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Kentucky Derby field should feature a lot of speed

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Track Phantom | When the points system started a few years ago, it eliminated fake speed types from the Derby. No longer did we see future sprinters taking place in the Derby field. This meant the Derby pace had slowed somewhat and favored those stalking the pace.

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Pouring it on foolishness of charges

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One Mann's Opinion | As predicted, after major Las Vegas Strip casino/resorts instituted automobile parking charges in recent months, word has emerged indicating additional “pour-on” charges for ketchup will soon be instituted at many Southern Nevada resort restaurants.

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More ways of attacking Mega10

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Crazy for Keno | The two big progressives keep rising. Currently the Atlantis casino (Reno) 9-spot progressive is at $1,320,000 and rising and the statewide MegaKeno Mega10 (10-spot) is at $2,049,000 and rising.

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South Carolina at 200-1 still live to win the NCAA Tournament

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The Net Result | With pre-tournament odds at 200-to-1, the South Carolina Gamecocks somehow snuck away from their football-frenzy family and made it to University of Phoenix Stadium, albeit with an ultra-tough escort in head coach Frank Martin.

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Jazz need to change their playoff tune

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Dinero Talks | As we turn the corner into April and start seeing division and conference races wrap up, Utah seems to be headed in the wrong direction.

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Larson now 6-1 co-favorite to win NASCAR Monster Cup

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Finish Line | Kyle Larson continued his incredible run on Sunday at Fontana with a win following three consecutive second-place finishes and is now listed by the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook as the 6-to-1 co-favorite with four other drivers to win NASCAR’s Cup Series Championship. 

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Rangers will benefit from NHL, NBC playoff plan

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Ice Cubes | In order to augment television ratings, the National Hockey League accepted advice from NBC Sports to scrap the six-division format to a system utilizing two within each conference to enhance division rivalries and the number of games played among each grouping.

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Arrogate not quite Secretariat but definitely top 10 all time

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Across the Board | If you missed Arrogate’s amazing victory in the $10 million Dubai World Cup on Saturday, you missed one of the best performances by a racehorse in many years.

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Power of the mind decides winners and losers in poker

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Beyond the Numbers | There is not much distinction between an average player and a great player. The average player can do much to improve his game with meditation, diet and endurance. Never underestimate the power of your mind.

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Amount of money involved means Conor vs. Floyd will happen

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Gaming Yesterday | It looks like after they milk all they can with the phony bologna drama and hype, the biggest money fight of all time will happen. Too much money to be had to not let Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. duke it out in the ring.

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Raiders heading to Vegas a real shocker

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The Takeover | An NFL team in Las Vegas. I never thought this would happen until sports gambling was opened up to the rest of the United States, but here we are.

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 Hawks look to snap a seven-game losing streak

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VIP NBA Betting Capsules | The Atlanta Hawks look to snap a seven-game losing streak when they host the Phoenix Suns who have lost eight in a row. Tip-off is set for 4:30 p.m. at Phillips Arena where Atlanta is favored by 8.

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 NHL hockey betting tip for Kings at Oilers

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VIP Icing on the Cake | Daily hockey selections GamingToday.

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 Betting tips for NHL Hockey Panthers at Maple Leafs

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VIP Daily Wager with Weekend Warrior | Daily wagering selection from the Weekend Warrior.

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 NCAA Basketball betting TCU at Central Florida

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VIP NCAA Basketball Play of the Day | College Basketball NIT Tournament Semifinals TCU at Central Florida game is analyzed.

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 NBA Basketball wagering Timberwolves at Pacers

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VIP GamingToday’s Consensus Picks | We put our heads together to find some great plays today. Here is one free selection:

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Golden Nugget strikes it Rich in poker

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Poker Profiles | This month, I interviewed Andy Rich, the poker room manager at the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas, one of the most popular card rooms in town.

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Arrogate shows he's an all-timer after win in Dubai

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Lindo Report | I was at Santa Anita the day Affirmed destroyed the field in the 1978 Grade I Santa Anita Derby. I was at Hollywood Park when Seattle Slew, coming off his Triple Crown sweep, was beaten by J.O. Tobin in the 1977 Swaps Stakes in front of over 80,000 fans.

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National League has a few longshots worth backing

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MLB Previews | Fans of playing long-shot MLB futures are hoping for a bounce-back year after chalk took nine of 10 playoff spots in 2016, with all five teams that reached the NL postseason having pennant odds of 7-1 or lower entering the season.

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History made as Oakland Raiders are moving to Las Vegas

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Around Town | History was made Monday morning when the NFL team owners, who are holding their annual league meeting in Phoenix, voted 31-1 to approve the Oakland Raiders’ proposed move to Las Vegas, despite a last minute plea in a letter from Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf.

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Golden Nugget strikes it Rich in poker

Poker Profiles | This month, I interviewed Andy Rich, the poker room manager at the Golden Nugget in downtown Las Vegas, one of the most popular card rooms in town.

Arrogate shows he's an all-timer after…

Lindo Report | I was at Santa Anita the day Affirmed destroyed the field in the 1978 Grade I Santa Anita Derby. I was at Hollywood Park when Seattle Slew, coming off his Triple Crown sweep, was beaten by J.O. Tobin in the 1977 Swaps Stakes in front of over 80,000 fans.

History made as Oakland Raiders are…

Around Town | History was made Monday morning when the NFL team owners, who are holding their annual league meeting in Phoenix, voted 31-1 to approve the Oakland Raiders’ proposed move to Las Vegas, despite a last minute plea in a letter from Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf.

NFL owners approve Raiders' move from…

NFL owners approved the Oakland Raiders’ move to Las Vegas at the league meetings on Monday. The vote was a foregone conclusion after the league and Raiders were not satisfied with Oakland’s proposals for a new stadium.

Brunetti breaks ground on development…

The owner of Hialeah Park in Florida has broken ground in Florida City on a development that will include a jai-alai fronton, and later, he hopes, a poker room that will draw in tourists, as well.