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British Soccer Team Arsenal Becomes First Major Sports Outfit to Promote Cryptocurrency

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English Premier League (EPL) club Arsenal has become the first sports team in the world to partner with a cryptocurrency. The soccer team known as “The Gunners” has sealed a deal with crypto gambling platform provider CashBet, which will see them promote CashBet Coin’s forthcoming initial coin offering (ICO) at the Emirates Stadium in North…Read More

Super Bowl Odds Shorten on Eagles, as Large Bets Placed Against Patriots

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The Super Bowl odds opened with the Philadelphia Eagles the biggest underdog in nearly a decade. That might be for good reason, as the team enters the big game with its backup quarterback, and is facing the defending champion New England Patriots and Tom Brady, perhaps the best under-center to ever play the game. With…Read More

NBA Looks to Score off Nationwide Sports Betting, Demands One Percent Cut of Every Bet

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The NBA told the New York Senate Committee on Racing, Gaming, and Wagering yesterday that if the state legalizes sports betting, the league would demand a one percent cut on each bet placed on its games. Appearing in the Albany capital, NBA attorney Dan Spillane testified that the one percent fee would be used to…Read More

Tiger Woods Returns to PGA Tour, Sportsbooks Offer Array of Odds

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Tiger Woods is back on the PGA Tour this week at the very event he played his last official tournament, the Farmers Insurance Open at San Diego’s Torrey Pines Golf Course. While Tiger has lost plenty of fans over the last decade, the golf industry as a whole couldn’t be happier to see the 14-time…Read More

Verizon Plots Entry into Future US Online Sports Betting Market

Verizon mulls US sports betting venture

Telecoms giant Verizon is gambling on the US Supreme Court legalizing sports betting, according to sources who confided in Bloomberg this week. The anonymous insiders claimed Verizon has been meeting with consultants to discuss the feasibility of entering the online sports betting space, should the opportunity become available in the US. Hopes are high that…Read More

Minnesota Casino Mystic Lake Sued After Punting on Super Bowl Nightclub

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Minnesota casino Mystic Lake is being sued by Nomadic Entertainment for abruptly canceling its temporary 65,000-square-foot, 9,000-person capacity nightclub constructed for next week’s Super Bowl festivities. Last September, Mystic Lake, owned by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, announced it was partnering with New York-based Nomadic to build the temporary space in order to host larger…Read More

Eagles Fly Into Super Bowl as Biggest Underdog Since 2009, Patriots Favored by Nearly a Touchdown

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The Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots will meet in Super Bowl LII at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on February 4. One team is there for the fourth time in seven years, and looks to defend its ownership of the Vince Lombardi Trophy. Then there’s the Eagles, a team that hasn’t played in the…Read More

Rhode Island Governor’s Budget Proposal Includes Revenue from Sports Betting

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Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo faced criticism both from fellow Democrats and Republicans across the aisle after submitting a budget plan that relied on several assumptions, including revenue from legalized sports betting. Raimondo shared her $9.4 billion budget for the 2019 fiscal year earlier this week. While sports betting makes up a small portion of…Read More

Las Vegas Sportsbooks Rooting for Jacksonville Jaguars to Win Super Bowl

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Las Vegas sportsbooks are pulling for the Jacksonville Jaguars to win Super Bowl LII. Despite the team having the longest preseason odds of winning the NFL’s biggest game, there were so few preseason bets that the team is still the best-case scenario for two major oddsmakers. As the Championship Round of the NFL Playoffs kicks…Read More

PGA Tour Members Tee-Off on ‘Laughable’ Sports Integrity Program

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As the PGA Tour gets back into full swing with complete fields, players are being forced to watch an anti-gambling video prior to teeing off in their first tournament in 2018. Some of their reviews on the video have been less than favorable. The PGA Tour’s Integrity Program, which was announced last fall and officially…Read More

Trout Reels in Largest MLB Salary, Angels Improve World Series Odds

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Mike Trout is finding out it’s nice to be the biggest fish in the pond. The Los Angeles Angels outfielder is now the highest paid player in Major League Baseball and will earn $34 million next season. His team also improved their chances to win the World Series. They opened as a 50-1 selection to…Read More

Early Super Bowl Bets Popping Up, Sports Books Sticking with Patriots

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Though there are two games this weekend to decide who will go to Super Bowl LII on Feb. 2 in Minneapolis, MN some online sports books have already posted odds for potential matchups. Much like the rest of the year they are solidly leaning towards the New England Patriots. Bovada.lv thinks the defending champions will…Read More

Abu Dhabi Favorite Dustin Johnson Stumbles in First Round

Dustin Johnson

He was installed as the 9-2 favorite at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship but a lackluster 72 in the first round put him six shots behind the leaders on Thursday. It was the first round in the last five that he didn’t post an under-par score. Because of his even par in the opening round…Read More

Promoter Says Manny Pacquiao Close to April Fight in Las Vegas

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Most legislators visit with constituents or family when a Congressional session is in recess but Philippine Senator Manny Pacquiao might be in the boxing ring. Promoter Bob Arum said Tuesday that he is working with ESPN to bring the fighter to Las Vegas to fight an undisclosed opponent on April 21. Pacquiao hasn’t fought since…Read More

Phil Mickelson Enters First PGA Tour Event of Year as 22-1 Selection

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It is a tournament he has won twice and Phil Mickelson decided it was the place he wanted to make his 2018 PGA Tour debut. The 47 year old is a 22-1 pick to win the CareerBuilder Challenge for the third time. The event begins on Thursday and is played on three different courses in…Read More