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MLB Playoffs Set, Las Vegas Likes Indians and Dodgers for World Series

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The 2017 MLB Playoffs appear to have all the elements needed to create a wildly entertaining postseason. Three teams won 100 games during the regular season, rivals Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees are both playing October baseball for the first time since 2009. The Cleveland Indians are trying to win their first championship…Read More

Cleveland Indians Get Behind Legalized DFS in Ohio

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Ohio’s fantasy sports bill has the backing of its major sports teams. This week, Cleveland Indians chairman and CEO Paul Dolan wrote to the Ohio Senate Finance Committee, which is examining the bill, in support of legal and regulated DFS. His letter joins others submitted to the committee last week by executives from the Columbus…Read More

Las Vegas Site for Meetings in College Basketball Bribery, Corruption Scandal

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Las Vegas has been the backdrop for nefarious activities in the past and it acted as a host for three meetings with college basketball coaches accused of bribery and corruption in the biggest scandal to hit the sport since point shaving scandal six decades ago. The assistants are among 10 people associated with the sport…Read More

Tiger Woods Admits His Playing Career Might Be Done, Oddsmakers Still Offering Bets

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Tiger Woods has finally admitted what many golf fans have been saying for years: he’s finished. Or, at least he might be. Woods, 41, is outside Manhattan this week in Jersey City at Liberty National Golf Club where he’s serving as an assistant captain to the US Team at the Presidents Cup. Prior to play…Read More

Paddy Power Betfair Accused of Backstabbing Betting Industry Over FOBTs

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PaddyPower Betfair has broken ranks with the UK betting industry and the Association of British Bookmakers (ABB), of which it is member, by declaring its support of the slashing the stakes of fixed-odds betting terminals. In a letter from PaddyPower Betfair CEO Breon Corcoran to Tracey Crouch, the Minister for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport,…Read More

Colleges Dealing with Federal Bribery Investigation; Louisville’s Rick Pitino Removed

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The other shoes are dropping all over the country as college basketball programs are dealing with the fallout over the FBI investigation into alleged illegal relationships with Adidas representatives and sports agents. On Wednesday legendary Louisville Coach Rick Pitino was put on unpaid administrative leave by university president Greg Postel. The 65-year-old coach said in…Read More

Poll: Americans Want to Legalize Sports Betting, as Gaming Industry Calls for PASPA Repeal

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Sports betting has been banned in America in all but four states since 1992, but a new poll shows that the majority of US adults support amending that prohibition. A study conducted by the University of Massachusetts Lowell in conjunction with The Washington Post found that 55 percent of Americans support the legalizing of betting…Read More

Dwyane Wade to Join LeBron in Cleveland, Oddsmakers Shorten Title Odds

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Dwyane Wade is reportedly ready to join his longtime pal LeBron James in Cleveland in hopes of winning his fourth NBA title. In response, sportsbooks are shortening odds on the Cavaliers winning their second championship in three years. Online sportsbook Bovada now has the Cavs at +450 to win the Larry O’Brien Trophy. Less than…Read More

Key Information Left Out of OJ Simpson Parole Hearing Spurs Gloria Allred to Push for Change to Nevada Law

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Celebrity attorney Gloria Allred is seeing red over OJ Simpson’s imminent release from a Nevada prison, and she’s put in motion legislation to see to it that the state’s laws change going forward as a result. OJ Simpson could be released from Nevada’s Lovelock Correctional Center as early as this Sunday, October 1, but had…Read More

Raiders Negotiating Oakland Coliseum Lease Extension, as Las Vegas Stadium Suffers Setbacks

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Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis is ready to move his NFL franchise to Las Vegas, but before that can happen, the team of course needs somewhere to play. With the typical red tape getting in the way, it now appears unlikely that the $1.9 billion domed stadium near the Strip will be ready in time…Read More

North Korea Faces Off with US, as Paddy Power Offers Lines to Bettors

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North Korea has warned that an attack on the United States is forthcoming, after President Donald Trump tweeted that leader Kim Jong Un “won’t be around much longer” should he continue carrying out nuclear missile tests. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said this week that Trump’s comments constituted a “declaration of war,” something…Read More

Alabama Still Favorite to Win National Championship, Barkley Takes Over Heisman Race

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While oddsmakers haven’t changed their minds on who they believe will win college football’s national championship, they do have a new darling for who they think will take home the Heisman Trophy. The preseason selections for teams to win the final game don’t look much different after four weeks of play. Alabama remained the top…Read More

Like Many Players, NFL Ratings Take a Knee, as Trump Wages War Against Football League

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NFL ratings are down in the early weeks, but all eyes will be on the audience numbers for week three after President Donald Trump engaged in a culture war with the professional football league. Numerous players and teams took a “stand” on Sunday by taking a knee during the national anthem, protesting social injustices of…Read More

Minnesota Super Bowl Pop-Up Nightclub Announced at Nearby Majestic Lake Casino

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Super Bowl LII, or 52nd for those not versed in their Roman numerals, will take place on February 4, 2018, at the domed US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Home of the Minnesota Vikings, the big game will bring the American sporting world north to a city where the average daily high during that time of…Read More

Paddy Power’s Trump-Designated Oddsmaker Covers Contingencies You Never Imagined

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Donald Trump odds at Irish bookmaker Paddy Power cover just about every conceivable happening these days, with a “Head of Trump Betting” at the online operator tasked with setting lines on everything from his relationship with Melania to the measurements of his First Member. Notorious for offering seemingly absurd lines through its novelty division, Paddy…Read More