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Bet Smart: Oddsmakers and the Alliance of American Football

Sports bettors had a rare opportunity last weekend to witness the birth of a market. Oddsmakers and bettors were mostly flying blind into Week 1 action in the Alliance of American Football. The four point spreads…and four Over/Unders…ALL missed the mark by more than a touchdown. Six of the eight...

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 1:50pm

Bet Smart: NCAAB Preliminary Look

  This past weekend, the NCAA unveiled its annual preliminary look at possible “Big Dance” seedings. Unsurprisingly, the loaded Big Ten was well represented with a pair of #2 seeds and four entries in the top 16. All four will be on the floor Tuesday night in high-profile matchups. *...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 4:07pm

Philadelphia could become the second-hottest ticket on the MLB futures market

LAS VEGAS — If the Phillies hook a big one on their free agency fishing trip, whether it’s Bryce Harper or Manny Machado, Philadelphia could become the second-hottest ticket on the MLB futures market. In terms of popularity with the betting public, no team will surpass the Yankees. Even without...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 2:36pm

DraftKings Sportsbook in 2019: CRO Matt Kalish interview

MetroBet's Matt Burke again had the pleasure of catching up with DraftKings CRO and co-founder Matt Kalish, who touched on a variety of topics in a Q & A including: how DraftKings is currently winning the great online sportsbook race in the United States, expansion to new states, making a big...

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 8:38am

AAF provides great betting opportunities

LAS VEGAS – When people have been asking me this past week if I’m betting the Alliance of American Football (AAF), which kicks off its inaugural season this Saturday and Sunday, I make flippant comments about how I’ve been going through withdrawals since the Super Bowl and I’m willing to watch any...

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 2:43pm

Super Bowl 53 Sports Betting Review

http://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/25919634/patriots-julian-edelman-named-super-bowl-liii-mvp LAS VEGAS--The Patriots’ 13-3 victory over the Rams will have many people’s votes for the most boring Super Bowl ever (and it was the lowest-scoring), but it was still exciting for U.S. sports bettors who...

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 3:44pm

Super Bowl 53 Recap

  Dull-y Dull-y! The worst Super Bowl ever played (with the worst combination of game and commercials) was won Sunday by the New England Patriots 13-3 over the Los Angeles Rams. New England’s traditional trouble finding scoreboard distance from NFC entries was the story much of the night....

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 3:05pm

FanDuel Sportsbook offering huge payouts for Super Bowl

FanDuel Sportsbook is running an historic promotion for the Super Bowl LIII showdown between the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams. The promo is titled, “Big Game. Bigger Payouts” and you can get an incredible 53-to-1 odds on either team right now online.   To get in on this...

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - 8:46am

Bettors win big at DraftKings Sportsbook using UFC NBA parlays

Bettors in New Jersey won big at DraftKings Sportsbook over the long weekend using a 10-leg parlay of MMA moneylines as well as NBA and NFL parlay bets. One mobile bettor turned a mere $5 into $3913.91 with a 10-figher parlay bet on the UFC Brooklyn card. Going back to last Friday’s NBA...

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 9:40am

PointsBet Sportsbook offers refund of Saints - Rams game

It has to have been a painful last 48 hours to swallow for the New Orleans Saints and their faithful fans after a terrible non-call of a clear pass interference play helped pave the way for the Los Angeles Rams to eke out a road victory Championship Sunday and punch their ticket to Super Bowl LIII...

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 9:46am

State of New York closing in on legal sports betting in 2019?

There have been mixed signals this week regarding the legalization of sports betting in the state of New York. Acting executive director of the New York Gaming Commission, Ron Ochrym, is looking to move forward - even with state lawmakers not entirely on board. Under a limited 2013 law, sports...

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 4:49pm

Alabama Clemson free live stream National Championship streaming

The Alabama Crimson Tide and the Clemson Tigers have become the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers of the college football world as they'll meet for the fourth time in the last four College Football Playoffs.  Nick Saban will be tasked with attempting to stop dynamic Clemson...

Monday, January 7, 2019 - 8:41pm

Cowboys Seahawks free live stream link for streaming NFL playoffs

The Seahawks defense is slightly better at stopping the run compared to the pass as it ranks 13th in the NFL in rushing yards allowed per game (113.2) and 17th in passing yards allowed per game (240.1). Russell Wilson has the experience advantage over Dak Prescott when it comes to the playoffs but...

Saturday, January 5, 2019 - 8:57pm

DraftKings sportsbook now offering Wednesday night basketball specials - parlays

DraftKings is upping the ante in the New Year by attempting to make hoop fans’ hump days more fun. The daily fantasy sports powerhouse’s Sportsbook has rolled out with its “Wednesday Night Basketball Specials,” offering up odd boosts to wager on for NBA and college...

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 4:25pm

Sports bettors in US named Most Influential in sports business for 2018

Who was the most influential person in sports business in 2018? Turns out, it was you. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, FOX Sports CEO Eric Shanks, NBA commissioner Adam Silver, and MLB commissioner Rob Manfred all paled in comparison to “The American Sports Gambler” in 2018, according...

Monday, December 17, 2018 - 2:22pm

Free live stream Texans Jets Browns Broncos game link

The NFL will roll out two games on Saturday, both with playoff implications. They will also be key fantasy games with several key fantasy players in action in the second week of most league's playoffs. Both games will be broadcast nationally on TV on NFL Network, which presents something of a...

Saturday, December 15, 2018 - 8:10pm

New Jersey reports monster November in sports betting totals

Sports betting in New Jersey continues to sky-rocket in popularity. A staggering $330.7 million was wagered in sports betting (both physical sportsbooks and online) in November, as revenue clocked in at $21.2 million for the month, as reported by the state’s Division of Gamin Enforcement on...

Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 8:32am

NBA reaches sports betting deal with BetStars

The NBA is running a fast-break when it comes to sports betting. After already naming MGM Resorts International as its official gaming partner this past summer, the NBA officially announced its second gaming partner on Tuesday — international gaming operator, The Stars Group. According to...

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 9:31am

NCAA dancing around sports betting, but why?

Why is the NCAA still acting like it’s not delving into sports betting? "We’re certainly not looking at from the NCAA's point of view, ‘How do we monetize this great opportunity?’" NCAA President Mark Emmert said last week, as reported by Forbes. "But at...

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 9:43am

Schedule for NFL Saturday football games in December

The Army versus Navy game is the only college of pro football game on the slate this Saturday but starting next week our Saturdays will be chock full of pigskin. The NFL will play games on Saturday in Week 15 and 16 ahead of the Christmas holiday. There will also be college bowl games on these...

Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 9:01am