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Las Vegas sports handicapper, 57, dies after slipping and plunging to his death at Mount Charleston 

A Las Vegas sports handicapper died after he slipped and plunged to his death earlier this month at Mount Charleston. 

David Malinsky’s body was found be search and rescue teams Friday afternoon seven days after he went missing. 

Officials from the Metropolitan Police Department said Malinsky, 57, was discovered near Mummy Spring. 

Las Vegas sports handicapper, David Malinsky (pictured), 57, died after he slipped and plunged to his death earlier this month at Mount Charleston, authorities have confirmed

Malinsky's body was found be search and rescue teams Friday afternoon seven days after he went missing. Officials from the Metropolitan Police Department said Malinsky, 57, was discovered near Mummy Spring

Malinsky’s body was found be search and rescue teams Friday afternoon seven days after he went missing. Officials from the Metropolitan Police Department said Malinsky, 57, was discovered near Mummy Spring

According to the Las Vegas Review Journal, the longtime handicapper went missing on April 14. 

His close friend, Ted Sevransky, said Malinsky slipped and plunged to his death.  

‘He was exemplary in everything that he did,’ Sevransky told the Journal. 

Malinsky was known for his insight into betting in Las Vegas. Malinsky was born on December 30, 1960, in Pennsylvania.

He moved to Las Vegas in 1984 to pursue a career in sports betting.

Malinsky ran a sports betting blog and took part in radio shows, like the Stardust Line show at the old Stardust sports book, according to the Journal.

Malinsky ran a sports betting blog and took part in radio shows, like the Stardust Line show at the old Stardust sports book

Malinsky ran a sports betting blog and took part in radio shows, like the Stardust Line show at the old Stardust sports book

Malinsky, who was fond of hiking, was found near Mummy Spring depicted on this map 

Malinsky, who was fond of hiking, was found near Mummy Spring depicted on this map 

Sevransky said his friend had a knack for breaking down complex games into more digestible parts.

Malinsky was fond of hiking, according to a memorial Facebook page for him. 

‘As we all know, Dave had a particular fondness for Bristlecone Pine Trees and referred to them as his “Old Friends in High Places.” 

‘We find comfort in knowing he passed doing what he loved, and is now resting peacefully among his friends,’ a post on the page read. 

Malinsky would often photograph and document the trees and express his fascination with the bristlecone’s longevity.



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