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Offensive Masterminds Sean McVay and Andy Reid Are Favorites for NFL Head Coach of the Year

The NFL season is just past its midway point and so far one NFL coach has already lost his head coaching job. The Cleveland Browns fired Hue Jackson after eight games, deeming his performance not good enough. Opposite of Jackson, however, oddsmakers...

Lucas Thomas November 7, 2018

William Hill Cuts Yearly Earnings Projections, Blames British Government’s Regulations for Profit Loss

William Hill has lowered its yearly earnings projection by £20 million ($26.1 million) for the 2018 year and the international bookmaker is blaming the British government for the loss in revenue. In a trading update this week, the company said that yearly...

Lucas Thomas November 6, 2018

Philadelphia Phillies Prepared To Spend Big This Offseason, Bovada Says

Major League Baseball’s free agent period officially began on Saturday. Experts have billed this year’s class of free agents as the most talented pool of players ever and the Philadelphia Phillies are expected to be major players in the market. Some teams...

Lucas Thomas November 5, 2018

NHL Makes FanDuel Exclusive DFS Partner and Official Sports Betting Partner, Devils Also Get In On Deal

There now seems to be a daily competition between the National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) over which major American professional sports league can stockpile the most partnerships with the gaming world. If that’s the case, chalk one...

Lucas Thomas November 5, 2018

NBA Superstar Blake Griffin Signs Promo Deal With In-Game Sports Play Company WinView

The National Basketball Association has fully embraced the gaming world since sports betting thrust itself upon the mainstream following a Supreme Court decision to strike down a federal ban on gambling in May. In August the league struck a deal for MGM...

Lucas Thomas November 3, 2018

Blockbuster LA Rams vs. Saints Showdown Could Deliver NFL’s Highest Over/Under in 15 Years

When the Los Angeles Rams travel to New Orleans on Sunday to take on the Saints it will be the first time in NFL history that two teams averaging at least 33 points per game met in Week 9 or later. The...

Lucas Thomas November 2, 2018
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Mark Frissora Out at Caesars Come February, Gaming Operator’s Stock Rebounds on News

The rumors were true about Caesars Entertainment CEO Mark Frissora: after speculation earlier this year that his days as top suit at the beleaguered gaming operator might be numbered, the company announced Thursday afternoon that Frissora is leaving his role effective February...

Lucas Thomas November 1, 2018

Caesars Entertainment Non-Gaming Dubai Properties to Open Right After WWE Crown Jewel Saudi Match and as Khashoggi Murder Details Emerge

Without the help of a bet, Caesars Entertainment is ready to put the “Entertainment” part of its name to the test in Dubai with a beach club, two resorts, and a residential tower all slated to open within the next month on...

Lucas Thomas November 1, 2018

Alabama No.1 in College Football Playoff Rankings as Tua Tagovailoa Leads Heisman Trophy Race

The College Football Playoff selection committee unveiled their initial Top 25 rankings for the 2018 college football season and once again the top two teams – the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Clemson Tigers – are the two overwhelming favorites to win...

Lucas Thomas October 31, 2018

Penn National Goes Hollywood with Second Satellite Submission to Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

Penn National Gaming’s search to find a home for its second satellite casino in Pennsylvania is over. The company submitted an application with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) to build Hollywood Casino Morgantown near Reading, the state's fifth most-populated metropolis. The...

Lucas Thomas October 31, 2018