Nevada Surges, New Jersey Falls In February Sports Betting Revenue

Super Bowl LIV

Nevada sportsbooks earned $34.9 million in revenue on $466.3 million in bets during February. New Jersey earned only $16.9 million in revenue on $494.8 million in bets during the same time frame. Nevada likely profited from a high volume of losing Super Bowl bets, while New Jersey lost money on a large number of winning … Read more

Washington Becomes First State To Legalize Sports Betting In 2020

Washington Legalizes Sports Betting at Tribal Casinos

Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a sports betting bill into law on Wednesday, after an emergency provision was added to it to bypass voter referendum The law authorizes tribal casinos in Washington to apply for licenses to operate sportsbooks but does not extend that privilege to nontribal casinos or out-of-state operators. A Nevada-based gaming company … Read more

888 Expects Continued Success Despite Decrease In Sports Betting

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888 Casino has posted strong numbers in 2020 so far and expects to see continued financial success despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Even with drastically reduced sports betting activity, 888 has seen continued success during the pandemic because of increased poker and casino play. Sports betting accounts for only 16% of 888’s revenues, so other companies … Read more

Michigan State Has The Best Odds To Win The Big Ten Tournament

BIG 10 Conference

Michigan State are favorites to win the Big Ten tournament at +225 The Big Ten’s depth has been impressive, and a majority of teams in the conference have a realistic shot of winning the tournament. Wisconsin, Maryland and Michigan State all tied for the regular-season conference title. Purdue, Ohio State, Michigan and Iowa are all … Read more

Ben ‘Parlay’ Patz Turns Himself In, Charged With Threatening Athletes

Parlay Patz

Famous sports bettor Ben Patz has been charged with sending death threats to athletes and their families. Patz was apprehended in Florida this morning and is due in court later today. The threatening messages targeted 307 different accounts, primarily college and professional athletes. TAMPA – Benjamin ‘Parlay’ Patz, a 23-year-old who earned fame for a … Read more

Big South Tournament Betting Odds—Who Are The Best Bets?

Big South Conference

The Big South is the first conference to tip off its conference basketball tournament. The tournament begins at 7 p.m., with oddsmakers heavily favoring Winthrop and Radford. The Big South is very top-heavy, but Gardner-Webb could be an intriguing underdog pick. CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Big South Men’s Basketball Tournament will be the first college … Read more

Cole, DeGrom Considered Heavy 2020 Cy Young Betting Favorites

Gerrit Cole

Gerrit Cole has the best odds to win the AL Cy Young in 2020, while Jacob DeGrom has the best odds in the NL. The aging Justin Verlander has the third-best odds despite his incredible 2019 season. Different sportsbooks odds vary greatly right now, so smart bettors should shop lines. NEW YORK – In 2019, … Read more

NBA Bad Beat of the Year: Chris Paul’s Losing Buzzer Beater

Chris Paul

A late foul and a meaningless final shot caused the Celtics to just miss on covering the spread. A perplexing Jaylen Brown foul off a missed free throw set up Paul’s buzzer-beater. The Celtics and the Thunder own the top two records against the spread in the NBA. OKLAHOMA CITY – With three seconds left … Read more

Betting Odds For Sunday Football, The XFL Edition

XFL Kickoff Weekend

Two XFL matchups are scheduled for this Sunday, kicking off at 2 p.m. EST and 5 p.m. EST, respectively. Nobody is sure what to expect from the first slate of games, and uncertainty translates to favorable odds. Based on roster construction and coaching hires, these games might feature interesting contrasts in style. TAMPA BAY, Fla. … Read more