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UFC Fight Night Odds: Lewis Faces Oleinik in Heavyweight Main Event

William Hill lists Derrick Lewis as a (-200) favorite over Aleksei Oleinik in the main event of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night card from the Apex facility in Las Vegas. Lewis and Oleinik both rank among the top 10 contenders in the heavyweight...

Casino.org Staff Writer August 8, 2020
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Atlantic City Union Accuses Caesars of Ignoring COVID-19 Safety Protocols

Unite Here Local 54, the union which represents most casino workers in Atlantic City, says that Caesars Entertainment is ignoring New Jersey’s COVID-19 health and safety guidelines, and thus disregarding the well-being of its employees. According to the union, the four Caesars...

Casino.org Staff Writer August 6, 2020
Edmen Shahbazyan UFC

UFC Fight Night Odds: Shahbazyan Favored to Remain Undefeated vs. Derek Brunson

Edmen Shahbazyan enters the main event of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night card as a -350 favorite to maintain his undefeated record when he takes on Derek Brunson (+260), according to PointsBet Sportsbook. The critical middleweight matchup should send the winner into the...

Casino.org Staff Writer August 1, 2020
Jocelyn Zakhour Crown scam

Crown Casino VIP Scams Two Tinder Dates Out of $570K to Fund Gambling Habit

Jocelyn Zakhour admitted to scamming two men she met on Tinder out of A$789,700 ($570,000) in order to fund her gambling addiction while telling her victims much of the money was for a blueberry farm. The 40-year-old Zakhour enjoyed VIP status at...

Casino.org Staff Writer July 30, 2020
NBA restart odds Lakers Clippers

NBA Returns Thursday for First Regular Season Games Since March

The New Orleans Pelicans will come into the first game of the NBA restart Thursday as a two-point favorite over the Utah Jazz. The league resumes its regular season from its bubble campus in Orlando, Fla. The Lakers and the Clippers will...

Casino.org Staff Writer July 30, 2020
UFC on ESPN 14

UFC on ESPN 14 Odds: Whittaker Narrowly Favored vs. Till in Middleweight Showdown

Robert Whittaker faces a difficult challenge if he wants to bounce back from losing his middleweight title, as he takes on No. 5 contender Darren Till in the main event of UFC on ESPN 14 this Saturday. When Whittaker last stepped into...

Casino.org Staff Writer July 25, 2020
BetMGM baseball parlays void

BetMGM Wins Ruling, Can Void Late Bets on International Baseball Games

The Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) ruled in favor of BetMGM earlier this week, allowing the sportsbook operator to void more than $200,000 in past-post bets placed on Korean and Taiwanese baseball games on June 28. Bettors at the Bellagio took advantage...

Casino.org Staff Writer July 23, 2020
Deiveson Figueiredo Joseph Benavidez

UFC Fight Night Odds: Figueiredo Favored to Win Again in Rematch vs. Benavidez

Deiveson Figueiredo comes in as the favorite to win the UFC flyweight championship on Saturday, as he takes on Joseph Benavidez on Fight Island for the title vacated by Henry Cejudo earlier this year. Figueiredo defeated Benavidez in their first matchup in...

Casino.org Staff Writer July 18, 2020
Video Games Gambling

Study: Gambling in Video Games Goes Way Beyond Loot Boxes

The debate over gambling content in video games intensified in the UK this week, as a study released Wednesday argued that the practice goes far beyond loot boxes and into other gaming activities, including problem gambling.  University of York professor David Zendle...

Casino.org Staff Writer July 16, 2020
Virginia lottery casino approvals

Virginia Lottery Issues Initial Casino Approvals, Sports Betting Regulations

The Virginia Lottery has given initial approval to four developers who want to build casinos in the state, though that’s only the first step in a long journey towards building the resorts. The preliminary approvals will give cities the ability to hold...

Casino.org Staff Writer July 16, 2020