The Takeover | Never has a NBA player had a triple double 42 times in one season, until April 9, 2017, when Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder notched his 42nd of the season in a 50 point, 16 rebound, 10 assist night in a 106-105 victory over the Denver Nuggets.view
Finish Line | After a pit stop on the short track of Martinsville last weekend, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is visiting another big track where the new low downforce package will have a major impact.view
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.view
Finish Line | Four Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races are completed with four different winners. Sunday’s paid the longest odds of all with Ryan Newman taking the Phoenix checkers. The Westgate SuperBook had Newman posted at 80-to-1 odds – only four bettors took him – in what was his first victory since 2013 (Brickyard).view
The Takeover | March Madness has finally cooled off at the books after the people got completely buried on the weekend by the bookmakers.view
Finish Line | We’re only three races into the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, but after watching the brawl in the pits following Sunday’s Kobalt 400 in Las Vegas it feels like we’re already the playoffs.view
The Takeover | First off, I had the chance to check out UFC 209 in person at T-Mobile Arena, which is an amazing venue.view
Vegas Sports Books | I love New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas and the NFR in December brings its own vibe, but this second weekend of March is without a doubt my favorite of the year. It’s the pageantry of three college basketball conference championships playing in town while at the same time NASCAR is making a pit stop on its schedule.view
Lawmakers are considering a whopping progressive tax on proposed Japanese casino/resorts that might reach 50 percent of gross gaming revenue, reports The Japan Times.
Las Vegas-based Boyd Gaming Corp. (BYD) reported fourth-quarter net income of $82.2 million on Tuesday. The company said it had profit of 71 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for pretax gains, were 22 cents per share.
MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO Jim Murren has revealed his company is ready to quickly move toward accepting sports bets, should the U.S. Supreme Court legalize national sports wagering.
Cash Considerations Podcast | Big Dave and Mo talk college hoops. The boys break down the big conferences, who is in, who is out, and who has to play their way into the dance.
Clear the Bases | Over the season, you can expect my top MLB picks and betting angles, current baseball news, and the inside scoop from our own race and sports directors on the biggest bets and who is making them.