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With news on LeBron, Las Vegas sportsbooks pull future odds on 2015 NBA titlist

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Steve Marcus

Johnny Avello, executive director race & sports operations, poses in the Wynn/Encore sports book Monday, March 26 2012.

As news of LeBron James opting out of his contract with the Miami Heat on Tuesday morning spread, some insiders in the gambling world took the ultimate measure to minimize their risk. They pulled all future odds on all NBA teams to win next year's title.

Several sports books in Las Vegas, including the Wynn, took the drastic measure.

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