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NBA Playoff Betting: No Sure Thing, Despite Predictable Teams Headed to Finals

NBA Playoff Betting: No Sure Thing, Despite Predictable Teams Headed to Finals

Jon Sofen - May 14th, 2017

With conference finals getting underway, the NBA Playoffs are heating up. Las Vegas oddsmakers say your best bet is on the Golden State Warriors and/or the Cleveland Cavaliers, as these […]

Savage Prop: Can Mike Noori Eat $1k Worth of McDonald’s in 36 Hours?

Savage Prop: Can Mike Noori Eat $1k Worth of McDonald’s in 36 Hours?

John Reger - May 8th, 2017

Competitive eaters, place your bets. In a proposition wager that some might find hard to digest, poker pro Mike Noori and tournament director Matt Savage have agreed to see just […]

Stephen Hawking Sets Line for Destruction of Planet at 100 Years from Now

Stephen Hawking Sets Line for Destruction of Planet at 100 Years from Now

John Reger - May 7th, 2017

Between global warming, artificial intelligence, and the not-so-long odds of being hit by an asteroid, Stephen Hawking believes we are doomed. The renowned theoretical physicist previously claimed humankind had about […]

MGM Resorts Ready to Get in On New Jersey’s Online Gambling Game

MGM Resorts Ready to Get in On New Jersey’s Online Gambling Game

Jon Sofen - May 4th, 2017

MGM Resorts International is ready to wade into online gambling waters in New Jersey. No launch date has been set, but the Las Vegas-based casino giant said its “playMGM” online […]

Feds Seize Property Worth $6 Million from Texas Family Pegged for Running Illegal Sports Betting Biz

Feds Seize Property Worth $6 Million from Texas Family Pegged for Running Illegal Sports Betting Biz

John Reger - May 3rd, 2017

Federal authorities have accused the owner of a used car dealership in Beaumont, Texas, of running a multimillion-dollar illegal sports betting enterprise. Attorneys for the IRS and Department of Homeland […]

Nevada Gaming Revenues Jump on March Madness Betting Gains

Nevada Gaming Revenues Jump on March Madness Betting Gains

Daniel Smyth - April 29th, 2017

The Nevada Gaming Control Board (GCB) released its latest monthly revenue report last week. Casinos across the state won more than $991 million from bettors in March, reflecting gains of […]

American Gaming Association Puts Its Money on Lawmakers to End Sports Betting Ban

American Gaming Association Puts Its Money on Lawmakers to End Sports Betting Ban

John Reger - April 26th, 2017

While members of Congress may have sent some mixed signals over the years, the American Gaming Association (AGA) believes that most legislators are in favor of ending the federal ban […]

New Poll On Las Vegas NFL and NHL Teams Shows Concern About Players and Refs Gambling on Games

New Poll On Las Vegas NFL and NHL Teams Shows Concern About Players and Refs Gambling on Games

John Reger - April 19th, 2017

Will the Oakland Raiders players and Vegas Golden Knight players be more tempted to gamble on games if they live in Las Vegas? A poll released by Seton Hall University […]

Vegas Dave Indicted for Misuse of Social Security Numbers

Vegas Dave Indicted for Misuse of Social Security Numbers

John Reger - April 14th, 2017

“Vegas Dave” David Oancea, who has built a reputation for betting and winning on underdogs, might be facing his toughest long shot yet, beating a federal indictment. He was charged […]

PokerStars No Longer Relying Exclusively on Poker, Embraces Sports Betting and Casino Gambling

PokerStars No Longer Relying Exclusively on Poker, Embraces Sports Betting and Casino Gambling

Jon Sofen - April 7th, 2017

There was a time when PokerStars was unique in that it was a rare poker-only internet gambling site. Rational Enterprises, the site’s original owners, relied solely on poker revenue. Amaya […]

Oakland Raiders Officially Moving to Las Vegas No Thanks to Sheldon Adelson

Oakland Raiders Officially Moving to Las Vegas No Thanks to Sheldon Adelson

Jon Sofen - March 28th, 2017

The Oakland Raiders will soon be skipping town and heading south to the desert. NFL teams voted 31-1 on Monday to approve the team’s relocation to Las Vegas. Only 24 […]