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Jim Barnes

Jim Barnes
Reporter: Sports betting
Twitter: @JimBarnesLV

Jim Barnes covers sports betting and the World Series of Poker for the Review-Journal. He first joined the Review-Journal as a copy editor in 2012. The Fort Worth, Texas, native previously was the sports editor at the Waco Tribune-Herald and also covered high school sports for the Dallas Morning News. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2000. He is an experienced gambler who has competed in the Westgate SuperContest and the World Series of Poker Main Event.

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