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Sports / Golf, Basketball, Gambling #108302

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 29, 1987
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Studio: Jack Whitaker) Sandy Lyle reported winning golf championship; details given, scenes shown courtesy CBS Sports. University of Tennessee reported winning NCAA women's basketball championship; coach Pat Summitt mentioned, shown. Performances of individual players (named) mentioned. Caesar's Palace and Hilton Hotel's use of high tech equipment to lure sports bettors examined; details given, scenes shown. [Bettors Roger O'BANNON, Kelly THURMON, John BUTTON - praise facilities.] [Caesar's Palace spokesperson Mike MOORE - cites profit motive underlying arrangement.] [Hilton sports book director Art MANTERIS - cites effort to attract customers.] [Hilton president John GIOVENCO, Caesar's spokesperson Lou D'AMICO - each claim record video screen.] [MANTERIS - comments on UNLV basketball team.] Coach Jerry Tarkanian mentioned.

Donaldson, Sam;
Whitaker, Jack

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