Mark Sampson

A data hostage situation isn't helping the PGA Tour make their case that they should be official data providers to current and future US sportsbooks.

Unsolved PGA Ransomware Attack Reveals Vulnerability of Sports Data

The PGA of America, not to be confused with the PGA Tour, was hacked last week with a ransomware attack and is apparently still working to re-establish its computer files. Golfweek reported during last week’s PGA Championship that PGA employees were locked out of computer files containing marketing materials for the major […]

CG Technology is one of the more prominent sportsbook brands around Las Vegas, and it will be awhile before they a BLAH BLAH (Image:

CG Technology Carries on after Latest (Third) Round of Gaming Violations

Southern Nevada sportsbook operator CG Technology (CGT) is expected to continue normal operations despite being hit with a third significant fine in five years from the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB). In a stipulated settlement awaiting approval by the Nevada Gaming Commission (NGC) on Aug. 23, all components that make […]

Martin de Knijff is an entrepreneur with a software product that allows sportsbooks to offer real-time, in-play bets on major golf tournaments. (Image:

Pro Gambler’s ‘SuperLive’ Golf Odds App Pairs Big Data with In-Game Betting

A new golf betting platform called “SuperLive” seeks to capitalize on the popularity of golf as a wagering sport by offering a technology that creates more in-game betting options. The project is the brainchild of Martin de Knijff, a professional sports bettor, World Poker Tour champion, and competitive bridge player from Gothenburg, Sweden, […]

NCAA March Madness is the second biggest sports betting event of the year in Nevada casinos, behind the Super Bowl.  (Image: Glenn Pinkerton/Getty)

No Consensus Across State Lines for Betting on Local College Sports Teams

College football bettors in states now conducting or soon to be offering sports wagering can expect inconsistent regulations across different state lines, particularly as it pertains to putting money on the local collegiate home team. While New Jersey’s legal battle against the NCAA brought the case before the US Supreme […]

Alexander Ovechkin has the Washington Capitals two wins away from the Finals. (Source: The Denver Post)

Washington Capitals Cruising toward Elusive Stanley Cup Finals

Springtime in Washington DC usually brings two things — the brilliant bloom of cherry blossoms and impending doom for the local hockey team. This year, Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals are writing a new script. The Russian superstar hasn’t been able to get his team past the second round […]

Manny Machado has eclipsed 30 home runs in three straight seasons. (Source:

Yankees the Betting Favorite to Land Orioles All-Star Manny Machado

When you’re 8-27 and dead last in all of Major League Baseball, all potential moves are on are on the table. For the Baltimore Orioles, that includes the prospect of trading their best player, three-time All-Star Manny Machado. Sure, the Orioles insist they’re not interested in shipping off their 25-year-old […]

Kyle Busch got his first victory of the season last week at the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, TX. (Image:

After First Win of Year, Kyle Busch Looking for Second

Kyle Busch found winning so nice he’d like to do it twice, and the Las Vegas native is the favorite to win this week’s NASCAR race at The 32 year old is a 3/1 favorite to capture the Food City 500 on Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee. […]

Johnny Manziel participated in the Spring League games in Texas to try and impress the NFL scouts in attendance. (Image: AP)

Johnny Manziel Impressing Scouts, Still Searching for NFL Team

Johnny Manziel has turned his life around, but is still searching for an NFL team that wants him. The former Cleveland Browns quarterback has been working out for football scouts, though no organization appears in a hurry to sign the 25-year-old. SportsBettingDime has his odds of playing in the NFL […]

Bernhard Langer finished tied for 38th at last week’s Masters and is the favorite to win this week on the Champions Tour. (Image: Getty)

Bernhard Langer Back with Seniors After Strong Masters Performance

After finishing higher than half the field at the Masters against younger competitors, Bernhard Langer is ready to play with golfers his own age. The 60 year old is the favorite at this week’s Champions Tour Mitsubishi Electric Classic at TPC Sugarloaf in Duluth, GA. Langer is listed at 7/1 […]

New England Tight End Rob Gronkowski has considered retirement, and is supposedly tired of playing for Head Coach Bill Belichick. (Image: AP)

Rob Gronkowski “Pretty Certain” He’ll Return to New England Patriots

The future of Rob Gronkowski seems a little clearer, and New England Patriots fans should be happy. The 28-year-old has been considering retirement, but ESPN reported that sources now say he is “pretty certain” he’ll return to the team for at least one more year. Two months ago, Gronkowski’s future was […]

Boston Celtics star guard Kyrie Irving has suffered a setback after an operation discovered a bacterial infection in his surgically repaired left knee and the 26 year old will miss the rest of the regular season and playoffs. (Image: USA Today Sports)

Kyrie Irving Out for Season, Boston Celtics See NBA Title Odds Plummet

The Boston Celtics’ playoff chances took its second major blow of the season when the team announced Kyrie Irving needs an additional procedure on his surgically repaired left knee and will miss the rest of the season. The surgery is expected to be performed by doctors on Saturday and will […]

Kansas will have to have one of their best games of the year if they expect to upset Villanova on Saturday. (Image: USA Today Sports)

Final Four: Is Villanova-Kansas the Real National Championship Game?

Villanova and Kansas are meeting in one of the Final Four semifinal games, but it might just be the real title game. Oddsmakers have these two as the favorites to win, regardless of who the winner of this matchup ultimately faces in the championship game. Villanova and Kansas are both […]

Penn State’s Sequon Barkley will definitely be the first running back selected in the NFL Draft, but he is also the second choice to be the No. 1 overall selection. (Image: Christopher Sanders)

NFL Draft Prop Bets Return for Second Year at Nevada Sportsbooks

For the second consecutive year, the Nevada Gaming Control Board has approved sportsbooks in the state to offer NFL Draft prop bets. And this year’s approval includes an expanded , though, they have expanded what will be offered to bettors. Last year, GCB approved 17 specific bets related to the […]

Japanese star Shohei Ohtani struggled in Spring Training, but Los Angeles Manager Mike Scioscia said he isn’t worried. (Image: AP)

Six Burning Questions on Opening Day for 2018 MLB Season

Opening Day begins Thursday for the 2018 MLB Season, and all 30 teams are scheduled to be in action. One contest, though, has already been pushed to Friday because of expected inclement weather. The Cincinnati Reds were to host the Washington Nationals, but heavy rain is forecast for the area […]