Chipper Jones was a mainstay of the Atlanta Braves throughout his career, and easily earned induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame. (Image: Kevin C. Cox/Getty)

Baseball Hall of Fame Welcomes Four New Members in 2018 Class

Chipper Jones, Vladimir Guerrero, Jim Thome, and Trevor Hoffman were all elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday, making the class of 2018 only the fourth in which the Baseball Writers’ Association of America has inducted four players in a single year. For both Jones and Thome, this […]

Governor Chris Christie has been a supporter of legalizing gambling in his state and the Supreme Court will rule on the issue sometime in early 2918. (Image: Associated Press)

How Long Shot New Jersey Sportsbetting Case Got to Supreme Court

It was an underdog from the start but New Jersey government officials managed to defy heavy odds against them and get its sportsbetting case to be heard by the Supreme Court this year. It is the culmination of a three-year battle the state has waged against the federal government and […]

Floyd Mayweather, left, defeated Conor McGregor on their Aug. 26 fight at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and several seven-figure bets were placed on the champion. (Image: AP)

The Million-Dollar Sports Bets That Made Big News in 2017

Sports gamblers like to wager heavy on big events, and 2017 was no exception. They came to sportsbooks in Las Vegas and plunked down large amounts of cash on contests like the Super Bowl, the World Series, and marquee boxing matches. Some took advantage of favorable odds, others on favorites […]

Giancarlo Stanton moving to the New York Yankees have now made that team the favorite at 5-1 to win next year’s World Series. (Image: Getty Images)

After Stanton Trade Yankees Leap Over Dodgers in World Series Odds

Oddsmakers think the recent trade involving the New York Yankees and the Miami Marlins should give the Bronx Bombers the edge to win next year’s World Series. Sports books have made the team a 5-1 favorite to win the 2018 Fall Classic. The Marlins shipped last year’s National League home […]

Justin Verlander will have to have a solid performance if the Astros are going to win Game 6 and capture their first World Series. (Image: Associated Press)

Dodgers Favorite in Must-Win Game 6 of World Series

If the Dodgers are going to win their seventh World Series they have to win Tuesday’s Game 6 and fortunately for them they are favored to tie up the contest. That is where the good luck ends for Los Angeles as they will face an uphill battle to win two […]

Los Angeles Dodger’s ace pitcher Clayton Kershaw will have to remain hot if his team has any chance to win the World Series. (Image: UPI)

Los Angeles Favored Over Houston in World Series, but Face Obstacles

Sportsbooks have given the nod to the Los Angeles Dodgers making them a minus-140 favorite over the Houston Astros to win the World Series, which begins Tuesday. The American League Champion is a plus-120 to win the title. There are several factors that make the National League Champions the pick […]

The Cleveland Indians are peaking at the right time and are the favorites to not only win the American League Championship, but the World Series as well. (Image: Getty Images)

Baseball Playoffs Present Several World Series Contenders

Major League Baseball’s playoffs get underway Tuesday and several of the 10 teams have legitimate chances to win the World Series. This could be one of the more exciting postseasons in recent memory. It could also be beneficial to bettors. There are wagers to be made on which team will […]

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 […]

Batty Proposition Bets Available for 2017 Baseball Season

Opening day is April 2 and sportsbooks are enticing bettors with some standard and downright kooky proposition bets for the season. Every year gambling sites rack their collective brains trying to come up with unusual wagers they think will attract casual to diehard fans and this year is no different. […]

Pete Rose, who was banned from Major League Baseball in 1989 for betting on the sport while he was a manager was interviewed on a recent television show and said he continues to wager legally on sports.  (image: Chicago Tribune)

Pete Rose Still Hitting Out on Sports Betting

Pete Rose, baseball’s all time hits leader, is still swinging when it comes to the subject of sports gambling, defending his wagering on everything from baseball to horse racing. Nicknamed “Charlie Hustle,” the former professional player said on Joe Buck’s television show, Undeniable. that he only makes lawful bets and […]

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said in an interview Wednesday that he is opening to revisit the topic of gambling and believes sports betting should be regulated.

MLB Commissioner Rethinking Stance on Gambling

Could Major League Baseball (MLB) be changing its mind on gambling? Commissioner Rob Manfred hinted to Yahoo Finance that the sport might be softening its stance. The head of the sport talked about fans involvement in the games and how they wager. The rules on betting were set in place […]