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NBA, MLB actually had the gall to ask N.J. for sports betting tax

NBA, MLB actually had the gall to ask N.J. for sports betting tax

posted on April 20, 2018 by

Proving that they are beyond shame when it comes to sports betting, the NBA and MLB engaged New Jersey officials in recent months to discuss how the leagues would like to see sports betting conducted.

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Rob Gronkowski reaches deal to buy into racehorse that shares his name

Rob Gronkowski reaches deal to buy into racehorse that shares his name

posted on April 20, 2018 by

Gronk the football star, meet Gronk the Kentucky Derby contender! Rob Gronkowski, tight end for the New England Patriots, announced this week he has reached a deal with Phoenix Thoroughbreds to buy into the racehorse that shares his name.

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Thousands of Station Casinos’ guests to receive free bet on Vegas Golden Knights

Thousands of Station Casinos’ guests to receive free bet on Vegas Golden Knights

posted on April 19, 2018 by

Hours after the Golden Knights swept the first round of the pro hockey playoffs, Station Casinos announced a free sports book wager for qualified Boarding Pass loyalty club members, ranging in value from $5 to $250, with individual payoffs for winners of up to $1,000.

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Cash Considerations 62: Knights sweep Kings, NBA first round underway, MLB

Cash Considerations 62: Knights sweep Kings, NBA first round underway, MLB

posted on April 19, 2018 by

Cash Considerations Podcast | AB, Mo and Big Dave break down the Golden Knights first round sweep of the LA Kings and look at the other NHL series matchups. Plus, we look ahead to the NBA games for the week, and maybe look at some MLB if we don't get rained out.

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Vegas Golden Knights co-favorites to win Stanley Cup

Vegas Golden Knights co-favorites to win Stanley Cup

posted on April 19, 2018 by

Last year at this time, the Vegas Golden Knights were a team in name only. Now this first-year expansion franchise is like no other in any sport and, believe it or not, co favorites to win the Stanley Cup.

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Churchill Downs to lower takeout on its pick five wager

Churchill Downs to lower takeout on its pick five wager

posted on April 18, 2018 by

Churchill Downs will lower the takeout on its pick five wager from 22 percent to 15 percent beginning with the spring meet this year, track officials said on Tuesday. The iconic venue opens its spring meet Saturday evening April 28. 

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VSiN to deliver daily sports updates for Cheddar Big News

VSiN to deliver daily sports updates for Cheddar Big News

posted on April 18, 2018 by

Vegas Stats & Information Network has announced an agreement to deliver daily sports updates for Cheddar Big News, Cheddar’s new general news network. Cheddar is a live financial news network streaming live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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Vegas Golden Knights eliminate Los Angeles Kings

Vegas Golden Knights eliminate Los Angeles Kings

posted on April 18, 2018 by

The hockey gods definitely played a cruel joke on the Los Angeles Kings. Not only have the Kings failed to capture a Stanley Cup Playoff series since last hoisting the Cup in 2014, this year's elimination came off the stick by a former member of the Silver & Black.

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Will the Asian Invasion carry over to Texas?

 Will the Asian Invasion carry over to Texas?

posted on April 18, 2018 by

VIP Golf's Dirty Dozen | The worst in Golf against the spread coupled with bonehead decisions.

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Knights have taken over Las Vegas

Knights have taken over Las Vegas

posted on April 17, 2018 by

Vegas Sports Books | We’ve all got Vegas Golden Knights fever and it’s one of the most impressive things I’ve seen with a united Las Vegas since 1980, the year I arrived as a kid in what was a small town.

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Short fields hampering Santa Anita

Short fields hampering Santa Anita

posted on April 17, 2018 by

Lindo Report | Spring means the opening of new meets like Keeneland, Belmont Park, Monmouth, Indiana Grand, Lone Star Park, Emerald Downs, Arlington Park, and others.

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Harvick already a three-time winner at Richmond

Harvick already a three-time winner at Richmond

posted on April 17, 2018 by

Finish Line | Eight races are in the books and the next stop takes us to Richmond International Raceway on Saturday night for some more thrilling short track racing.

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Top betting value $tart$ with NY Met$

Top betting value $tart$ with NY Met$

posted on April 17, 2018 by

Inside the Lines | I’ll turn my attention this week to Major League Baseball where just three weeks into the 2018 season we already have a handful of teams that have gotten off to either terrific or dismal starts for bettors. 

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Still see Rockets-Warriors in Western Conference Finals

Still see Rockets-Warriors in Western Conference Finals

posted on April 17, 2018 by

Dinero Talks | James Harden went 6-for-6 on isolations against Minnesota and 5-for-5 from 3-point range to help the Rockets hold off the Timberwolves in a series opener that they always appeared to be in control of despite a tighter final margin of victory than expected.

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Knights, Kings looks like a five-game series at best for LA

Knights, Kings looks like a five-game series at best for LA

posted on April 17, 2018 by

Knight Moves | With an outstanding performance on the road, the Vegas Golden Knights are one win away from moving on to the Western Conference Semifinals.

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Time to mock the NFL mock Draft

Time to mock the NFL mock Draft

posted on April 17, 2018 by

FREE PREVIEW! VIP On the Mark | As a traditionalist, I’ve never had a problem separating myself from the National Football League. Once the Super Bowl ends, I move on. I’ll pay attention to the NFL Draft, then cast the league aside until the start of the regular season.

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Vegas still THE story

Vegas still THE story

posted on April 17, 2018 by

Ice Cubes | Reflection on the Division Semifinals through the first week has to start with the Vegas Golden Knights and their commanding 3-0 lead over the Los Angeles Kings.

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A tale of two LAs

A tale of two LAs

posted on April 17, 2018 by

Clear the Bases | As we enter into our third week of the baseball campaign, some of our preseason predictions are spot-on, while we also see quite a few surprises. Starting the week, Boston has sprung out to an American League-best 13-2 record.

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VIP 2 for Tuesday

 VIP 2 for Tuesday

posted on April 17, 2018 by

VIP Two for Tuesday | Baltimore Orioles at Detroit Tigers (MLB), Cleveland vs. Minnesota (MLB in Puerto Rico), New Orleans +6.5 at Portland (NBA), Cincinnati Reds NL at Milwaukee (MLB).

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So far NBA favorites holding to form

 So far NBA favorites holding to form

posted on April 17, 2018 by

VIP Bettin' on B-Ball | After what was an unprecedented finish to the NBA regular season in which virtually all opening round matchups were not determined until the final night of the season, the Playoffs got underway this past weekend with several surprising results that began to answer some questions while raising others.

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Gronk the football star, meet Gronk the Kentucky Derby contender! Rob Gronkowski, tight end for the New England Patriots, announced this week he has reached a deal with Phoenix Thoroughbreds to buy into the racehorse that shares his name.

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