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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

Study Suggests NFL Will Win Billions Annually From Sports Betting Expansion

NFL sports betting expansion revenue

The NFL might have been opposed to the expansion of sports betting in America, but a new study concludes that the league will reap handsome financial rewards from the spread of the gambling activity. A Nielsen Sports study commissioned by the American Gaming Association (AGA) finds that the NFL will benefit to the tune of…Read More

Steelers’ Super Bowl Odds Dip As Le’Veon Bell Holdout Drags Into Regular Season

The odds of a leading Super Bowl contender could begin to slip without the services of one of its best players and one of the NFL’s all-around leaders in production. It’s the Wednesday before the season opener and Pittsburgh Steelers’ star running back Le’Veon Bell is nowhere to be found. Whatever comes of the franchise-tagged…Read More

David Ortiz Slams Suggestion in New Book That He Had Any Ties to Gambling on Baseball

David Ortiz

The most beloved Boston Red Sox player of the modern era is speaking out to clear his name against allegations that he may have been linked to gambling on baseball. David Ortiz is sounding off following the release of a book called “Baseball Cop: The Dark Side of America’s National Pastime.” The book is written…Read More

William Hill Strikes Gold with Eldorado Resorts, Signs Major US Sports Betting Deal

William Hill

William Hill has pulled off a US sports betting coup, signing a 25-year deal with Eldorado Resorts, one of the biggest regional casino operators in America. The British bookmaking giant will become Eldorado’s exclusive sports betting partner, providing both digital and land-based sports betting services, as well as online gaming, in states where legal. The…Read More

Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Bryson DeChambeau Ryder Cup Picks, Team USA Favorite Over Europe

Tiger Woods Ryder Cup odds

Tiger Woods was all but a sure thing to be named to his eighth Ryder Cup appearance, and on Tuesday, US Captain Jim Furyk made it official. Along with the 14-time major winner, Furyk announced Phil Mickelson and Bryson DeChambeau as two additional picks. Furyk has one remaining selection, which he says he’ll make following…Read More

Jon Kyl, Longtime Online Gambling Foe, Replaces John McCain in US Senate

Jon Kyl

Arizona’s Republican Governor Doug Ducey announced Tuesday he has chosen former US Senator Jon Kyl to take the late John McCain’s seat in the Senate. The appointment returns to Congress one of the most tireless legislators against online gambling since the dawn of the industry at a crucial time for sports betting regulation in the…Read More

College Football Week Two: Home Underdogs Offer Enticing Money Line Plays

Week two of the college football season features an intriguing mix of home dogs and heavy favorites who are looking to “right” some “wrongs” from week one. Whether you’re hunting for an early season money line upset, or willing to lay a lot of chalk with traditional powerhouses against outmatched opponents, there’s something at the…Read More

NFL Betting Week One Preview: LeBron Gone From Cavs, But ‘Believeland’ Finding Optimism in Browns

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NFL betting lines are active in five states where sports gambling is now legal, and to some surprise, an early 2018-19 season wagering favorite has been the Cleveland Browns. Yes, the team that went 0-16 last year. ESPN reported last month that the Browns are receiving substantial action at several Las Vegas sportsbooks. And as…Read More

Bryson DeChambeau Takes Commanding FedEx Cup Lead at Playoffs Halfway Point

Bryson DeChambeau FedEx Cup golf odds

After Bryson DeChambeau won the first two legs of the 2018 FedEx Cup Playoffs, the 24-year-old stands tall in a dominating position at the halfway mark. With just the BMW Championship and TOUR Championship remaining, DeChambeau is atop the playoff leaderboard with 5,617 points. Dustin Johnson is his nearest competitor at 3,289 points. DeChambeau is…Read More

Vegas Golden Knights Won’t Be Sneaking Up On Sportsbooks This Year, Opening With 12-to-1 Cup Odds

This time last year, a $20 bet on the Vegas Golden Knights to win the Stanley Cup was slated to win $10,000. Ultimately, the expansion franchise fell three wins short of hoisting hockey’s ultimate trophy, but they gave Las Vegas sportsbooks a good sweat in the process. Needless to say, the Golden Knights won’t open…Read More