Matt Burke

MetroBet Founder and Editorial Director

matthew.burke@metro.us

Matt Burke is the Executive Sports Editor for Metro US Newspapers and MetroBet.

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Sunday, June 16, 2019, 3:34 PM

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The biggest domino of the NBA offseason has already fallen as Anthony Davis is on his way to the Lakers. How does this affect the Sixers? Well, despite Ben Simmons being a Klutch Sports staple and despite the fact that Klutch Sports basically runs the Lakers now with LeBron and Davis now with the...

Sunday, June 16, 2019, 3:24 PM

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The injury to Kevin Durant is set to have an impact on just about every franchise in the NBA, including his former team in Oklahoma City. No, Durant is not headed back to the Thunder. But his injury could open up a path for the Thunder to become serious championship contenders in the Western...

Saturday, June 15, 2019, 9:22 AM

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Thursday, June 13, 2019, 5:35 PM

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MetroBet recently had the opportunity to speak with Rush Street Interactive COO Mattias Stetz about SugarHouse’s online launch in the state of Pennsylvania. Rush Street Interactive is SugarHouse’s partner in online sports betting, having operated PlaySugarHouse.com in New Jersey as well since last...

Thursday, June 13, 2019, 11:02 AM

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After 252 days, 82 regular season games, and 23 energy-depleting playoff games, the 2018-19 Boston Bruins will conclude their season tonight in Boston. They will either win the most prestigious prize in pro sports, or they will watch another team from another city raise Lord Stanley's Cup on the...

Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 6:05 PM

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The Tiger Slam ain’t happening this year as golf fans’ favorite 43-year-old didn’t even make the cut at the PGA Championship following an ugly second round. Odds at DraftKings Sportsbook have obviously come back to Earth when it comes to Woods winning another major this year, but Pebble Beach may...

Tuesday, June 11, 2019, 5:57 PM

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There are plenty of overrated stats, analytics, and motivational tactics in sports. High-quality, veteran leadership is not one of those areas of hyperbole. Patrice Bergeron and Zdeno Chara are currently showing the Bruins' young guns what it takes to win a championship. Bergeron reportedly...

Monday, June 10, 2019, 6:23 PM

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The Phillies’ Bryce Harper signing back in late February had a major impact on MLB World Series odds heading into the 2019 season as Philadelphia had the fifth or sixth best odds to win the Commissioner’s Trophy. We’re now two full months into the MLB season, so let’s see where things stand today...

Monday, June 10, 2019, 6:06 PM

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Former Red Sox star slugger David Ortiz was reportedly shot at a night club in the Dominican Republic on Sunday. It is not yet clear how severe Ortiz's injuries are from the incident. A Dominican Republic National Police officer told WHDH-7's Justin Dougherty the following: - Oritz was shot once...

Sunday, June 9, 2019, 11:18 PM

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Online sports betting has finally arrived in the state of Pennsylvania! SugarHouse has kicked things off in tremendous fashion as their online sportsbook is extremely easy to use. Here is MetroBet’s review for PlaySugarHouse PA.   Bonus/Promotions The biggest thing to look for when...

Sunday, June 9, 2019, 5:28 PM

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There have been some jaw dropping rumors over the past month or so as players like LeBron James and even Russell Westbrook have been mentioned as possible trade candidates. This summer is going to be crazy for sure, but it’s much more likely that secondary stars like Bradley Beal or Kevin Love will...

Saturday, June 8, 2019, 12:55 PM

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This Triple Crown season has been one of the oddest in memory as we began with the controversial finish at the Kentucky Derby, followed by jockey John Velazquez being dislodged from Bodexpress at the start of the Preakness. Murphy’s Law suggests that something quirky will go down at the Belmont...

Thursday, June 6, 2019, 9:09 AM

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The 2019 Belmont Stakes, from Belmont Park in Elmont, is upon us and many will be betting on the third leg of the Triple Crown for the first time online. Sports betting is now legal in many areas but you can always bet on the ponies at NYRABets.com. To bet on the Belmont Stakes now and get...

Wednesday, June 5, 2019, 5:29 PM

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By stealing home court advantage in Game 2, the Golden State Warriors are again the favorites to take home the Larry O’Brien Trophy. Conventional wisdom tells you that the “been there, done that” Dubs should have no problem dismissing the Raptors from here on out. But the mind of sports bettor...

Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 5:04 PM

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We are now two months into the MLB season so things are beginning to come into focus in terms of the National League MVP race. Before the season, FanDuel Sportsbook had the newly-signed Bryce Harper with the best odds to take home the award at +600. Harper has been good but not great for the...

Monday, June 3, 2019, 5:40 PM

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UFC has a monster Pay-Per-View offering this coming Saturday with bantamweight champion Henry Cejudo taking on Marlon Moraes for the title in the main event from the United Center in Chicago. Here is a look at the full card for UFC 238.   Henry Cejudo vs. Marlon Moraes: Bantamweight title...

Monday, June 3, 2019, 5:29 PM

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Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final tonight between the Bruins and the Blues presents a strong betting opportunity as it looks damn close to being a must-win for St. Louis. Boston has shown a killer instinct this postseason and it is at its best when it smells blood. The Bruins are 3-0 in Game 4s so...

Sunday, June 2, 2019, 5:33 PM

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We are about to enter a summer in which nearly every big name in the NBA is either looking for a new locale in free agency or has trade potential. Young Sixers star Ben Simmons is one of those players as Philly GM Elton Brand must decide soon whether or not the poor-shooting Aussie is the right...

Sunday, June 2, 2019, 5:21 PM

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Silly season has turned into serious season this time of the year in the NBA, where every single player in the league seems poised for a change of scenery. It doesn't matter if you've won an MVP in the past two or three years. It doesn't matter if you're the heartbeat of an organization. Player...

Saturday, June 1, 2019, 9:56 AM