Month: January 2017

Las Vegas Raiders Plan Punted by Casino Billionaire Sheldon Adelson

The Las Vegas Raiders are short $650 million after billionaire Sheldon Adelson announced he was withdrawing his financial commitment to the stadium project near the famed Strip. Mark Davis, the owner of the storied NFL franchise that he inherited from his father, is trying to relocate the team to Sin […]

Online Sportsbooks Serving Super Bowl Smorgasbord of Spreads

Online sportsbooks are doing what they do best: trying to capitalize in anyway they can off the United States’ biggest annual sporting event. Super Bowl LI goes down February 5 between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons in Houston, Texas, at 6:30 pm ET. The AFC Champions are the […]

Online and Las Vegas sportsbooks put Tiger Woods odds of winning his first PGA Tour event in 17 months at 22/1. (Image: Golf Channel)

Tiger Woods Odds Show Vegas Still Believes in the Golfing Great

Tiger Woods odds on his first official PGA Tour event in 17 months show the continued belief Las Vegas sports bettors have in the golfing great. The Farmers Insurance Open comes with the most competitive field of the young 2017 season, but that isn’t stopping many from taking a rusty […]

NFL Odds Favor Patriots and Falcons, Raiders File Relocation Paperwork

NFL odds in Las Vegas have the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons favored to win their respective conference championships this Sunday. But the spreads aren’t large, meaning the bookmaking experts in Nevada believe the weekend’s final games before Super Bowl LI will be close contests. The casinos are due, […]

US Attorney General Nominee Jeff Sessions Says Online Gambling Review Possible

Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions (R) is likely going to become the next United States attorney general, and that might not bode well for online gambling advocates. Appointed by President-elect Donald Trump, Sessions was on Capitol Hill this week for his confirmation hearing. His Republican colleagues congratulated him, while his Democratic […]

Bitcoin Exchange Operator Pleads Guilty to Federal Money Laundering Laws

A former Bitcoin exchange operator is pleading guilty to federal charges of money laundering in the Southern District of New York. Anthony Murgio admitted to processing more than $10 million in illegal Bitcoin transactions through the Coin.mx website between 2013 and July of 2015. Bitcoin is a digitally encrypted currency that […]

Las Vegas Bettors Favor Clemson Over Alabama, Rest of Country Takes Crimson Tide

Las Vegas bettors aren’t convinced #1 Alabama (14-0) will roll over #3 Clemson (13-1) during Monday night’s College Football Playoff National Championship. Though Nick Saban’s Southeastern Conference (SEC) squad hasn’t lost a game since dropping to Ole Miss on September 19, 2015, those who are willing to put their money […]