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Pro Sports Bettor James Holzhauer Wins 14th ‘Jeopardy!’ Game, Quickest to $1M in Show History

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Jeopardy! player James Holzhauer has won 14 consecutive games – and along with a myriad of single-day winning records – now has the distinction of being the quickest player to win more than $1 million on the television trivia show. It’s officially time to stop referring to the 34-year-old as a professional sports bettor from…Read More

Game of Thrones Death Pools Spring Into Life as Army of the Dead Descends on Winterfell

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Game of Thrones Season 8, episode 2 ended on Sunday night with [spoiler alert] more than half the cast who haven’t yet been killed off trapped in Winterfell as the Night King and his remorseless Army of the Dead prepared to swarm the fortress. Suddenly, for lovers of betting action, the Game of Thrones Death…Read More

Margaritaville Resort Biloxi Gambles on ‘Flying Bar’ That Dangles Drinkers 120 Feet in Air

Margaritaville Resort Biloxi

Fancy knocking back booze served by an “aero-barman” from inside a lounge bar that hovers at 120 feet as you stare down at your shoes which appear to be dangling in the sky? What could possibly go wrong? We’ll leave that to your imagination, but let’s just say we’d rather not be standing 120 feet…Read More

Sports Bettor James Holzhauer Sets Another ‘Jeopardy!’ Record, Chasing All-Time Leader Ken Jennings

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Las Vegas sports bettor James Holzhauer might need to find a new home in Southern California, as the 34-year-old’s historic run on Jeopardy! now stands at 10 games. On Wednesday’s episode, Holzhauer broke his own one-day record by winning $131,127. He went a perfect 40 for 40 during the competition. Jeopardy! is taped on the Sony…Read More

Late Rapper Nipsey Hussle Investor in Virgin Hotels Las Vegas Casino Resort

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Late rapper Nipsey Hussle, who was murdered on March 31 outside his clothing store in Los Angeles, is said to be an investor in Sir Richard Branson’s transformation of the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Virgin Hotels Las Vegas – as the reimagined property will be known once it’s finished in the…Read More

Bookies Lose Big on Game of Thrones After DirecTV Leaks Premier Four Hours Early

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Some gamblers cleaned up on the Game of Thrones betting markets on Sunday because, unknown to bookmakers, DirecTV inadvertently dropped the agonizingly awaited first episode of the eighth and final season of the fantasy juggernaut onto its streaming service four hours early. That meant that for certain switched-on subscribers, the prop bets some bookies were…Read More

‘Jeopardy!’ Win Streak Continues for Las Vegas Sports Bettor, James Holzhauer Now Second All-Time Winningest Player

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“Jeopardy!” player James Holzhauer – a self-described professional sports bettor in Las Vegas – has now won more than $460,000 in just eight games, which makes him the gameshow’s second all-time winningest player. Holzhauer’s historic streak has been unlike anything ever seen on the long-running syndicated trivia TV program. On April 9, he set the…Read More

Foxwoods Developing Social Media-Worthy Resort Experiences Amid Changing Customer Attitudes

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Foxwoods Resort Casino is embracing changing patron behaviors by developing new gaming and entertainment attractions that ideally creates a more social environment throughout the Connecticut destination. In October, Foxwoods – owned by the Mashantucket Pequot tribe – hired gaming industry veteran Anika Howard to serve as vice president of brand marketing and digital. She spoke…Read More

Game of Thrones Betting Odds Hint at Potential Final Season Surprises Ahead of Premiere

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The long wait for fans of HBO’s Game of Thrones is nearly over, as the eighth and final season of the hit fantasy series premieres on Sunday, April 14. While we haven’t seen a sneak peek yet, the shifting odds at some bookmakers could provide clues as to what’s to come in the final six…Read More

Sports Bettor James Holzhauer Breaks ‘Jeopardy!’ Single-Day Record, Pro Gambler Wins $110,914

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Professional sports bettor James Holzhauer is accustomed to risk. On Tuesday’s episode of Jeopardy!, the 34-year-old proved he’s willing to put his money on the line when he feels he knows the outcome of a betting opportunity. The three-day defending champion headed into Final Jeopardy! with $72,600. His nearest competitor was at a distant $6,400….Read More

Professional Las Vegas Sports Bettor James Holzhauer on ‘Jeopardy!’ Winning Streak

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Las Vegas professional sports bettor James Holzhauer has a knack for dissecting odds, but he’s also well-versed in general trivia and has recently displayed his depth of knowledge on the TV show “Jeopardy!” Holzhauer is amid a three-day victory run, and has amassed winnings of $133,451. Dating back to last Friday, the professional sports gambler…Read More

Sports Radio Host Craig Carton Gets Three and a Half Years in Prison for Ticket Scam Fraud

Craig Carton

Former New York sports jock and self-confessed gambling addict Craig Carton was handed a three and-a-half-year prison sentence for fraud on Friday by a judge who professed to be a fan of his work — except when the show got “too raunchy.” The radio personality — previously one half of the Boomer and Carton Show…Read More

Historic WrestleMania 35 Card Offers Plethora of Great Matches for Fans, Opportunities for Bettors

WrestleMania 35 Betting

When WrestleMania 35 begins on Sunday at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, there will be well over a dozen matches on the card for WWE’s biggest event of the year. But it also represents a surprisingly popular market for bettors, many of whom can’t get enough of predicting the premier pro wrestling event on the…Read More

Super Nintendo, Minions Theme Parks Coming to Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore

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Super Nintendo World, an immersive entertainment theme park, is part of Resorts World Sentosa’s $3.3 billion expansion plans that were announced this week. Parent company Genting says the massive expansion will increase gross floor area by roughly 50 percent, as more than 1.7 million square feet of new space is being added. “This major expansion…Read More

Palms Unveils $1M Weekend Package for Three-Night Stay at Refurbished Las Vegas Casino Resort

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The Palms in Las Vegas is offering Sin City’s wealthiest visitors a three-night weekend package that costs a cool $1 million. The off-Strip casino resort is undergoing a $690 million renovation by Station Casinos – the casino operator that purchased the property in 2016 for $312.5 million from the Maloof family. This weekend, the Palms’…Read More