question of the past and present. It's more a tradition that continues. The only difference: Today there are higher bets and lower levels of caution. "In Edmonton there was a policy of bet till it hurts," says a former Sabre who also played for the Oilers in the course of his NHL career. "Those guys would bet on anything. There was a lot of confidence in that room, and they spent lots of time on planes and on the road."
read on...very long and paints a picture of todays athlete...

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