Mark Lelinwalla

Sports betting coming to South Philadelphia Sports Complex area

Parx Casino recently opening outside of Philadelphia isn’t leaving the city hanging out in the frigid winter chill when it comes to sports betting. In fact, it’s just the opposite. Having just established a retail sportsbook in Bensalem, Pennsylvania on Thursday the company is also...

Friday, January 11, 2019, 5:15 PM

DraftKings vs FanDuel NBA Wednesday odds boost comparison

Odds boosts heighten sports bettors’ payouts. And in the rough-and-tumble NBA schedule, that’s a welcoming sight. MetroBet took a look at the Wednesday night NBA odds boosts being offered by the DraftKings Sportsbook and FanDuel Sportsbook to put them head-to-head. DraftKings is...

Wednesday, January 9, 2019, 1:55 PM

Philadelphia Eagles odds to win Super Bowl soar

It’s amazing what a win will do for your odds … even if that victory was cemented via a 43-yard missed field goal that hit the upright and crossbar in the waning seconds of a Wild-Card game. (Hey, whatever it takes, right?) The defending league champion Philadelphia Eagles entered the...

Monday, January 7, 2019, 1:13 PM

NFL reaches deal with Caesars as its first ever casino partnership

The National Football League sat back and watched the NBA, NHL and MLB make MGM Resorts International their respective official gambling partner without making a move itself. On Thursday, the NFL announced that it has tabbed Caesars Entertainment Corporation as its first-ever official casino...

Thursday, January 3, 2019, 1:19 PM

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, 4:25 PM

Eagles odds to win Super Bowl jump up ahead of playoffs

The Philadelphia Eagles (9-7) just managed to squeeze into the playoffs as the sixth and final seed in the NFC on Sunday courtesy of their 24-0 win over Washington and the Chicago Bears’ 24-10 victory against the Minnesota Vikings. But just because the Eagles were able to eke their way into...

Tuesday, January 1, 2019, 10:47 AM

NBC will go all-in on sports betting in 2019

As more and more states become legalized sports-betting states and the overall industry continues to grow across the U.S., mainstream outlets want in on the action. Or, in this case, a mainstream network. Earlier this week, sports legal analyst Daniel Wallach reported that NBC is plotting on...

Wednesday, December 26, 2018, 3:49 PM

DraftKings ready to roll out online sportsbook in West Virginia

West Virginia is a legalized sports betting state and so, DraftKings wasn’t going to wait too long to set up shop there. On Tuesday, DraftKings announced a licensing agreement with Penn National Gaming, Inc., the operator of Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races in West Virginia, to launch...

Thursday, December 20, 2018, 4:17 PM

Pennsylvania already raking in the money thanks to sports betting legalization

You could say the appetite for sports betting in Pennsylvania is voracious. According to Pennsylvania state regulators, as reported by The Associated Press, the Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Grantville posted just upwards of $1.4 million in sports bets in the two-week span that...

Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 2:56 PM

Yankees Mets Phillies odds to win World Series climb

The winter meetings are a wrap and the 2019 Major League Baseball season is still three months away from playing ball, but we already have World Series bets going on. FanDuel Sportsbook didn’t waste any time delivering its futures bets and naming its favorites to make the 2019 October...

Monday, December 17, 2018, 4:24 PM

Philadelphia and Pittsburgh now taking sports bets

Sure, the Philadelphia Eagles certainly haven’t been putting together a memorable Super Bowl title defense this season, as the defending champs are in serious danger of missing the playoffs altogether. But the Philadelphia 76ers sitting in third place in the Eastern Conference, with Ben...

Friday, December 14, 2018, 4:32 PM

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, 8:32 AM

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, 9:31 AM

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, 9:43 AM

More casinos with legal sports betting introduced in Rhode Island

Well, that was fast. A week after Rhode Island started offering legalized sports betting out of its Twin River Casino, the state already has a second location doing the same. On Monday, Twin River Casino launched sports betting at its Tiverton location, which now joins the casino’s Lincoln...

Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 5:45 PM

Raptors Celtics 76ers with good value odds to win NBA title

The back-to-back NBA champion Golden State Warriors have gone 4-6 over their last 10 games amidst internal strife between All-Star teammates Kevin Durant and Draymond Green and injuries. But with the first quarter of the NBA season spoken for already, odds-makers at www.SportsBettingDime.com ...

Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 6:12 PM

NBA teams up with Genius Sports, Sportsradar to distribute data

Over the past few months, we have seen a mad dash of professional sports leagues aligning themselves with partners to aid in safe sports betting. The latest league to get hitched? The National Basketball Association. On Wednesday, the NBA announced that it is partnering with Genius Sports and...

Thursday, November 29, 2018, 2:44 PM

Updated Super Bowl odds Eagles at 40-1, Cowboys at 33-1

Can you believe that we’re in Week 13 of the 2018 NFL season already? Yes, the playoff picture is beginning to take shape. And with that being said, it’s never too early for updated odds on a Super Bowl winner. Why not, right? The Saints are most favored to win the Super Bowl. The...

Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 3:53 PM

Major League Baseball now sports betting partners with MGM Resorts

MGM Resorts sure means business when it comes to sports betting. After securing deals with the NBA and NHL earlier this year, MGM Resorts announced Tuesday that it has reached a “new multi-year agreement” to become the “first-ever ‘official gaming partner of the MLB,...

Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 6:17 PM

State of Rhode Island now taking sports bets, North and South Carolina up next?

One state just opened for business in regards to legalized sports betting and two more are expected to follow suit … and soon. That’s the feverish climate that we’re in when it comes sports betting being legalized in the United States. On Monday afternoon, Rhode Island...

Monday, November 26, 2018, 3:21 PM