Gambling

James Holzhauer has now set the record for single day Jeopardy winnings, and has the most money ever for a four-time champion. (Image: Sony Pictures Television)

Sports Betting Pro James Holzhauer Keeps Winning, Smashes Jeopardy! Record with $111K Day

James Holzhauer continued his incredible run on television quiz show Jeopardy! on Tuesday, winning $110,914 in capturing his fourth victory on the show. That performance gave Holzhauer the single-day Jeopardy record for winnings, surpassing the $77,000 that Roger Craig won on Sept. 14, 2010. Moving Up All-Time Jeopardy Leaderboards                                   The […]

Rory McIlroy is the 7/1 favorite to win the Masters, which begins on Thursday. (Image: USA Today Sports)

Qualifier Corey Conners Masters Valero Texas Open, Going To Augusta

There was one last possible spot open for the Masters, and Corey Conners became the improbable owner of it. The Canadian golfer won the Texas Valero Open on Sunday, becoming only the third player to Monday qualify and win a PGA Tour event. Arjun Atwal at the 2010 Wyndham Championship […]

Professional sports gambler James Holzhauer won more than $43,000 in his Jeopardy! debut. (Images: Jeopardy, nctv17.com)

Las Vegas Professional Sports Bettor James Holzhauer Wins Big in Jeopardy! Debut

Professional sports gambler James Holzhauer had an impressive performance on Jeopardy! Thursday, winning $43,680 to secure his spot as the defending champion. Holzhauer had locked up victory heading into Final Jeopardy!, as his $40,412 was more than double the $18,000 held by second-place contestant and defending champion Alex Koral. Holzhauer […]

The FanDuel Sportsbook has named the Orlando Apollos their honorary AAF champions, but will pay out futures bets on all teams in the suspended league. (Image: Rick Wilson/AP)

FanDuel Sportsbook Pays All Outstanding AAF Championship Bets as Winners

When the Alliance of American Football announced Tuesday that it would be suspending operations with two weeks remaining in its regular season, most sportsbooks moved to void all futures bets on the league championship, while others waited for official word that the league would be folding. But the FanDuel Sportsbook […]

Bill “Krack” Krackomberger is one of several interesting characters on Showtime’s “Action” docu-series. (Image” Showtime)

Showtime’s “Action” Reveals Inside Characters in World of Sportsbetting

Even with sportsbetting becoming legal across the county, there is much about the business that is unknown, but Showtime’s “Action” aims to reveal some of the people involved in the business, that makes an estimated $400 to $500 billion annually. The first episode of the four-part docu-series premieres Sunday night […]