CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 31, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) "48 Hrs." broadcast time announced. Coach Jim Valvano featured. Report introduced.
(NYC: Harold Dow) NCAA basketball championship featured; details given, scenes shown. Gambling on college games discussed; police and bookmakers quoted. [Pro. gambler Lem BANKER - comments on how much money is bet on games.] Coaches and NCAA officials reported attempting to keep players from gambling scandals. [Duke Univ. coach Mike KRZYZEWSKI - comments on gambling.] Police quoted with regard to illegal gambling profits from tournament games. Illegal gambling arrests and raids discussed. [New York police department Charles ROCKWOOD - comments on illegal gambling profits.] Gambling's accessibility discussed. [Sports Prediction Service Dan DeMARCO - comments on TV's impact upon sports and gambling.] Las Vegas, NV, noted being only place in United States where sports gambling allowed. Police noted claiming millions of Americans will break law this wkend.
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