Sports Betting

Open Championship Provides Myriad of Betting Opportunities

For the third consecutive major championship, golfer Dustin Johnson is the pre-tournament favorite, but there are a couple of factors that should make bettors leery of placing money on him to win the 146th Open Championship, which begins Thursday at Royal Birkdale. Sportsbooks have the 33 year old at 12-1, […]

Floyd Mayweather’s Taxing Problem Before Conor McGregor Fight

Apparently Floyd Mayweather needs a big payday with his Aug. 26 fight against Conor McGregor because he will be using some of that money to pay his back taxes. The undefeated boxer filed a petition with the United States Tax Court, July 5, to delay settling up on his 2015 […]

Williams Winning at Wimbledon Despite Off Court Turmoil

So far, Venus Williams has been able to concentrate on her tennis and not the fatal auto accident she was found at fault in that resulted in the death of Florida man. Williams has won her first two Wimbledon matches and other than a brief breakdown at a post match […]

Underdog Bettors, ESPN, Winners in Manny Pacquiao Upset

When Jeff Horn was announced as the upset winner in a decision of his fight against Manny Pacquiao, the only people who were happier than those who bet on the long shot, were ESPN executives. The contest was the highest rated for the cable television network since Danell Nicholson vs. […]

Golden State Warriors Favored to Repeat as NBA Champions

There is little surprise that the NBA Champions, Golden State, are the favorites to repeat next season, but it is a little amazing at how low the odds are for them. They are listed anywhere from minus-175 to minus-250, while the next pick is the team they defeated in the […]

US Supreme Court to Decide Fate of New Jersey Sports Betting Case

In a surprise announcement, the US Supreme Court said they would hear the case regarding New Jersey attempting to get sports betting legalized. What was amazing was the high court went against the advice of acting U.S. Solicitor General, Jeffrey Wall. New Jersey government officials had petitioned the Supreme Court […]

Future Uncertain After Phil Mickelson Splits with Caddie

It was a relationship that lasted far longer than many marriages and in some ways was just as personal, but it came to an end this week when PGA Tour golfer Phil Mickelson announced he and caddie, Jim “Bones” Mackay were parting ways after 25 years. The two announced the […]

Rumors Turn to Fact, Mayweather-McGregor Fight Set for Aug. 26

The worst kept secret in boxing was finally confirmed, Wednesday, when officials declared an agreement had been reached on a date for the long-anticipated Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight. The two will meet, Aug. 26 at either T-Mobile Arena or the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas. Rumors of the bout […]

No Tiger, No Phil, No Problem for US Open Bettors

It’s time for bettors to stop obsessing about Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson in major championships. Even if both were playing in the US Open, which starts Thursday, neither would have been among the favorites and chasing after long shots usually doesn’t translate to winning slips. Instead people would be […]

With Favorites Missing, Many Choices at Belmont Stakes

Most people bemoan the fact if there is not an overwhelming favorite in a horse race, but smart bettors may find some hidden gems. That certainly appears to be the case for this Saturday’s Belmont Stakes race at Belmont Park, in Elmont, New York. The last of three races in […]

Warriors Domination Means Less Value for Sportsbettors

Through two games of the NBA Finals, Golden State has cruised past Cleveland and that is pleasing Warrior fans, but frustrating gamblers. With the domination by Steph Curry and company, there isn’t much appealing at the sportsbooks.   The line has been moving up against the favorite since the beginning […]

Sportsbooks Betting on Warriors to Win NBA Championship

The overwhelming favorite at the beginning of the season remains the top choice to win the NBA Finals, which begin today with Golden State hosting Game 1 against Cleveland. This is the third consecutive year the two teams have met in the championship contest. Golden State won in 2015, four […]

Sports Betting Bill Draft Released by New Jersey Congressman

The draft of a new sports betting bill was released on Thursday by a New Jersey congressman. This comes just a day after the U.S. Solicitor General’s Office essentially said it’s time for everyone to move on and forget about changing the laws. The Washington Post first reported on Wednesday […]

Las Vegas Raiders Games to Offer In-Game Betting at the Stadium?

The Las Vegas Raiders could revolutionize the National Football League when the franchise moves to Sin City in 2020. Experts say the team will allow in-game betting at the stadium, something that has never been done in any major professional sport in the United States. Nevada is the only state […]

Preakness Odds Don’t Favor Horse Racing Bettors

As Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming is looking to win the second leg of the Triple Crown, those searching for value might have to dig rather deep to come up with a worthwhile bet. Odds are definitely not in the favor of those going online to put some money down […]

UK Soccer Players Dealing with Gambling Addiction

Gambling addiction within the sport of soccer in the UK is becoming a crisis as more and more athletes are being identified with a problem. An anonymous source told the Mirror Newspaper that one Premier League star’s habit is so out of control he has lost most of his £15 […]