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Sports betting documentary coming to Showtime in March

Showtime has been pumping out high quality documentaries of late, and its latest project is focused on the culture of sports betting. "Action" will debut on the network on Sunday, March 24 at 8 p.m. to coincide with the opening weekend of March Madness.  The four-part docu-series will focus...

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 1:28pm

SugarHouse Sportsbook brings the local flavor in Philadelphia

Philadelphians are as loyal as it gets when it comes to their local teams, but loyalty can be put to the test at times when you're betting on sports. As the old saying goes, "Bet with your head, not your heart." That local pride and loyalty was rewarded, however, last month at SugarHouse Casino in...

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 8:56am

New AAF football league a sports betting dream

This is typically the time of year when most Americans put football in the rearview mirror. So far in February, however, the new Alliance of American Football is not allowing that to happen. It may have been a Week 1 fluke, but nonetheless the AAF on CBS beat a marquee NBA on ABC matchup (Rockets...

Monday, February 11, 2019 - 11:36am

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

Philadelphia falling in love with The Book at Harrahs Casino

The TVs are the first things you notice after making the long, winding trek to The Book. Twenty glowing flat screens, interlocking like Connect Four squares, morph into one massive video wall and breathe new life into the 4,300-square-foot shadow of an old concert venue reinvented as a sportsbook...

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 3:25pm

Free Super Bowl Live Stream Patriots Rams channel streaming

The big game between the Patriots and Rams has arrived. Millions will be watching Super Bowl LIII on their TV on CBS but the showdown for the Lombardi Trophy will also be streamed live on CBS All Access. You do have to sign-up for CBS All-Access and you typically can’t watch the streaming channel...

Sunday, February 3, 2019 - 6:35pm

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

Rams Patriots Super Bowl will break sports betting records

Last year was the pinnacle moment in the history of Philadelphia sports as the Eagles upended the Patriots in one of the most dramatic Super Bowls in history. While the Birds did not make it back this year, there is a caveat in the form of legalized sports betting. This will be the first Super...

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 11:39am

SugarHouse sportsbook in Philadelphia already a must-visit for sports betting, sports fans

The casino floor is open 24/7 and the ticket windows are open late – Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 1 a.m.; Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. until 1 a.m. Only in Philadelphia can you place a bet on your favorite team, with a side of whiz. The new sportsbook inside SugarHouse...

Thursday, January 24, 2019 - 8:58am

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

Massachusetts legal sports betting in place before next NFL season?

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has stated publicly time and again since last May that he will push hard for legalized sports betting in the state. Baker backed up that promise on Thursday as he announced he will file legislation. “Our legislation puts forth a series of commonsense...

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 6:03pm

Parx Casino dominating Philly sports betting scene with convenience

The state of Pennsylvania is at the forefront of a sports betting revolution in the United States as it is now one of eight states in the country where you can wager on games legally. There are already two sportsbooks up-and-running in the Philadelphia area, with Parx Casino and SugarHouse Casino...

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 1:22pm

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

When and where is the Super Bowl this year - 2019?

The NFL playoffs are in full swing, and you may be starting to get those Super Bowl plans ready. So, when is the big game this year? Since 2002, the Super Bowl has been played on the first Sunday in February. This year that day is Feb. 3, 2019.  The AFC and NFC championship games will both...

Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 8:15am

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 - 5:15pm

Parx Casino just outside Philly will start offering live sports betting Tuesday

Parx Casino in Bensalem will open its sportsbook on Tuesday with a “soft launch.” Beginning at 2 p.m. bettors will be able to wager on just about any sport under the sun. “Parx Casino is thrilled to launch legalized sports betting,” Parx Senior VP of Interactive Gaming and...

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 12:06pm

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

What time does Alabama Clemson game start end - ESPN channels?

Clemson will be without three key players on Monday night as defensive lineman Dexter Lawrence, tight end Braden Galloway, and offensive lineman Zach Giella are ineligible after failing drug tests. Lawrence figures to be a first round draft pick in the NFL but Clemson was able to throttle Notre...

Sunday, January 6, 2019 - 8:41pm

Ravens Chargers game free live stream: NFL playoffs streaming

Philip Rivers was looking like a bon a fide MVP candidate for much of the season but his play dipped in December, leading many to believe he may be playing injured. In the Chargers loss to Baltimore three days before Christmas, Rivers threw for just 181 yards and did not have a touchdown. He also...

Sunday, January 6, 2019 - 2:44pm

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