V.I.P. MLB Baseball's Futile Five | The worst MLB baseball teams on the moneyline with a $100 bet coupled with bonehead decisions.
Wiseguy Report | Politicians take heat every time they change their opinion – “flip-floppers.” Sports bettors, like politicians, are inevitably going to have some wrong opinions – about teams, players and coaches.
Poker Scene | Hollywood Park Casino is catering to Big O players. As Silver says, “Big O is becoming very popular in Southern California. Players really enjoy getting five cards to play with to make a high and a low hand instead of four cards in traditional Omaha.
The Net Result | The fight between Blue Jays and Rangers brought up stirring, even raging, debates on Monday, regarding the new safety rules in MLB, as well as, the role that pitching inside and retaliation plays in today’s hitter-friendly game.
Ice Cubes | The National Hockey League is down to its version of the Final Four and without an NBA city in sight; no one dare compare San Jose to Oakland. The Stanley Cup Playoffs are advancing at a brisk pace, with both conference finals already underway.
Inside the Ring | This Saturday night boxing takes center stage here in Las Vegas where three junior middleweight world titles will be up for grabs. Most of the attention will be centered on the rematch for the WBA strap between Vanes Matirosyan and Erislandy Lara.
Finish Line | The greatest All-Star event in sports takes place Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway when the best of the best go head-to-head with $1 million awarded to the winner. The format is a little different from years past, but eligibility is the same.
Louisiana’s 15 riverboats, four racetrack slots casinos and Harrah’s New Orleans casino brought in nearly $218.8 million in April, an 0.82 percent decrease from April 2015’s $220.6 million.
V.I.P. NBA Betting Capsules | The Cleveland Cavaliers and Toronto Raptors begin the Eastern Conference finals with the Cavs looking to go 9-0 in this season’s playoffs. Game time is set for 5:30 p.m. PT at Quicken Loans Arena...
Dye-ing to Know | Most locals avoid the mad rush of tourists on the Strip. Tony Nevill, the race and sportsbook director at Treasure Island, is hoping his mobile sports app can help lure some of them back, albeit in a little different fashion.
Vegas Sports Books | For the first time in Nevada sportsbook history, the South Point has posted regular season win totals for all 128 Division I college football teams. That’s every school from Air Force and Appalachian State to Wisconsin and Wyoming.
Slot Club Spotlight | Fiesta Casinos is a division of Station Casinos, with two locations – one in Henderson and one on Rancho Drive. Both properties incorporate the popular Boarding Pass slot club player’s card, also valid at all Wildfire Gaming properties.
Las Vegas-based Full House Resorts hopes Indiana lawmakers will let the state’s gaming operators bring some of its already approved capacity to the state’s more populous areas. Full House is the owner of the Rising Star casino resort in Rising Sun.
New York is expected to “retaliate violently” if New Jersey voters approve plans to allow two casinos across the river from Manhattan. New Jersey voters will decide in November whether to authorize casinos in the northern part of the state.
- Rookie errors can resurface in veteran bettors
- Early Preakness pace dooms Nyquist
- Cleaning up Nyquist’s muddy Preakness loss
- Value with MLB pitchers below superstar level
- Stick with Sharks, Penguins for Stanley Cup Finals
- Kelly in Vegas making noise in sports gaming world
- Early grades out for college football's elite
- Research NFL not college football just yet