John Reger

John Reger

Sports Betting  |  LAS VEGAS

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Journeyman journalist John Reger is in the Vegas sportsbooks chasing down the latest shift in the world of sports betting and all things odds-related. He previously worked as a sports writer for the Orange County Register in California and is the author of Wit and Wisdom of Golf (2001) and Quotable Wooden (2012), among other books.

DBrett Rypien will be the new starting quarterback for Denver when they face the New York Jets on Thursday night on the road. (Image: Ap)

Battle of 0-3 Denver, NY Jets is Thursday Night Must Snore TV

Apparently someone has to win Thursday night’s game between the 0-3 Denver Broncos and 0-3 New York Jets, but considering the futility of both teams, a scoreless tie isn’t out of the realm of possibilities. The game is in East Rutherford, New Jersey where the Jets are favored by 1.5 […]

Will Zalatoris needs a finish of fifth or better at the Sanderson Farms Championship to earn a special temporary membership for the PGA Tour. (Image: Getty)

One Bet, $100: Will Zalatoris Back on Track After US Open Hangover

For someone who doesn’t even have status on the PGA Tour, Will Zalatoris made quite an impression at the US Open two weeks ago when he finished tied for sixth. Now, with the emotional performance behind him, he’s back to trying to earn his PGA Tour card. A tie for […]

Tennessee Titan nose tackle DaQuan Jones was one of three NFL players that tested positive for coronavirus after Sunday’s games. (Image: Getty)

Three NFL Players Test Positive for Coronavirus, Titans-Steelers Game Postponed

The Pittsburgh Tennessee game on Sunday has been postponed after three Tennessee players and five team personnel tested positive for the coronavirus. No official announcement has been made on when the game will be rescheduled, but several media outlets are reporting the game will be Monday or Tuesday. The positive […]

Buffalo’s Josh Allen was one of the big winners in NFL Week 3, while the LA Rams were losers to the Bills. (Image: AP)

NFL Week 3 Winners/Losers: Josh Allen MVP Love, Trubisky Benched

Week 3 in the NFL had plenty of winners and losers as the games answered a lot of questions for bettors. We learned Kansas City is for real while the Los Angeles Rams are not, and that Seattle’s Russell Wilson has some competition for MVP. We also discovered players for […]

The first of three scheduled Presidential debates will be held Tuesday between Joe Biden and Donald Trump, and there are at least 40 prop bets gamblers can make. (Image: Getty)

Tuesday’s Presidential Debate Prop Bets Include Drinking Water, Cursing

The first presidential debate is Tuesday between Democratic candidate Joe Biden and Republican Donald Trump, and while political pundits have been handicapping who will win, oddsmakers are presenting gamblers with a myriad of prop bets. Two Internet sportsbooks, BetOnline and MyBookie, are offering debate props on everything from what the […]

It was a rough day for New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones in NFL Week 3 action, but not as bad as the gambler who lost $1 million betting on the team. (Image: New York Post)

NFL Betting Recap Week 3: Big Bets Cost Gambler $1 Million on Giants

One gambler became $1 million poorer after two big bets he made on the New York Giants in Week 3 failed to cash. DraftKings reported the two bets made for the Sunday contest against San Francisco. They didn’t identify where or who made them. The gambler would probably like to […]

Martin Truex Jr. won the South Point 400 last year, and is one of the favorites to win at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. (Image: Getty)

One Bet, $100: Truex Jr. has Edge Over Harvick at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Martin Truex Jr. is looking for some revenge at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday. The 40-year-old, who is the defending champion of the South Point 400, usually does well in Sin City. In February, however, Truex and his other Joe Gibbs Racing teammates struggled in Vegas. Truex finished 20th, […]

The Las Vegas Raiders celebrate after a score in their win against New Orleans, but now must face New England on the road. (Image: ESPN)

One Bet, $100: Las Vegas’ Short Week Favors New England

The Las Vegas Raiders started the season with two victories, but that streak should likely come to an end Sunday against New England. The Patriots are tough to beat at home. That fact, and several other factors, are working against Las Vegas. That’s why with this week’s One Bet, $100, […]

Joey Logano is one of three favorites to win the South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. (Image: Getty)

Logano, Keselowski, Truex Jr. Favorites to Win South Point 400

The NASCAR Cup Championship Playoffs round of 12 starts Sunday in Las Vegas when the South Point 400 runs at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Three drivers are co-favorites at the Westgate, and not one of them is named Kevin Harvick. Joey Logano won two of the last three races at […]

Oklahoma scored early and often against Missouri State two weeks ago, and should do the same against Kansas State on Saturday. (Image: Tulsa World)

One Bet, $100: Oklahoma Should Dominate Decimated Kansas State

The biggest question in the Kansas State vs. Oklahoma game is whether the Wildcats will have enough players to field a team. A full-strength Kansas State squad would have problems with No. 3 Oklahoma, so one that’s been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic will definitely struggle in Norman, Oklahoma. […]

Oregon and USC will play football again after the Pac-12 Conference approved the return of the sport beginning Nov. 6. (Image: Getty)

Pac-12 Returning to Football Nov. 6 with Seven Games

The Pac-12 Conference will be playing football after all. Officials announced teams play a seven-game, conference-only schedule beginning Nov. 6. The Pac-12 was the last of the Power Five conferences to announce it will play football this season. The Big Ten announced nine days ago that its conference will begin […]

A Los Angeles Chargers team doctor mistakenly punctured one of quarterback Tyrod Taylor’s lungs after an injection on Sunday. (Image: Getty)

Ouch! LA Chargers Team Doctor Punctures Tyrod Taylor’s Lung

The LA Chargers team doctor might want to make sure his malpractice insurance is paid up after puncturing starting quarterback Tyrod Taylor’s lung on Sunday. The 31-year-old Taylor was scheduled to start against the Kansas City Chiefs when he was scratched just before the game with what the team listed […]