The Takeover | Somehow in the doldrums of summer sports, it’s actually about to get busy. First up is UFC International Fight Week, a yearly gathering here in Vegas that runs this year July 5-8, ending with UFC 213 at T-Mobile Arena. Here’s a rundown of the events.view
VIP On the Mark | Man vs. Beers. Any full-blooded bettor wouldn’t mind taking on that challenge. MGM corporate employee Mark Sabatini did and had no doubt in his mind he would win. Last week at PUB 365 his victory was not only assured, but celebrated.view
Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather Jr. props for sports wagering and betting are provided by South Point. Check your local sports book for the latest odds.view
The Takeover | I had a chance to sit down with the crew from USFantasy and they have some big things on the horizon. First thing to discuss that is very exciting is the USFantasy App. It has all the features you’d expect from a phone app. Every sport is on there, the functionally is super easy and it is quick to place your bets.view
Despite boxing experts insisting that Conor McGregor lacks any chance of beating the heavily favored and undefeated Floyd Mayweather, the preponderance of wagers, so far, have been on the plucky Irishman to be victorious.view
The Takeover | Let me start by saying I am a Sergey Kovalev fan. There is nothing I like better than a fighter that consistently moves forward, looking to put together combinations and finish the fight with a knockout victory.view
Inside the Ring | Though I have stayed away from the topic in my column to date, rest assured I’ve been posed the question on every weekly radio segment I do. By now I’m sure you already know we’re talking Mayweather vs. McGregor.view
The Takeover | UFC heads back to a hotbed of MMA fans as UFC 212 takes place Saturday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The headliner is for the UFC Featherweight Title as Champion Jose Aldo takes on Interim Champion Max Holloway to prove who’s the real 145 pound champ.view
Inside the Ring | This coming Saturday night the IBF welterweight title will be on the line when champion Kell Brook (36-1, 25 KO’s) faces No. 1 contender and mandatory challenger Errol Spence Jr. (21-0, 18 KO’s).view
The long-anticipated Mayhem in Mesquite XI takes place this Saturday at 7 p.m. at the CasaBlanca Events Center. The Future Stars of MMA event includes fighters from gyms in Nevada, Utah, Arizona and California, and is the 11th installment that has called Mesquite home.view
Inside the Ring | The UFC returns this coming Saturday night when the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas plays host to UFC 211. The card is solid from top to bottom with two title belts on the line, coupled with multiple fan friendly bouts in both the men’s and women’s divisions.view
Cinco de Mayo weekend in Las Vegas means two things – betting on the Kentucky Derby and who’s in the main event of the big boxing card in town. This Saturday night at the sold out T-Mobile Arena, Mexico superstars face off as Saul “Canelo” Alvarez battles Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.view
The Takeover | With the huge fight starting to pick up buzz in Vegas, USFantasy has released odds for the Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. fight at T-Mobile Arena Saturday.view
Inside the Ring | The heavyweight division will be on display this Saturday night when Wembley Stadium in London, England plays host to this highly anticipated bout.view
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
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.
Maryland Live! the casino in Arundel Mills, a victim of down trending gambling revenue since the opening of MGM National Harbor nearly15 months ago, will soon actively court smokers in an effort to boost its gaming take.