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Rookie errors can resurface in veteran bettors

Rookie errors can resurface in veteran bettors

posted on May 24, 2016 by

The Takeover | What is it about sports betting where even experienced veterans can still make rookie mistakes? I was a victim of one of the classic Las Vegas sports blunders and fact is I should know better.

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The Mesquite Amateur featured on seven golf courses

The Mesquite Amateur featured on seven golf courses

posted on May 24, 2016 by

Around Town | In Southern Nevada, almost any time is a good time for golf. The 40-plus luxurious courses in our valley and nearby communities are a testament to that fact. But on Memorial Day the spotlight will be on six courses in Mesquite 

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Jackson a huge price worth backing

Jackson a huge price worth backing

posted on May 17, 2016 by

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.

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Value calls for Werdum

Value calls for Werdum

posted on May 10, 2016 by

Inside the Ring | Some of Brazil’s most celebrated UFC fighters will be on display from start to finish at UFC 198, including the main event when current heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum (20-5-1) defends his strap against Stipe Miocic (14-2).

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Pressure on Canelo to fight GGG

Pressure on Canelo to fight GGG

posted on May 10, 2016 by

Gennady “GGG” Golovkin has a very quotable personality. His “big drama show” to describe his fights caught on with the sports world and his new phrase in the buildup to last Saturday’s Saul “Canelo” Alvarez-Amir Khan fight was “give me belt.”

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GGG in Future if Canelo tops Khan

GGG in Future if Canelo tops Khan

posted on May 03, 2016 by

With Floyd Mayweather’s retirement, Middleweight Champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is boxing’s biggest star. The biggest thing that separates Canelo from the brash undefeated Money Mayweather is he likes to come forward to engage his opponent.

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Take a long shot like Creator for Kentucky Derby

Take a long shot like Creator for Kentucky Derby

posted on May 03, 2016 by

The Takeover | Let me use this space to talk a little bit about this coming weekend. I am not a horse guy per se, part of it comes from dealing with horse bettors on a regular basis and hearing the same old complaints over and over.

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Redskins' Norman, Cubs have big week

Redskins' Norman, Cubs have big week

posted on April 26, 2016 by

I'm Just Saying | Some random thoughts. The NBA has to be happy the first round is almost over. It hasn’t exactly captured my attention. If you are a Chicago fan, don’t look now but the Cubs aren’t the only team in town doing well.

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Jones still the one to back at UFC 197

Jones still the one to back at UFC 197

posted on April 19, 2016 by

Inside the Ring | The stage was set for the undisputed UFC Light Heavyweight king to be crowned this Saturday night in Las Vegas as former champion Jon Jones and current title holder Daniel Cormier were scheduled to meet for the second time.

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Boxing/UFC Odds

Boxing/UFC Odds

posted on April 15, 2016 by

Boxing/UFC Odds for sports wagering and betting are provided by Stratosphere. Check your local sports book for the latest odds.

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Spieth victim of history at the Masters

 Spieth victim of history at the Masters

posted on April 12, 2016 by

V.I.P. On the Mark | At GamingToday we’re more about thinking ahead rather than looking back, although backtracking often explains what lies ahead in the future. After all, history does tend to repeat itself.

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Expect high level Pacquiao against Bradley

Expect high level Pacquiao against Bradley

posted on March 29, 2016 by

Inside the Ring | This coming Saturday night the MGM Grand Garden Arena will play host to a third fight in the last four years between Manny Pacquiao (57-6-2, 38 KO’s) and Timothy Bradley (33-1-1-1, 13 KO’s).

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Ko-lossal week for golfer as NCAA bracket is toast

 Ko-lossal week for golfer as NCAA bracket is toast

posted on March 29, 2016 by

V.I.P. On the Mark | After seeing my NCAA national champion pick Virginia go down in flames at the hands of Syracuse, I flipped the dial to golf and watched Lydia Ko win the latest LPGA event at Carlsbad, California.

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NY clears way to allowing professional mixed martial arts

NY clears way to allowing professional mixed martial arts

posted on March 23, 2016 by

New York’s Assembly voted 113-25 Tuesday to legalizemixed martial arts, clearing the way for fights late this year and expanding the combat sport into the last state to still prohibit it.

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Holm should have waited for Rousey

Holm should have waited for Rousey

posted on March 15, 2016 by

Inside the Ring | We now have had over a week for the results of UFC 196 to sink in and for many, the shock to wear off.

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Only Vegas can handle, UFC, NASCAR and rugby

Only Vegas can handle, UFC, NASCAR and rugby

posted on March 08, 2016 by

Vegas Sports Books | What other city in the world could handle a USA Sevens Rugby tournament, a college basketball conference tournament, a UFC title bout with one of its most popular fighters and NASCAR races all in one weekend?

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If only the UFC could run boxing

 If only the UFC could run boxing

posted on March 08, 2016 by

V.I.P. On the Mark | If you stayed up late Saturday night/early Sunday morning and watched ESPN’s extensive coverage of the star-studded UFC 196 at MGM, it is clear the octagon is running rings around boxing.

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Stallone still an Oscar winner to me for boxing's Balboa

Stallone still an Oscar winner to me for boxing's Balboa

posted on March 01, 2016 by

I'm Just Saying | Now no one can say how many shots Sylvester Stallone has left to win an Oscar, but his role as Rocky Balboa in the movie “Creed” was a knockout.

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Boxing/UFC Odds

Boxing/UFC Odds

posted on February 26, 2016 by

Boxing/UFC Odds for sports wagering and betting are provided by Stratosphere. Check your local sports book for the latest odds.

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British will back Bisping but don't count out Silva

British will back Bisping but don't count out Silva

posted on February 23, 2016 by

Inside the Ring | This Saturday night the UFC makes its way across the pond as O2 Arena in London, England plays host to Fight Night 84.

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