Ed Scimia

Ed Scimia covers gaming industry matters related to sports betting, and is the author of seven books – including Catching Fish: Your Practical Guide to Beating $1/$2 No-Limit Texas Hold'em Games, Gambling Essentials: The Knowledge You Need to Play Popular Casino Games, and So Bad It’s Good: More than 50 Great Films for Your Bad Movie Night. Ed has previously covered chess for About.com, poker for CardsChat News, and is an assistant coach for the Yale curling team.

Serena Williams eased into the Wimbledon finals by beating Barbora Strycova 6-1, 6-2 on Thursday. (Image: AP)

Serena Williams, Simona Halep Cruise to Semifinal Victories at Wimbledon

Serena Williams and Simona Halep had little trouble with their semifinal opponents and will move forward to meet each other in the women’s final at Wimbledon on Saturday. Halep won the earlier semifinal over Elina Svitolina 6-1, 6-3, while Williams had an even easier time with Barbora Strycova, finishing her […]

Shane Bieber struck out the side in front of a hometown crowd to win the MVP award at the 2019 All-Star Game. (Image: Joshua Gunter/Cleveland.com)

American League Wins All-Star Game 4-3, Bieber Takes MVP Honors

Cleveland pitcher Shane Bieber struck out the side in the fifth inning to win the MVP honors in a 4-3 American League victory at the All-Star Game in Cleveland on Tuesday night. With no clear most valuable player emerging during the tightly contested matchup, the sterling performance by a hometown […]

Serena Williams fended off a tough challenge from Alison Riske to reach the semifinals at Wimbledon. (Image: Getty)

Serena Williams, Simona Halep Advance to Wimbledon Semifinals

Serena Williams scored a three-set victory over fellow American Alison Riske on Tuesday to advance to the semifinals at Wimbledon. The 11th-seeded Williams overcame a stiff challenge from Riske, winning 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 to move to the final four at Wimbledon for the 12th time in her career. Williams Coming […]

The United States won the Women’s World Cup for the second straight time and the fourth time overall. (Image: Alessandra Tarantino/AP)

United States Beats Netherlands 2-0 to Win 2019 Women’s World Cup Title

The United States won its fourth Women’s World Cup title with a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands in the tournament final on Sunday. The win makes the United States only the second nation to win back-to-back Women’s World Cup championships, joining Germany, which accomplished the feat in 2003 and 2007. […]

England will try to rebound from a disappointing semifinal loss to win the third-place match vs. Sweden at the Women’s World Cup on Saturday. (Image: Sky Sports)

Women’s World Cup: England, Sweden Must Regroup for Third Place Game

England and Sweden won’t have much time to get over their disappointing semifinal losses before they meet in the third-place match at the Women’s World Cup on Saturday in Nice. England suffered a heartbreaking 2-1 defeat to the United States on Tuesday, while Sweden lost 1-0 to the Netherlands after […]