NCAA TAKES AIM AT CASINO SPORTING EVENTS

October 26, 2001 11:47 PM
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The NCAA Management Council this week approved a proposal that would prohibit certification of an event if it is held where legal sports wagering is permitted. In other words, Nevada casinos with sports books.

The proposal will be reviewed by the NCAA board of directors at its meeting on Thursday in Indianapolis.

The proposal follows a controversy this summer in which three basketball tournaments scheduled to be held this fall at Paris Las Vegas were transferred to a city high school.

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