Cuban's Hedge Fund Wager

December 2004
Investment Dealers' Digest;12/6/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 47, p4
Trade Publication
This article presents information on gambling in sports. Mark Cuban, the owner of NBA's Dallas Mavericks professional basketball team announced on his blog logmaverick.com that he plans to launch a hedge fund that will be run by gamblers and will bet on sports games instead of picking stocks and bonds. Hedge funds are high-risk investments that cater to rich individuals and institutional investors such as pension funds and insurance companies. On the Web site, Cuban accused public companies of manipulating profit numbers.


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