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Horseshoe Casino Baltimore Announces Partnership With NFL Ravens

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The Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore has reached a marketing partnership with the city’s NFL franchise Ravens to develop the area around the team’s M&T Bank Stadium. The deal will allow the Caesars Entertainment casino to utilize the Baltimore Ravens’ trademarks and logos. The two entities say the arrangement is part of an effort to develop…Read More

World Series Odds Favor Boston Red Sox Over Los Angeles Dodgers

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The World Series begins Tuesday night in Boston, and oddsmakers out in Las Vegas feel the Boston Red Sox have the best chance of winning the best-of-seven series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Los Angeles reached the Fall Classic in dramatic fashion, as the National League pennant winners went all seven in their NL Championship…Read More

College Football Odds Shorten on Alabama Following Ohio State Upset

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The college football odds on Alabama winning another national championship have further shortened after Ohio State’s surprising upset to Purdue. It was Purdue’s night on Saturday, as the “Boiler Up” nation was fueled by superfan 20-year-old Tyler Trent and his fight against bone cancer. Terminally ill, Trent predicted Purdue would upset the No. 2 team…Read More

Legal Sports Betting Will Pump Billions Into Big Four Pro Leagues

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The NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL stand to collectively see revenues grow by more than $4 billion thanks to the liberalization of sports betting in the United States. That’s according to a new study from Nielsen Sports commissioned by the American Gaming Association (AGA). The research analyzed revenue streams that will most benefit from the…Read More

Michigan vs. Michigan State Headlines College Football Week 8

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No. 6 Michigan (6-1) travels to in-state rival No. 24 Michigan State (4-2) on Saturday in what is poised to be the college football game of the week. Four games feature two teams ranked in the Top 25, but the Big 10 matchup is expected to generate the most Las Vegas betting action. Michigan State…Read More

SugarHouse Casino Drops Golden Nugget Over NBA Sports Betting Ban in New Jersey

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Pennsylvania’s SugarHouse casino is bailing on its New Jersey sports betting partner, the Golden Nugget, because the Nugget is forbidden from offering NBA betting under New Jersey gambling laws. As an out-of-state company, SugarHouse parent Rush Street Gaming was required to team up with an Atlantic City land-based casino license-holder to enter the New Jersey…Read More

Nevada Brothel Owner Dennis Hof Dead at 72, Status of Raiders-Themed Cathouse Uncertain

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Dennis Hof — America’s most famous legal pimp — is dead at the age of 72. The news came as a shock to those closest to him, as the longtime Nevada brothel owner had just recently celebrated his birthday with a star-studded bash that included such names as pornstar Ron Jeremy, former Arizona sheriff Joe…Read More

Nevada Gaming Regulators Consider Interstate Sports Betting, But Federal Wire Act May Impede Action

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Nevada gaming regulators are wrestling with the idea of allowing casinos to accept sports wagers from customers living in other states where the gambling activity is legal. Of course, the decision comes with a host of legal concerns. Proposed amendments to Regulation 22 of the Nevada Gaming Control Act would modify the directive that “a…Read More

Miami Dolphins Secretly Battling Florida’s Amendment 3

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The Miami Dolphins are quietly opposing a Florida ballot initiative that would hand voters the exclusive right to decide whether to authorize casino gambling. Among a list of names that have made campaign donations to Citizens for the Truth About Amendment 3 (CTAA) — a political action committee opposing the controversial amendment — is “South…Read More

Sports Bettor Risks $67K on Golden State Warriors to Make NBA Playoffs for $670 Net Win

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A $67,736.25 bet on the Golden State Warriors making the NBA Playoffs this year was placed in September at the Westgate SuperBook. Should the ticket slip pay, the gambler stands to take home net proceeds of $677.35. Barring Armageddon, there’s seemingly no way the Warriors don’t reach the postseason next spring. But still, is it…Read More

Floyd Mayweather vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov Boxing Odds Have ‘Money’ Heavy Favorite

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Boxing great Floyd Mayweather and UFC champ Khabib Nurmagomedov are responsible for Conor McGregor’s last two defeats, and now the two are considering squaring off in a fight of their own. Less than two weeks after his rear-naked choke submission over McGregor during UFC 229 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nurmagomedov is challenging Mayweather…Read More

Illinois Lawmakers Considering Sports Betting Legalization, as New Jersey Reports Strong Revenues

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Illinois lawmakers will tackle sports betting this week during a state House Revenue and Finance subcommittee hearing. Along with sports betting, the Illinois House Sales and Other Taxes Subcommittee will discuss the merits of legalizing daily fantasy sports, and authorizing new casinos and granting horse racetracks the right to incorporate slot machines. Revenue Committee Chairperson…Read More

LSU, Michigan Jump in AP Poll After Big Wins, Penn State Repeats History by Losing to OSU, Michigan State

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LSU is once again a Top 5 college football program after the Tigers easily knocked off No. 2 Georgia 36-16 in Death Valley on Saturday. With the win, LSU (6-1) soared eight spots in the AP poll. LSU was Georgia’s first true test of the season, as the Bulldogs had just won win over a…Read More

Soccer Superstar Lionel Messi Teaming Up with Cirque du Soleil for ‘Legacy’ Spectacular

Cirque du Soleil and Argentinean soccer player Lionel Messi — one of the most successful entertainment franchises in Las Vegas history and one of the popular game’s biggest stars — are teaming up. After creating tributes to everyone from the Beatles to Michael Jackson, Cirque is creating an international touring show that will bring “Messi’s…Read More

DraftKings to Find America’s Best Sports Bettor in First-Ever Championship Event

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It was only a matter of time before a bit of creativity started to creep into the sports betting scene. DraftKings (DK) has announced that it will hold the Sports Betting Championships, featuring a prize pool of $2.5 million. Sports betting has been mostly a static affair for decades, dominated by Las Vegas sports books…Read More