The National Football League poured gasoline and then lit the fire under a familiar issue several days ago when it told several of its players they cannot participate in a fantasy football event scheduled in July at a Las Vegas casino.view
Fantasy Force | It’s time to move on in the UFC as UFC Fight Night is live from Berlin, Germany but only on UFC Fight Pass. The main event features Women’s Strawweight Champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. No.3 ranked Jessica Penne.view
Fantasy Force | At long last the real Heavyweight Champion is back. Cain Velasquez returns to the octagon this Saturday at UFC 188, live from Mexico City, to defend his championship against the interim champ Fabricio Werdum.view
A fantasy football-themed event in Las Vegas headlined by Tony Romo was called off after the NFL reiterated a policy banning appearances associated with casinos.view
Fantasy Force | The weekend gets started Friday afternoon with the best kickboxing in the world, Glory 22: France, live on Spike TV.view
The Net Result | Admittedly, I am an unabashed member of team BvP. For the uninitiated, that's batter-versus-pitcher. It’s a much-bandied, argued, misused and simple statistic to consider when handicapping a daily fantasy baseball contest.view
Fantasy Force | Winning fantasy leagues is always fun, but what about winning $1,000,000? On August 15 Draft Kings will crown the Fantasy Baseball World Champion at Wynn Las Vegas. Qualifiers and satellites run from now until August 5.view
Fantasy sports would be declared a game of skill in Kansas so they wouldn’t be illegal under a measure that won final legislative approval. The bill would bring clarity to an ongoing dispute over the legal status of fantasy sports leagues.view
First up tonight live on Spike is Glory 21 San Diego featuring Light Heavyweight Champion Artem Levin vs. Simon Marcus. On Saturday night we have World Championship Boxing on HBO with Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs. James Kirkland.view
Fantasy Force | For the fantasy football diehards this one is for you. With plenty of baseball left, I am going to take this week to look over the 2015 NFL Draft and talk about some of the rookies that could help your fantasy team next season.view
The Net Result | Paul Goldschmidt (ARI) has hit the ball hard against the Padres’ Cashner, going 5-for-11 against him. Ian Kinsler (DET) has a .322 career batting average against the the Royals’ Vargas, while Alex Avila (DET) is your value option at catcher today.view
Vegas Sports Books | The 49ers covering +9.5 in a 33-30 loss at Green Bay Monday night capped a winning Week 6 of the NFL for Nevada sports books.
Poker Profiles | The Venetian is home to the Deepstack Extravanga Tournaments, some of the most popular poker tournaments in the world. We interviewed Tommy LaRosa, the Venetian’s Poker Room Manager for his background and thoughts on poker.
Dye-ing to Know | One of the most familiar names in Gaming Today’s Bookies Battle over the last couple decades has been “Johnny Spot.” John Druzisky, a supervisor at “The Book” inside The LINQ, got his nickname back when he was hanging out regularly in pool halls.
Reacting to an easier mobile sign-up system recently adopted by New Jersey, MGM, Caesars and Wynn requested that Nevada sports books be allowed to implement remote registration and identity verification for mobile accounts.
MGM has reported nearly $27 million in revenue during the first full month of operation at its Massachusetts casino. MGM Springfield generated $18 million in gross revenues from slot machines and another $8.8 million from table games like blackjack and roulette.