Bridget Wright

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

Golden State Warriors Favored to Repeat as NBA Champions

There is little surprise that the NBA Champions, Golden State, are the favorites to repeat next season, but it is a little amazing at how low the odds are for them. They are listed anywhere from minus-175 to minus-250, while the next pick is the team they defeated in the […]

US Supreme Court to Decide Fate of New Jersey Sports Betting Case

In a surprise announcement, the US Supreme Court said they would hear the case regarding New Jersey attempting to get sports betting legalized. What was amazing was the high court went against the advice of acting U.S. Solicitor General, Jeffrey Wall. New Jersey government officials had petitioned the Supreme Court […]

Future Uncertain After Phil Mickelson Splits with Caddie

It was a relationship that lasted far longer than many marriages and in some ways was just as personal, but it came to an end this week when PGA Tour golfer Phil Mickelson announced he and caddie, Jim “Bones” Mackay were parting ways after 25 years. The two announced the […]

Rumors Turn to Fact, Mayweather-McGregor Fight Set for Aug. 26

The worst kept secret in boxing was finally confirmed, Wednesday, when officials declared an agreement had been reached on a date for the long-anticipated Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight. The two will meet, Aug. 26 at either T-Mobile Arena or the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas. Rumors of the bout […]

No Tiger, No Phil, No Problem for US Open Bettors

It’s time for bettors to stop obsessing about Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson in major championships. Even if both were playing in the US Open, which starts Thursday, neither would have been among the favorites and chasing after long shots usually doesn’t translate to winning slips. Instead people would be […]

With Favorites Missing, Many Choices at Belmont Stakes

Most people bemoan the fact if there is not an overwhelming favorite in a horse race, but smart bettors may find some hidden gems. That certainly appears to be the case for this Saturday’s Belmont Stakes race at Belmont Park, in Elmont, New York. The last of three races in […]

Warriors Domination Means Less Value for Sportsbettors

Through two games of the NBA Finals, Golden State has cruised past Cleveland and that is pleasing Warrior fans, but frustrating gamblers. With the domination by Steph Curry and company, there isn’t much appealing at the sportsbooks.   The line has been moving up against the favorite since the beginning […]

Sportsbooks Betting on Warriors to Win NBA Championship

The overwhelming favorite at the beginning of the season remains the top choice to win the NBA Finals, which begin today with Golden State hosting Game 1 against Cleveland. This is the third consecutive year the two teams have met in the championship contest. Golden State won in 2015, four […]

Congressman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) wants legalized New Jersey sports betting, so he proposed a bill in the U.S. Congress to overturn a federal ban. (Image: Politico)

Sports Betting Bill Draft Released by New Jersey Congressman

The draft of a new sports betting bill was released on Thursday by a New Jersey congressman. This comes just a day after the U.S. Solicitor General’s Office essentially said it’s time for everyone to move on and forget about changing the laws. The Washington Post first reported on Wednesday […]

Las Vegas Raiders Games to Offer In-Game Betting at the Stadium?

The Las Vegas Raiders could revolutionize the National Football League when the franchise moves to Sin City in 2020. Experts say the team will allow in-game betting at the stadium, something that has never been done in any major professional sport in the United States. Nevada is the only state […]

Preakness Odds Don’t Favor Horse Racing Bettors

As Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming is looking to win the second leg of the Triple Crown, those searching for value might have to dig rather deep to come up with a worthwhile bet. Odds are definitely not in the favor of those going online to put some money down […]

UK Soccer Players Dealing with Gambling Addiction

Gambling addiction within the sport of soccer in the UK is becoming a crisis as more and more athletes are being identified with a problem. An anonymous source told the Mirror Newspaper that one Premier League star’s habit is so out of control he has lost most of his Ł15 […]

Not Much Logic in Betting Large Money on Favorites

An unidentified gambler walked into the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook and placed a $50,000 bet on the Golden State to defeat the Utah in the Western Conference NBA Playoffs semifinals series. A smart play considering the Warriors are minus-1000 to defeat the Jazz in the best of seven series and […]

Favorites Dominating NBA Playoffs But Values Still Exist

Trying to find betting value in the NBA playoffs is a pretty daunting task, as the favorites aren’t allowing for much drama. In the first round the three favorites, Golden State, Cleveland and San Antonio all moved on the next level. When the postseason began, Golden State came out as […]

Raiders Will Make Some Draft Picks From Las Vegas Sign

In keeping with a town that thrives on innovative promotions, the Oakland Raiders will be holding its Day 3 draft picks from the iconic Las Vegas Sign. The Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, which is universally known around the world, is less than a mile where the team will […]

NFL Draft Provides Unique Betting Opportunities on Players

While the consensus No. 1 pick in this year’s NFL Draft is Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett at minus-1000, there are still several picks to attract gamblers who want to bet on the NFL Draft. The long shot pick for the top selection by the Cleveland Browns is North Carolina […]