Bridget Wright

All about the gambling. If there’s money to be made on an activity you can watch, she’s got it covered.

College Football Provides Upsets, Comebacks in Wild Week One

The first full week of college football provided more excitement in four days than most sports experience in a season. There were major upsets, record come-from-behind victories and a double overtime result. Most gamblers would have needed a defibrillator if they had money on some of these games. The list […]

Both Floyd Mayweather, Conor McGregor Benefit From Fight

All is well in the world of boxing, Floyd Mayweather defeated Conor McGregor and the sport did not suffer a cataclysmic meltdown like some predicted. It was actually a fairly entertaining fight and was definitely more competitive than people thought. It might have actually given the sport a much needed […]

Plenty of Attractive Prop Bets for Mayweather-McGregor Fight

Though the betting line for the outcome of Saturday’s fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor may be no longer attractive to gamblers, there are plenty of proposition bets that may garner their attention. Everything from the length of the bout to who will take longer to enter the ring […]

Maloof Brothers Bet $880,000 on Mayweather Fight

In what has been the biggest bet yet on the August 26 fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor, ex Sacramento Kings owners Gavin and Joe Maloof plunked down $880,000 on the champion. The duo made the bet Friday at the South Point Casino in Las Vegas. Should the boxer […]

NFL Hopes Full-Time Officials Improve Game, Bettors Could Benefit

It has been a five-year process and may only last one season, but the NFL is going to have some of its officials as full-time employees. The league and the NFL Referees Association (NFLRA) agreed on Wednesday to implement the 2012 collective bargaining agreement and try out the experiment for […]

Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth enter the PGA Championship, which begins Thursday, as the favorites to win. (Image: Associated Press)

PGA Championship Two Golfer Race Between Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth

Tabbing Jordan Spieth the favorite for the PGA Championship, which starts Thursday at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina, wasn’t a stretch, but picking Rory McIlroy might be. The two golfers are 7-1 selections and at some sportsbooks Spieth is 8-1. Behind them is Dustin Johnson and Japan’s Hideki […]

Mayweather Suggests $300 Million Payday for McGregor Fight

Floyd Mayweather might want to add “Big” in front of his “Money” nickname after boasting he is expecting at least $300 million from his fight with Conor McGregor on August 26, at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Rumors of a big payday for the undefeated boxer, who is considered the […]

NFL Training Camps Begin, Odds on Week 1, Super Bowl Set

With all of the 32 NFL teams training camps underway, sportsbooks are starting to focus on football, and many have publicized the lines for the first week of the season. This comes after they have also set the odds for who will win the Super Bowl. There are some intriguing […]

When Jordan Spieth won the British Open his betting value dropped because of his success. (Image: USA Today)

Jordan Spieth Betting Value Drops After British Open Win

Gamblers thinking about placing money on Jordan Spieth will not get as much return as they would have before he won the British Open. Odds for the 23 year old have already dropped at the PGA Championship, golf’s next major championship. The Westgate LV SuperBook in Las Vegas has him […]

Open Championship Provides Myriad of Betting Opportunities

For the third consecutive major championship, golfer Dustin Johnson is the pre-tournament favorite, but there are a couple of factors that should make bettors leery of placing money on him to win the 146th Open Championship, which begins Thursday at Royal Birkdale. Sportsbooks have the 33 year old at 12-1, […]

At the All-Star break, the Dodgers and Astros have been picked by sportsbooks as the favorites to win the World Series in October. (Image: Getty Images)

Dodgers, Astros Top World Series Odds at All-Star Break

They didn’t begin the season as the favorites to win the World Series, but at the halfway point of the season, the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros have moved up with odds makers. Many sportsbooks believe those teams will meet in the Fall Classic. Los Angeles began the season […]

Floyd Mayweather’s Taxing Problem Before Conor McGregor Fight

Apparently Floyd Mayweather needs a big payday with his Aug. 26 fight against Conor McGregor because he will be using some of that money to pay his back taxes. The undefeated boxer filed a petition with the United States Tax Court, July 5, to delay settling up on his 2015 […]

Williams Winning at Wimbledon Despite Off Court Turmoil

So far, Venus Williams has been able to concentrate on her tennis and not the fatal auto accident she was found at fault in that resulted in the death of Florida man. Williams has won her first two Wimbledon matches and other than a brief breakdown at a post match […]

Underdog Bettors, ESPN, Winners in Manny Pacquiao Upset

When Jeff Horn was announced as the upset winner in a decision of his fight against Manny Pacquiao, the only people who were happier than those who bet on the long shot, were ESPN executives. The contest was the highest rated for the cable television network since Danell Nicholson vs. […]