NHL Inside The Lines | After an incredible opening round of NHL playoff action featuring an unprecedented 18 Overtime games, the puck will drop on the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on Wednesday night as eight teams remain in the chase for the Stanley Cup.view
Ice Cubes | The Stanley Cup Playoffs are down to its illustrious version of the Elite Eight following a series of first-round matchups that held us captive. This NHL grocery bag was filled with dramatics, flair, plus some food your mother made you eat.view
While it is quite strange to see that Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert does not have a Kentucky Derby horse this year, he does have a live contender in the $1 million Kentucky Oaks, Abel Tasman.view
The Net Result | The Toronto Blue Jays are a broken and beaten team just three weeks into the 2017 major league season. Much of the bulk from the order is gone following short-term injuries to Josh Donaldson (calf) and now Troy Tulowitzki (hamstring), who hit the DL on Saturday.view
Dinero Talks | A number of series got to Game 5 in this NBA’s first round tied to varying degrees of surprise, but the fact that the pairing which metrics and projections identified as the most evenly matched entering the playoffs is among them was laughably predictable.view
Inside the Ring | The heavyweight division will be on display this Saturday night when Wembley Stadium in London, England plays host to this highly anticipated bout.view
The Takeover | Now that baseball is starting to settle in let’s take a look at the USFantasy card for Tuesday, April 25. Nationals' Bryce Harper has been scorching hot in April now he gets the opportunity to hit in Coors Field, wow as if he needed help.view
Finish Line | Last season five of the top-seven finishers in the spring Phoenix race finished in the top-seven in the spring Richmond race.view
The Liverpool football manager, Jurgen Klopp, will no longer be seen in gambling advertisements now that the Football Association (FA) has raised concerns about his appearance in an ad for BetVictor, a UK gambling operation.view
VIP Bettin' On B-Ball | As we go to press on Monday seven of the eight opening round Playoffs series have yet to be decided. Only Cleveland has advanced to the second round of the Playoffs – the Conference Semi-Finals – after sweeping Indiana in four games.view
VIP On the Mark | The NFL Draft makes its official debut in sports wagering this week with one of the featured prop bets involving the number of running backs taken in the first round. And here we have an assault charge rearing its ugly head in the wagering.view
VIP The 3-2 Pitch | Those of us in the Baby Boomer generation, who grew up from the mid 1950’s through the mid 1970’s, remember a simpler time when information was hard to come by. This was well before cable tv and the internet with the options for following major league baseball rather limited.view
Feist Facts | Defense still wins championships. This old sports adage is very accurate. The Warriors stormed to the NBA title in 2016 with an incredible display of long range shooting from MVP Steph Curry and Klay Thompson. But don’t forget they were No. 1 in the NBA in field goal shooting defense (.428%) and No. 5 at defending the three-pointer.view
Quite a bit of hoopla surrounded a $1.1 million wager on the Atlanta Falcons this past Super Bowl. However it was not the first million dollar Super Bowl wager made in Las Vegas history. There was a million dollar laydown on the 1989 49ers/Bengals Super Bowl in Miami.view
The Kentucky Derby is the premiere horse racing event in this country. There are richer, more inclusive races, like the Breeders’ Cup Classic, but the Kentucky Derby is still the one race every owner and trainer wants to win.view
VIP Iskoe's NBA Basketball Records and Scoring Averages Iskoe's NBA Basketball Records and Scoring Averages for the 2016-17 season through last Sunday nightview
Vegas Sports Books | The NFL sure has some kind of business and Las Vegas sportsbooks follow in line with that popularity because each are dealing with the same clientele.
Slot Club Spotlight | R.E.D. Taverns are the owners of Remedy’s, Elixir and Distill, popular local dining taverns with gaming.
Losing with pocket aces is a thing of the past at a Western Canada senior citizen center where a long running, low-stakes poker game has been halted by local authorities. The group of about 40 seniors were shut down because they were playing for cash.
More details are being reported regarding a suburban Toronto woman’s denial of a slot jackpot at the Seneca Niagara Casino in Niagara Falls, N.Y. Pasqua DiGianni now acknowledges signing a document barring herself from the casino.
International Game Technology has announced the appointment of Fabio Celadon as Senior Vice President, Gaming Portfolio. Celadon most recently served as Managing Director, IGT Greater China and Senior Vice President, IGT International.