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NFL Star Tom Brady’s Future Book Already Best Seller

Tom Brady book

With not one word written, NFL star Tom Brady’s book is already a bestseller. On Thursday, the Patriot’s quarterback announced he was penning a tome on helping people live healthier lifestyles and it went to No. 1 in two categories on Amazon. The TB12 Method: How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance is Brady’s…Read More

DraftKings and FanDuel Fight Back Against Bid to Block Merger

DraftKings and FanDuel state case for merger

DraftKings and FanDuel have launched a vigorous defense of their merger plans, insisting that the proposed tie-up would be a good thing for market competition. Last month, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) launched proceedings to block the deal on the grounds that it violated antitrust laws and would create a “near monopoly” of the…Read More

Ex-NFL Player Gets 15 Months for Role in Drugs and Gambling Racket

Derel Loville sentenced to 15 months in prison for drug dealing

Derek Loville, a former NFL running back and three-time Super Bowl winner, was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Wednesday for dealing ecstasy and oxycodone for a criminal gang. Loville’s supplier was his friend, the former USC football player Owen Hanson, who ran a sprawling drugs and gambling empire known as ODOG until his…Read More

Tiger Woods Completes Rehab, But Oddsmakers Aren’t Betting on a Comeback

Tiger Woods rehab arrest

Tiger Woods said this week that he’s undergone an intensive out of state in-patient rehab program to better manage his use of pain medications, but Las Vegas oddsmakers don’t expect him back on the golf course anytime soon. Woods, who hasn’t finished a golf tournament since January, skipped the Masters in April after undergoing a…Read More

Paddy Power Slammed For ‘Defacing’ Historic Fertility Symbol

Paddy Power Defaces Cern Abbas Giant

Mischievous Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has been criticized for “defacing” the Cerne Abbas Giant, a possibly ancient hillside chalk drawing in Dorset, England. The 180-foot-tall sexually-explicit image on the side of a hill towering over the quiet village of Cerne Abbas depicts a naked man wielding a club and sporting a 30-foot erection. But since…Read More

Venus Williams Breaks Down Discussing Fatal Car Crash After Wimbledon Victory

Venus Williams in tears at Wimbledon

The usually stoic Venus Williams displayed a rare burst of emotion on Monday at Wimbledon, while talking about a car crash in which she was recently found to be at fault that resulted in the death of a Florida man. In her first live remarks about the June 9 automobile accident that involved her and…Read More

Lebron James Says Steph Curry Should Be Making ‘400 Million’ In The NBA

NBA offseason trades basketball odds

This summer’s NBA offseason has general managers and franchises scrambling to find a way to somehow compete against superteams Golden State and Cleveland next fall, and that’s forcing Nevada oddsmakers into continually updating their futures. The flurry of activity has already seen multiple superstars switch teams in hopes of providing better competition against the Warriors…Read More

Underdog Bettors Rejoice Over Controversial Pacquiao Upset

Sportsbooks didn’t think it was possible for Jeff Horn to upset Manny Pacquiao, but got stung by the boxer nicknamed “The Hornet,” when the challenger made those who bet on the long shot very happy. The 29-year-old boxer won a controversial unanimous decision against the former champion, Saturday, in Brisbane, Australia. He entered the fight…Read More

Future Uncertain After Tennis Star Venus Williams’ Fatal Car Accident Involvement Shows Fault

Venus Williams accident

Venus Williams, one of greatest tennis players of all time, was found at fault in an auto collision that ultimately  claimed the life of a 79-year-old man. The accident happened June 9 in Palm Beach, Florida,  but the results of an investigation into the chain of events was just made public on Thursday. Williams was…Read More

LaVar Ball Antics Don’t Change Oddsmakers View of Lakers Chances

Lavar and Lonzo Ball

The circus that is LaVar Ball has made it to the Big Top, but not everyone is buying a ticket to the show. After proclaiming on draft day that his son, Lonzo, who was picked second by the Los Angeles Lakers, would lead the team to the playoffs in his first season, oddsmakers were not…Read More

Sports Bettor Goes After Deadspin with $10 Million Defamation Suit

RJ Bell Sues Deadspin

Vegas-based professional sports-better and handicapper RJ Bell, who runs the tipster website Pregame.com, has launched a $10 million defamation case against sports site Deadspin. Proving his knack for backing a winner, Bell has hired lawyer Charles Harder, who represented Hulk Hogan in his $140 million invasion of privacy suit against Gawker, which published a sex-tape…Read More

Vegas Golden Knights Hit Jackpot in Draft, but 200-1 to Win Cup

Vegas Golden Knights Stanley Cup

The newest NHL team finally has picked their squad and observers believe they had a successful draft, but don’t go planning a Stanley Cup parade for the Vegas Golden Knights just yet. The team remains a huge underdog to win hockey’s coveted trophy, and there is still a long ways to go to be consistent…Read More

Westgate LV SuperBook Posts Odds for Vegas Golden Knights Games

Vegas Golden Knights

The NHL’s newest team, the Vegas Golden Knights, aren’t expected to do much in their inaugural season, but the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook really doubts their chances in the team’s first game of the season. The oddsmakers made the city’s first professional sports team a huge underdog when they go on the road against the…Read More

FA Quits Ladbrokes Sponsorship Deal After Player Betting Controversies

Ladbrokes stadium sponsor

The Football Association, English Soccer’s governing body, has severed its four-year sponsorship deal with Ladbrokes after only one season. The FA announced on Thursday that it would be not only cutting short its deal with Ladbrokes, worth some £4 million ($5 million) per year, but also will be banning all commercial sponsorship deals between betting…Read More

FAA Reviewing Las Vegas Raiders Stadium Plan, Height Key Issue

FAA Las Vegas Raiders stadium

The FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) has received a request from the Las Vegas Raiders asking the agency to review construction plans for its 65,000-seat domed NFL football stadium. The $1.9 billion project is set to be built on a 62-acre plot of land between Russell Road and Hacienda Avenue just west of I-15. The FAA…Read More