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Las Vegas Raiders Stadium Designed With Super Bowl in Mind, Officials Optimistic Venue Can Host Big Game

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The Las Vegas Raiders are scheduled to begin playing in Sin City at the start of the 2020 NFL season. Soon after they do, the odds are growing strong that the $1.8 billion stadium will be designated as a future home of the Super Bowl. The Southern Nevada Sporting Event Committee (SNSEC), which was formed…Read More

New Jersey Sportsbooks Handle More Than $95M in August, Boosting Casino Revenue

New Jersey sportsbooks revenue

New Jersey sportsbooks started to reap serious benefits for casinos and racetracks in August, as gamblers plunked down more than $95 million in sports bets during the month. While most of that money came via retail sales at brick-and-mortar locations, it was also the first month in which some online betting was available, and as…Read More

Gennady Golovkin Favored in Saturday’s Middleweight Title Rematch vs. Canelo Alvarez

Gennady Golovkin Canelo Alvarez

Gennady Golovkin comes into Saturday’s middleweight championship fight against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez as the consensus favorite in the highly anticipated rematch of their September 2017 bout. That first encounter ended in a controversial draw, leaving both fighters with plenty to prove when they meet this weekend at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Controversial Draw…Read More

Alliance of American Football to Embrace Sports Betting, MGM Resorts Gets Sponsorship Deal

Alliance of American Football

A brand new football league will embrace sports betting as part of its very fabric when it kicks off next spring. The Alliance of American Football (AAF) will launch in early February. It won’t be the first league to offer an alternative to the NFL, but it does bring an approach never before attempted in North…Read More

Bryson DeChambeau FedEx Cup Favorite, But Top Five Control Own Destiny

Bryson DeChambeau FedEx Cup golf odds

If the Las Vegas odds come true on September 23, Bryson DeChambeau will be handed a check for $10 million. Heading into the Tour Championship at East Lake, the 24-year-old (who will turn 25 September 16) is positioned to receive a payday that would surpass his entire career earnings, which include three wins in 2018….Read More

Vegas Golden Knights Regular Season Prop Bets Unveiled at Westgate SuperBook

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The Vegas Golden Knights get back on the ice early next month following their historic inaugural year, and Sin City casinos are once again offering up a smorgasbord of odds in order to collect the largest handle possible on the home team. The Westgate SuperBook has posted numerous regular season propositions on the franchise’s second…Read More

Kentucky Legislature Preparing to Regulate Sports Betting, Governor’s Stance Still a Mystery

A Kentucky State Senator is optimistic that the state legislature will approve legalized sports gambling during the upcoming 2019 legislative session, and went a step further, saying the Bluegrass State should be one of the states leading the way. Speaking recently, Kentucky Senate Majority Leader Damon Thayer said, “I don’t want us to be one…Read More

New Jersey Sports Betting Revenues to Eclipse Nevada’s in Just Three Years

New Jersey Sports Betting

New Jersey’s sports betting market will overtake Nevada’s by 2021, according to new analysis by Eilers & Krejcik Gaming (EKG). It’s almost four months since New Jersey’s Monmouth Park racetrack took the state’s first legal sports wager and there are now seven live sports books and seven mobile betting apps jostling for position in this…Read More

From Vegas to New Jersey, Week 1 NFL Action Attracts Crowds of Bettors to Sportsbooks

Week 1 NFL Betting

The first Sunday of the NFL season is a huge day for football fans who have been waiting for months to see what their favorite teams and players can do on the field. But it may be an even bigger deal for bookmakers, as the NFL is the biggest attraction for bettors in the United…Read More

Georges St-Pierre Slimming Down for McGregor Fight? Ex-Champ Addresses Rampant Rumors

Georges St-Pierre

Mixed martial arts legend Georges St-Pierre (GSP) is for the first time addressing rumors that he could face the winner of the upcoming fight between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov. The former UFC champion in both the welterweight and middleweight divisions hasn’t been seen in the Octagon since UFC 217 in Montreal last November. It…Read More

Bet365 Million-Pound Customer Payout Dispute Heads to Court

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A woman who claims sports betting giant Bet365 owes her more than £1 million in winnings and damages will have her day in court. Northern Irish student Megan McCann was 19 years old when she placed 960 each-way “Lucky 15” bets on 12 horses in four races in June 2016. Lucky 15s are a type…Read More

Premier League Teams Slammed by National Health Service for Not Pitching in on Gambling Programs

Premier League

The head of England’s National Health Service (NHS) is calling on English Premier League (EPL) football clubs – and the betting firms which sponsor them – to do more to tackle the issue of problem gambling. NHS chief Simon Stevens spoke out this week, calling gambling addiction one of the “new threats” facing public health…Read More

Penn State vs. Pitt, USC vs. Stanford Rivalries Headline Otherwise Ho-Hum College Football Week Two

Penn State college football odds

The No. 13 Penn State Nittany Lions (1-0) travel 140 miles west to play in-state rivals Pittsburgh Panthers (1-0) in a nationally televised Saturday night primetime broadcast. The game is one of the marquee matchups that fans are looking forward to in second week of the college football season. PSU is an 8.5-point favorite, and…Read More

Mississippi Sports Betting Operations Handle $10 Million in First Month

Mississippi sports betting

Mississippi sports betting has got off to a good start, the state’s gaming commission insisted Thursday, with $9.8 million handled at Mississippi casinos from the start of August through September 3. Handle relates to bets taken before winnings are paid out. Bookmakers typically retain about 5 percent of handle as “hold,” which equates to their…Read More

Bookie Offers Odds on ‘Anonymous’ Trump-Blasting New York Times Op-Ed Author

New York Times op-ed

Few love US President Donald Trump more than the novelty bookmakers of the world, and now Costa-Rica based MyBookie.ag is offering odds on the mystery author of a scathing New York Times (NYT) op-ed about the controversial American leader. The identity of the supposed White House mole who authored the incendiary piece — which characterizes Trump’s…Read More