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UFC Fight Night 177 Odds: Angela Hill Favored Over Michelle Waterson in Historic Bout

Angela Hill will become the first African American woman to headline a UFC card when she takes on Michelle Waterson in the main event of UFC Fight Night 177 on Saturday. According to oddsmakers, Hill is likely to pick up a big...

Casino.org Staff Writer September 12, 2020
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Former NFL Wide Receiver Josh Bellamy Spent PPP Loan at Casino, Justice Department Alleges

The US Department of Justice has charged former New York Jets wide receiver Josh Bellamy with taking part in a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) fraud scheme. The government alleges that he spent money meant for struggling businesses at a casino, among other...

Casino.org Staff Writer September 11, 2020
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UFC Fight Night Odds: Overeem Favored vs. Sakai in Clash of Heavyweight Contenders

Veteran Alistair Overeem will once again walk into the Octagon as a favorite on Saturday night when he takes on promising prospect Augusto Sakai in the main event of UFC Fight Night 176 in Las Vegas. PointsBet has posted Overeem as a...

Casino.org Staff Writer September 5, 2020
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Indian State of Andhra Pradesh Bans Online Gambling, Threatens Jail Time

The Andhra Pradesh government announced Thursday that it had banned online gambling games, including poker and rummy, with punishments including possible jail time for organizers and players. According to Information Minister Perni Venkataramaiah, the Andhra Pradesh cabinet approved amendments to the state’s...

Casino.org Staff Writer September 3, 2020
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UFC Fight Night 175 Odds: Upstart Rakic Favored Over ‘Lionheart’ Smith

Aleksandar Rakic will try to score the biggest win of his career on Saturday. That's when he takes on veteran light heavyweight Anthony ‘Lionheart’ Smith in the main event of UFC Fight Night 175 from the Apex facility in Las Vegas. Rakic...

Casino.org Staff Writer August 29, 2020
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Lionel Messi Transfer Odds: Where Will the Barcelona Legend End Up?

Lionel Messi appears increasingly likely to leave Barcelona and end up at another top European soccer club next season. Now, sportsbooks are laying odds on exactly where the Argentinian forward will land next. Paddy Power currently sees Messi as equally likely to...

Casino.org Staff Writer August 27, 2020
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Mississippi Casino Employees Report Lax COVID-19 Standards to Gaming Commission

The Mississippi Gaming Commission heard testimony on Thursday from casino employees who say that their employers aren’t properly following COVID-19 protocols. Casino workers union Unite Here Local 23 raised the complaints, which were similar to reports made by employees at Atlantic City...

Casino.org Staff Writer August 20, 2020
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Lawmaker Wants New York City Casino Licenses Sold Now to Alleviate Budget Deficits

State Sen. James Skoufis (D-Cornwall) proposed selling off two casino licenses for New York City as early as this year, a move that could raise $1 billion for the state. That money could help make up for budget deficits that were caused...

Casino.org Staff Writer August 20, 2020
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UFC 252 Odds: Cormier Enters Third Bout vs. Miocic as Slightest of Favorites

Daniel Cormier will look to win back the UFC heavyweight championship from Stipe Miocic on Saturday, as the two meet for a third time in the main event of UFC 252 in Las Vegas. Sportsbooks have installed the challenger as the slightest...

Casino.org Staff Writer August 15, 2020
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DraftKings Expands New Hampshire Presence, Opens State’s First Retail Sportsbook

On Wednesday, the DraftKings Sportsbook at The Brook opened for business, making it the first live sportsbook to open in New Hampshire. Gamblers in New Hampshire have been able to legally bet on sports since December when DraftKings launched its mobile sportsbook...

Casino.org Staff Writer August 13, 2020