Inside The Lines | I’ll turn my attention to hockey with this week’s column as the NHL is in its final week of the regular season before the puck drops on the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs that begin on Wednesday, April 11.view
Ice Cubes | Why would anyone dare wager on NBA basketball games with the rash of “tanking” by teams destined to miss the playoffs while there’s great value taking NHL hockey teams that demonstrate greater professionalism and continue to skate to the very end of its own marathon, 82-game schedule.view
Knight Moves | Pacific Division Champions! Not the Sharks, Ducks, Kings or Oilers, but the Vegas Golden Knights have clinched the Pacific Division in the first year of the NHL franchise’s existence.view
In a remarkable season of firsts for an expansion team in any of North America’s major team sports, the Vegas Golden Knights clinched the Pacific Division championship Saturday, nipping the second-place standing San Jose Sharks, 3-2, at T-Mobile Arena.view
The Las Vegas Golden Knights dropped a full 40 cents from -160 to -120 on Friday yet true Knights supporters were rewarded when Jonathan Marchessault scored his second goal 22 seconds into overtime to defeat the St. Louis Blues, 4-3, at T-Mobile Arena.view
As an official sponsor of the Vegas Golden Knights, Station Casinos is going all in with the team.view
Ice Cubes | A concern expressed about how the Vegas Golden Knights could fail in the Stanley Cup Playoffs is their lack of physical play. Such a concern no longer exists in Winnipeg. On Saturday, Jets captain Blake Wheeler got into a fight in front of the net… but it was in practice against teammate Ben Chiarot!view
Knight Moves | The Golden Knights are into the home stretch of the NHL regular season with six games remaining. Vegas hosts Arizona on Wednesday, St. Louis this Friday and San Jose on Saturday.view
Cash Considerations Podcast | AB, Mo, Big Dave welcome Caesars senior bookmaker Jeff Davis off a well deserved, three day rest from the Madness. The boys talk Elite Eight for the weekend, along with some NHL and MLB thoughts for a change of pace.view
In baseball-speak, the talk is of a "magic number" to clinch a playoff berth or a division title. However, the Vegas Golden Knights welcomed the hockey difference to lower their number to clinch the Pacific Division crown despite losing.view
International Game Technology (IGT), the major gaming and lottery services and products provider, beat market expectations for its first quarter company-provided 2018 results revealed.
Las Vegas is this country’s most “cyber insecure” metro area, according to an Israeli-based cloud security vendor. The report concluded that 43 percent of Wi-Fi networks in Las Vegas are unencrypted, unsecured or improperly configured.
The reinvention of downtown Las Vegas is continuing with word that the city government has approved a plan to spend about $60,000 on an arch-style sign to greet motorists headed north on Las Vegas Boulevard into downtown.
Scientific Games Corporation (SGMS) has announced that Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) is lengthening until July 31, 2022 SGMS’s Canadian subsidiary's contract as one of OLG's instant games providers.
Ice Cubes | Twelve months ago, the Vegas Golden Knights didn’t have a roster, busily preparing for the NHL expansion draft. Today, in light of the unique location of this expansion team, there is only one word that can cover the club’s unprecedented success: Boxcars!