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Video Promoting New XFL Gives Nods to Betting, Fantasy Sports

WWE founder Vince McMahon tried to revolutionize professional football with the launch of the XFL in 2001. Now he’s trying again, with a new league by the same name, but taking a slightly different approach. Last week, McMahon announced that he will be relaunching the XFL in 2020, and released […]

Ladbrokes Coral is among the firms that have agreed to be more transparent about their online promotional terms and conditions. (Image: Racing Post)

Betting Houses Embrace Transparency, as UK Cracks Down on ‘Unfair Promotions’

Gamblers in the UK will start to see more transparency in bonuses and promotions offered by betting firms at their online gambling sites. following an agreement between major gambling companies and the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). Ladbrokes, William Hill, and PT Entertainment (operator of Titanbet) have agreed to change […]

Cross-Sport Super Bowl Prop Bets Provide Little Benefit to Gamblers

Of the more than 400 proposition bets offered by the Westgate LV SuperBook one area that has carved out a niche is the cross-sports prop wager. These 64 wagers encompass achievements in different sports pitted against an aspect of the Super Bowl. For example one of the props is Who […]

DraftKings CEO Jason Robins (left) believes that legalized sports betting would present a unique opportunity for his company. (Image: Reuters/Lucas Jackson)

DraftKings Hopes to be Part of Legal Sports Betting Landscape

Along with FanDuel, DraftKings has been one of the two names that has dominated the daily fantasy sports (DFS) industry over the past five years. Now, the company is hoping that it will get the opportunity to expand its offerings into taking bets on games. As the Supreme Court considers […]

Brad Keselowski is an 8-1 favorite at the Daytona 500, which is on Feb. 18 at the famed speedway. (Image: AP)

Brad Keselowski Comes in as 8/1 Favorite to Win Daytona 500

Despite never winning the Daytona 500 Brad Keselowski is the favorite to capture the featured NASCAR event on Feb. 18. The driver for Team Penske is listed at 8/1. A pair of former Daytona winners are behind him. Denny Hamlin, who won in 2016 for Joe Gibbs Racing, is at […]

Lyoto Machida will try to bounce back from two knockout losses in front of a home crowd in Belem, Brazil at UFC Fight Night 125. (Image: Getty)

Machida vs. Anders Headlines UFC Fight Night 125 Card

Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida will head back to his hometown of Belem, Brazil to face off against the undefeated Eryk Anders for the main event of UFC Fight Night 125 on Saturday night. Machida (22-8) is a former Light Heavyweight champion in UFC, but may be reaching the end of […]

With Kirk Cousins being replaced by Alex Smith he will mostly likely be shown the door in Washington and there are several teams that would love to have the three-year starter. (Image: AP)

Cleveland Browns, New York Jets Favored to Sign QB Kirk Cousins

When the Washington Redskins officially gave up on quarterback Kirk Cousins by trading for Kansas City’s Alex Smith, it didn’t take long for internet sports books to speculate on where he was headed. The is no shortage of teams that need a quality signal caller, but it appears two organizations […]

Floyd Mayweather posted a video that hinted at a future in MMA, though he has dismissed the possibility in the past. (Image: Esther Lin/Showtime)

Is Floyd Mayweather Thinking MMA? Video Shows Boxing Champ in Octagon

Floyd Mayweather may have retired from boxing with a perfect 50-0 record, but that doesn’t necessary mean he’ll never fight again. The 40-year-old Mayweather posted a video that suggested he could try his hand at mixed martial arts, just weeks after saying such a move would never happen. The video, […]

Nevada sports books had their best year ever in 2017, setting records for both handle and the amount they won from bettors. (Image: Covers Media Group)

Nevada Sports Books Set Records for Bets, Winnings in 2017

If other states need any proof that sports betting could generate serious revenues for their coffers, they need only take a look at what Nevada sports books did last year. According to figures released by the Nevada Gaming Control board, the state’s sports books took in $4.8 billion in wagers […]

After a strong showing at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Tiger Woods is getting attention as a contender for the Masters. (Image: Getty)

Time Running Out for Good Odds on Tiger Woods to Win Masters

When Tiger Woods hit his tee shot on No. 16 in the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open the ball missed rolling into the cup by inches, and fans let out a roar that reminded the golf world the 42-year-old’s comeback might have some legs this time. Woods elicited […]

Alex Smith led the Chiefs to the playoffs four times in the past five years, and will look to replicate that success in Washington. (Image: Getty)

Kansas City Chiefs Trade QB Alex Smith to Washington Redskins

The 2018 NFL offseason hasn’t even begun yet, but the first major trade of the year has already happened. The Kansas City Chiefs have agreed to send quarterback Alex Smith to the Washington Redskins in exchange for a third-round draft pick and cornerback Kendall Fuller. According to a report by […]

Philadelphia quarterback Nick Foles is sure to be nervous in his first Super Bowl but will that translate into his first pass being incomplete? Sports Books think not and are offering good odds on betting for an incompletion. (Image: Getty)

Where’s the Smart Money on Long Shot Super Bowl Prop Bets?

Philadelphia quarterback Nick Foles is going to be a Super Bowl rookie with all the nerves that go with it, and if bettors believe the jitters will get to him, there’s an intriguing prop bet that could pay off well. Foles is a +200 to throw an incompletion on his […]

Hideki Matsuyama has won the Waste Management Open the last two years and could match Arnold Palmer as the only golfer to three-peat. (Image: Getty)

Hideki Matsuyama Seeks Three-Peat at Waste Management Open

With the Tiger Woods circus off the PGA Tour for the next two tournaments, the emphasis on betting will be on the favorites at the PGA Tour’s Waste Management Open. Two-time defending champion Hideki Matsuyama and No. 3 ranked Jordan Spieth are 9/1 picks to win this week in Scottsdale, […]

Ronda Rousey made a surprise appearance at Royal Rumble, marking her debut under a new contract with the WWE. (Image: Twitter/WWE)

Ronda Rousey Moves from MMA to Pro Wrestling by Inking Contract with WWE

Former UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has signed a full-time contract with WWE, a new direction for the mixed-martial artist that was announced simultaneously with her surprise appearance at the end of Sunday’s Royal Rumble pay-per-view event. Rousey didn’t speak and didn’t wrestle, but instead appeared at the conclusion of […]

South Point oddsmaker Jimmy Vaccaro said he saw the mystery man who won $14 million on the 2017 World Series make a six-figure bet on the Philadelphia Eagles for this Sunday?s Super Bowl. (Image: Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Mystery World Series Gambler Bets $1.7 Million on Super Bowl

The Las Vegas bettor dubbed “Sir Let it Ride,” who won $14 million on the first six games of the World Series, is trying his skill at football. He has reportedly placed seven-figure wagers at several area sports book on Sunday’s Super Bowl. He apparently likes the underdog Philadelphia Eagles […]