Former UFC owner Frank Fertitta III is heading a group eyeing the possible acquisition of the NFL’s Carolina Panthers. It’s believed Fertitta would have to divest his gambling company interests before being approved to purchase an NFL team.view
The Vegas Golden Knights completed a 3-game season sweep of the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday, scoring a club-record four unanswered goals in the third period to rally for a 5-2 triumph at T-Mobile Arena.view
Vegas Sports Books | We’ve still got plenty of key free-agents waiting to be signed, but the 2018 MLB landscape is stable enough in February for CG Technology sportsbooks to offer season win totalsview
Across the Board | When the 4-year-old filly Unique Bella won the 1-1/16 mile Santa Maria Stakes on Saturday, she did a few things worthy of comment. First, she earned her seventh victory in nine career starts with a 109 Beyer Speed Figure, the highest of her career.view
Off the Canvas | Danny Garcia returns to the ring this Saturday at Mandalay Bay Events Center to take on slugger Brandon Rios. Garcia was last seen nearly one year ago losing a split decision to Keith Thurman in a WBC/WBA Welterweight Unification battle.view
The Net Result | The NCAA men’s basketball tournament selection committee released a bracket preview on Sunday and the currently projected top four seeds don’t figure to surprise the experts.view
Dinero Talks | All eyes were on the new-look Cavaliers on Sunday afternoon, so it’s no surprise we got such drastic odds adjustments from Westgate, which opened last week with season-worst (7/4) odds on Cleveland as the favorite to get out of the Eastern Conference and now have them at even money.view
Knight Moves | Home from a long road trip the Vegas Golden Knights now get the opportunity to host seven straight games; well, six now as they were stunned Sunday by the Philadelphia Flyers, 4-1. There are four games this week starting Tuesday with the Blackhawks.view
Finish Line | Daytona’s opening act happened Sunday with the Advance Auto Parts Clash and while it was only 75 laps, it worked well as a snack to appease my hunger for some NASCAR action. On Sunday, NASCAR offers the 60th Daytona 500.view
Lindo Report | Horse racing’s first champion of 2018 was crowned over the weekend. And the champion is not equine – he is human. Chris Littlemore became the second straight Canadian to win the National Horseplayer Championships.view
Feist Facts | With the NFL season over, every team can consider itself a contender again. We know that will sound good, but it’s not true for most. More than half the league will be thinking this will be the season where they can rise from the ashes and become the next world champs.view
VIP Bettin' on B-Ball | Often when trade deadlines come and go in the major professional sports the realities rarely live up to the rumors and speculations. That cannot be said of the NBA’s trade deadline that occurred last Thursday.view
VIP On the Mark | The Winter Olympics is trying to be the bridge between the Super Bowl and March Madness, but interest is down and betting likely the same. Still, the bucks are rising from NBC, which paid $963 million for the rights to air the Games.view
VIP Getting Rich with Saber | The evolution of sports betting in Nevada from an old bookie sometimes amazes me when I hear the books lost it. This past Super Bowl the books had a record handle but many lost money and some won a ham “sangwich” as they call them back in Steubenville, Ohio. The question is why.view
Gaming Yesterday | Continuing with last week’s theme where I discussed how impossible it will be to cut the sports betting pot with multiple leagues and how uncomprehending politicians will interfere, especially those who consider themselves sports experts.view
Ice Cubes | Give Pittsburgh Penguins management kudos for original thinking, handing former Pens goalie Marc-Andre Fleury his Stanley Cup ring in front of his adoring fans. It turned the entire contest around.view
William Hill Chief Executive Philip Bowcock says the company is readying a war chest to invest into marketing in the U.S. should the Supreme Court end the ban on sports betting.
The 7 Clans First Council Hotel and Casino in Newkirk, Oklahoma says the area has a lack of family entertainment options and has announced a property expansion that includes an indoor water park with thrill rides including a lazy river for rafting.
The continuing gambling compact disagreement between New York State and the Seneca Nation of Indians has prompted Niagara County officials to call on the State Legislature and Governor Andrew Cuomo to resolve the conflict.
Mor Weizer, chief executive of London-based Playtech, the world's largest supplier of online gaming and sports betting software, says sports and horse betting would benefit if the United Kingdom implements its plan to cut stakes on fixed odds betting terminals.
Woodbine Entertainment has announced its stakes schedule for its 2018 thoroughbred racing season which includes 96 stakes highlighted by the 159th running of the $1 million Queen's Plate, the first jewel of the Canadian Triple Crown.