V.I.P. On the Mark | Some early advice for handicapping the PGA championship coming up quickly a week from Thursday at Baltusrol in New Jersey – winners of the first three majors were all ranked in the world top 10.view
V.I.P. On the Mark | Hockey season is over, but in Las Vegas it is just beginning. As for me I'm 60 days away from the 7th annual Brawl for It All in football, digging in to the heart of the baseball betting season and enjoying golf and tennis.view
The Station Casinos’ sports book oddsmakers are celebrating today’s announcement of an NHL expansion franchise arriving in Las Vegas for the 2017-2018 season.view
V.I.P. On the Mark | I can see it now. His highness Oscar Goodman with a champagne glass. His lady sidekick ornaments modeling overblown dice heads adding up to 7 inside a white craps table shaped like center ice, holding up my personal team name suggestion...view
Unlike other team sports where some favorites are odds-on to take the title, hockey luck can be a factor making the odds higher, plus claiming consecutive championships is almost impossible, too.view
Ice Cubes | The question of veteran leadership was prime in determining this season’s Stanley Cup champion. The Pittsburgh Penguins, with six players who previously enjoyed “the Hoist” along with several layers of management, proved to be the one.view
Ice Cubes | Congrats to Sharks fans on your first-ever Stanley Cup Final win – it only took a quarter-century – but the signs in the ice are obvious that the Penguins will hoist their fourth Stanley Cup championship.view
Dye-ing to Know | Other than possibly Bill Foley, no one is more anxious for the NHL to officially announce an expansion team is indeed coming to Las Vegas than Brian Blessing. Blessing, host of a sports-talk radio show is the unofficial voice of Vegas hockey fans.view
William Hill CEO James Henderson has been ousted, paying the price for the U.K. bookmaker’s struggle to keep pace in the fast-moving world of online betting.
CG Technology Holdings and the Gaming Control Board have reached a tentative settlement to a complaint that will have the company paying a $1.5 million fine and its CEO Lee Amaitis resigning by the end of August.
Casino revenue continued to grow statewide in Mississippi in June, with gamblers losing more at casinos along the Mississippi River and the Gulf Coast. Figures show casinos won $175 million in June, up 1.4 percent from $173 million in June 2015.
A Long Island poker veteran has emerged as the chip leader at the final table of nine players in the marquee Main Event at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas.
Pennsylvania’s 12 casinos hit a record high in the just-completed fiscal year, with revenue from slot machines and table games rising 3.6 percent to more than $3.2 billion for the 12 months ending June 30.