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Another All-Star Joins Warriors, Las Vegas Odds Say Might as Well Call Off Season

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Four-time NBA All-Star DeMarcus Cousins is upstaging the importance of LeBron James’ Decision 3.0 to join the Los Angeles Lakers. On Monday, Cousins announced he was joining Golden State on a one-year, $5.3 million deal. The winners of three of the last four NBA Finals, the Warriors will now start an all-star at every position….Read More

World Cup Betting: Belgium Breaks Japanese Hearts, Brazil Plays Like Champion-Elect

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Russia 2018 has given us a taste of everything so far — the goal-fests, the chaotic giant-killing upsets, the dramatic penalty saves — and now we have the crazy late comeback. To the impartial, Belgium snatching victory from the jaws of defeat against Japan on Monday could be the best bit so far. They could…Read More

DFS Revenue Plateaus, Legal Sports Betting Could Be Dampening Thrill of Fantasy Sports

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The daily fantasy sports market has stagnated, according to new figures released by the New York State Gaming Commission. The regulator reports that all DFS sites licensed in New York State, which includes all the major players in the industry, handled $3.2 billion in entry fees in the last fiscal year to April, generating $335…Read More

Foxwoods Casino to Offer Live-Dealer Online Gambling Internationally But Won’t Get A Cut

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The Mashantucket Pequot tribe, owner of Foxwoods casino in Connecticut, has launched a real-money, live-streaming online roulette product, but since online gaming is currently illegal in the state, it won’t be taking a cent from the gamblers placing bets. In partnership with Malta-based Authentic Gaming, a supplier of live casino solutions, table games will be…Read More

World Cup Betting: Spain, Argentina, Portugal Crash Out, as Mbappe Shines for France

World Cup Betting

First the Germans and now this! Spain’s shock elimination from Russia 2018 against the host, Russia, on penalties Sunday has rendered the World Cup betting odds unrecognizable from the list of favorites we began the tournament with three weeks ago. It’s also likely to have frustrated thousands upon thousands of gamblers who backed “La Furia…Read More

LeBron to Lakers Shortens Los Angeles NBA Title Odds, Cavs Now 500/1

LeBron James Los Angeles Lakers odds

LeBron James is taking his talents to Los Angeles, and while that’s major news throughout the sports world, in Las Vegas it has sportsbooks scrambling to readjust their 2018-19 NBA Finals odds. Sportsbooks had taken a possible LeBron signing into account for multiple teams in their NBA futures, including the eventual winning Los Angeles Lakers….Read More

Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin Summit Spurs Online Odds, Media Favors Russia Emerging as Victor

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Another month, another highly controversial summit for President Donald Trump. Just 35 days after Trump became the first sitting US president to meet the supreme leader of North Korea, the commander-in-chief is traveling to meet another contentious world leader in Russia’s Vladimir Putin. Trump and Putin will converge Finland on July 16 following a NATO…Read More

Dallas Police SWATDown: Four Officers Face Charges Including Gambling, Bribery, and Money Laundering

Three Dallas Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) police officers have turned themselves in and are facing a bevy of gambling-related charges, along with money laundering and engaging in organized criminal activity: charges for which they would normally be on the other end of the law. It’s further fallout from the earlier arrest of officer Edrick…Read More

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred Says Casinos Can’t ‘Free Ride’ on Baseball

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Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred explained his position this week that sportsbooks should be required to pay the league a percentage of revenue stemming from bets placed on professional baseball games. Manfred pointed to increased costs of monitoring betting patterns for suspicious activity that might threaten the integrity of MLB. Appearing on “Boomer and…Read More

World Cup Bracket Set as Knockout Rounds Begin on Saturday

World Cup Bracket Knockout rounds

The group stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup has concluded, leaving only 16 teams still in the running for the most prestigious championship title in all of sports. With the knockout bracket now set in stone, it’s time to look at the path forward for each of the favorites, which teams are set up…Read More

New Jersey Hard Rock Soft Launches Real-Money Online Casino Gaming Site

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Hard Rock Atlantic City — New Jersey’s newest land-based resort — debuted its real-money online casino in the New Jersey market on Thursday. The site is currently in beta-testing, and opened quietly, with little of the fanfare of its brick-and-mortar counterpart’s official opening ceremony on the same day. The Hard Rock Atlantic City unlocked its…Read More

LeBron James Decision 2.0 Controlling Las Vegas NBA Futures

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Where is LeBron James going to take his talents next? It’s the question on every NBA fan and analysts’ mind, as well as oddsmakers in Las Vegas. The Decision 2.0 could be revealed as early as Friday, June 29. James has until midnight to notify the Cleveland Cavaliers as to whether he’s opting out of…Read More

World Cup Odds Shift After Defending Champion Germany Eliminated

World Cup Germany Eliminated

Germany came into the 2018 FIFA World Cup as virtual co-favorites with Brazil to win the title. Instead, the defending champions will be making their earliest exit from the tournament since 1938, and that will definitely shake-up the World Cup odds for the remaining teams. Germany lost their final group stage match 2-0 to South…Read More

England’s Back-to-Back Wins Provoke Record World Cup Betting Rampage Followed by Media Backlash

World Cup betting

England’s unusually good start to the World Cup has prompted a patriotic betting bonanza in the UK, the world’s biggest regulated sports betting market. Betting industry figures seen by The Times newspaper this week suggest up to $2.5 billion could be wagered on the tournament — that’s around 50 percent more than the UK bet…Read More

Pittsburgh Pirates Want Cut of Sports Betting Profits to Fund Stadium Upgrades

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The Pittsburgh Pirates are taking the concept of “integrity fees” to whole new heights as they seek to benefit from proceeds derived from new sports betting legislation to improve their stadium. In a letter to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), team President Frank Coonelly suggests that a cut of sports betting revenues should go…Read More