The Takeover | Before I get to the OVER picks for this week, let’s talk about the new betting option in Las Vegas – USFantasy. Available at Paris Las Vegas, The LINQ and Flamingo sportsbooks, with more expected to come online this week.view
Feist Facts | So… are we all set for the Ravens/Texans AFC championship game in January? Followed by the Giants/Vikings NFC title tilt? That might surprise the oddsmakers, with Minnesota losing its starting QB in August and the Ravens (5-11) and Giants (6-10) off train wreck seasons.view
For my very first weekly entry discussing NFL Football from a betting perspective, I decided to focus on a theme that certainly has changed in the modern day NFL and that is the success rate of the first year and/or rookie starting QB.view
VIP GamingToday's Bookies Battle the Point Spreads Week 4 | Las Vegas' top casino bookmakers pick the point spread winner of every NFL game. The Bookies Battle will be featured weekly throughout the 17-week pro football season.view
VIP On the Mark | One second may have been the difference between Les Miles getting fired at LSU and Gus Malzahn saving his job at Auburn. There’s still plenty of time this season for Auburn to say so long to Malzahn, but Miles could no longer avoid that mine field he eluded for some time in Baton Rouge.view
VIP Pigskin Picks | Perhaps the only thing to slow down the Philadelphia Eagles is the schedule maker. Rookie QB Carson Wentz has led the “Iggles” to a perfect 3-0 start, displaying the poise, decision making and overall talent that made him the second pick in the draft back in the spring.view
VIP Denny the Dog | You can laugh all you want at the Cleveland Browns. The organization deserves all of the biting criticism and on-air chuckles it receives on a daily basis. But I have to tip my cap to Hue Jackson. He went down to Miami last Sunday with a much less talented roster and seven starters missing from the line-up.view
Vegas Sports Books | Las Vegas sportsbooks collectively had an outstanding Sunday in Week 3 NFL, despite giving back some cash in the isolated night game when the Cowboys covered -6.5 in a 31-17 home win against the injury riddled Bears.view
VIP Iskoe’s NFL Football Averages and Rankings lists wins and losses straight up and against the point spread and Over/Under results. Analysis also includes yardage, turnovers and home/road scoring averages for the current 2016-2017 season through Sunday night’s game.view
Bob Christ’s Thursday NFL Football Breakdown | The Week 3 Thursday night showcase between the Houston Texans and the New England Patriots will be a matchup of unbeaten teams. But what's largely unknown is who will be quarterback of the host Patriots.view
Monday Morning Michelle | So far the Patriots are doing just fine. They are 2-0 record and have yet to miss their super-star QB, because Jimmy Garoppolo has been getting the job done. This week, however, Garoppolo is listed as ‘doubtful’ and Jacoby Brissett is scheduled as likely to start at home against Houston.view
Dinero Talks | No one can say the first two weeks of the NFL season haven’t been eventful. Already, injuries and upsets have probably altered what you thought you knew when September began. Here’s Week 3’s Thursday and Sunday slate:view
The Takeover | The Saints offense just isn’t the same on the road, but it could also be that Giants defense is improved with all the money they threw around in the offseason. Followers of my column know I am high on the Saints. I still am.view
Track Phantom | The $1.25 million Grade 2 Pennsylvania Derby will take place at Parx on Saturday and will include Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist and Preakness winner Exaggerator. Parx will also showcase undefeated Songbird in the $1 million Grade 1 Cotillion.view
Slot Club Spotlight | The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is a luxury casino and resort located at the heart of the Strip. Its unique vertical multi-tower design offers spectacular views of the city. The 3,005-room resort features oversized residential-style living spaces with expansive, one-of-a-kind private terraces.
Dye-ing to Know | Husband and wife first, business partners second. That’s the approach Bobby and Sheila Brian have taken to run their company, AGame Marketing, which is based in Las Vegas and serves as a middle man for casinos that want to protect themselves by taking out prize insurance in some of these big-money promotions.
The annual Global Gaming Expo continues today through Thursday at Sands Convention Center, highlighted by the keynote address from former NBA commissioner David Stern. Stern is slated to speak on Thursday with American Gaming Association president Geoff Freeman.
For my very first weekly entry discussing NFL Football from a betting perspective, I decided to focus on a theme that certainly has changed in the modern day NFL and that is the success rate of the first year and/or rookie starting QB.
Golf lost its King, Arnold Palmer who passed Sunday at age 87 in Pittsburgh. The game of golf owes so much to him and he gave so much back to golf.