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Australian Politicians Criticized for Accepting Perks From Gambling Companies

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Politicians in Australia are coming under criticism by watchdog groups for accepting gifts from gambling companies as they debate legislation on industry reforms. The organizations believe changes should be made to what they see as cozy relationships between government officials and the casinos and betting sites. The latest example they point out was Tuesday’s Melbourne…Read More

Breeders’ Cup Investigating Betting Challenge Results Following Criticism

Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge

The Breeders’ Cup has delayed paying the winners in its annual Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge following allegations that the winner and at least one other player may have cooperated in ways that violate the rules of the tournament based around horse racing. The Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC) is the largest live-money handicapping tournament in…Read More

Duke Enters NCAAM Season as Title Favorites, Bettors Like Michigan State

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The top-ranked Duke Blue Devils are the consensus favorite among college basketball analysts to be the team to beat for the 2017-18 NCAAM season. After being upset by South Carolina in the round of 32 during March Madness, the Blue Devils return perhaps the most talented roster in the nation. Welcoming in Trevon Duval at…Read More

Raiders President Advises Las Vegas on Prospects for Landing Super Bowl, NFL Draft, World Cup

Raiders President Marc Badain at a Las Vegas Stadium Authority meeting

The Oakland Raiders are three years away from playing in their new $1.9 billion stadium just off the Las Vegas Strip, but the team’s president is already thinking about how it could host future Super Bowls and World Cup events. Marc Badain spoke to the Las Vegas Stadium Authority on Thursday and laid out a…Read More

College Football Coach Rankles Bettors with Point Spread Tweet After 4th Quarter Safety

Florida Atlantic coach Lane Kiffin

Florida Atlantic University football coach Lane Kiffin said he was only joking when he tweeted about not covering the point spread in Friday’s game against Marshall, but the NCAA wasn’t laughing. Gambling is one subject that the governing body of college athletics doesn’t find funny. The 42-year-old coach, who is in his first year at…Read More

Brent Musberger Doubts Veracity of RJ Bell’s $14M Mystery World Series Bettor Tale

R.J. Bell

It was a run of luck that seemed impossible and now some are questioning whether the mystery man who reportedly made $14 million betting on the World Series actually exists. The person who wrote about the anonymous gambler insists that he is real despite the criticism. R.J. Bell, who provides odds for the Associated Press,…Read More

Bet365 Revenue Hits $2.8 Billion Over Last 12 Months, Profits Soar 10 Percent

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Bet365 generated £2.15 billion ($2.83 billion) in revenue during its latest fiscal year, marking the first time in company history that the UK online sportsbook and casino operator surpassed the £2 billion milestone. According to a financial release, Bet365 saw gross revenue climb from $2.17 billion in its previous reporting period to $2.83 billion, for…Read More

DraftKings Would Consider Becoming Sportsbook on PASPA Repeal, For Now Will Stream EuroLeague

DraftKings Jason Robins sports betting

DraftKings CEO Jason Robins tells Bloomberg that the daily fantasy sports (DFS) company would consider transitioning into an online sportsbook in the United States should there be a change to the federal law that currently bans sports betting in all but four states. Next month, the US Supreme Court will hear an appeal from New…Read More

Longshot Rekindling Wins Melbourne Cup, Makes Man $1 Million

Rekindling, Melbourne Cup

Longshot Rekindling captured one of the world’s richest horse races at Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup in Australia and made one man a millionaire. The annual horserace attracts approximately 90,000 fans to Flemington Racecourse and the two-mile contest has a purse of $6.2 million (AUS). It is known as “The race that stops a nation,” and politicians…Read More

Underdogs Pay Well as Champions, Favorites Fall at UFC 217

UFC 217

Underdogs ruled the octagon on Saturday night at UFC 217 at Madison Square Garden as all three title matches were won by the challengers. Two of those losses included heavy favorites. It was the first time in the sport’s history where there were three new champions. There were 11 bouts on the evening and eight…Read More

Houston Texans Quarterback DeShaun Watson Suffers Torn ACL Lost for Season

DeShaun Watson

Houston quarterback DeShaun Watson suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in practice on Thursday and is reportedly out for the rest of the season. He injured his right knee in a non-contact drill on a grass field and witnesses said it appeared that he tripped or fell. The loss of the rookie signal caller was…Read More

Duke No. 1 in Associated Press Basketball Poll, Favorite to Win Title

Duke Basketball

The Duke Blue Devils have won five NCAA Basketball Championships in the university’s history and they are ranked No. 1 in the Associated Press Basketball poll and favored to win their sixth title. The team lost last year in the second round of the tournament. They also saw four of their starters depart and those…Read More

Astros Win World Series, Among Favorites to Repeat in 2018

Houston Astros win world series

The Houston Astros jumped out to an early lead and were able to keep the Los Angeles Dodgers offense at bay, winning Game 7 by a 5-1 score to earn the first World Series title in franchise history. While the game lacked the thrilling back-and-forth action that punctuated much of the series, there was still…Read More

Georgia Tops Alabama in First College Football Playoff Rankings

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The sportsbooks and pollsters preferred Alabama, but in the first college football playoff rankings Georgia was placed at the top spot. Both teams are undefeated, but flopped positions in Tuesday’s rankings. Alabama has been at No. 1 in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll since the preseason and were also the first choice with oddsmakers….Read More

Mystery Vegas Gambler Keeps Betting It All on World Series, Up to $14M Riding on Game 7

World Series betting victory

It’s Game 7 of the World Series, and everything is on the line. But forget the Dodgers and Astros players, for one mystery gambler in Las Vegas, this game could determine if a betting streak of historic proportions will pay out for the record books or ultimately end in a bust. Associated Press oddsmaker RJ…Read More