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NBA Daily Betting Previews 2020

NFL betting odds for 2020 are being released for all teams including futures and Games of the Week.  Scroll down for weekly betting previews.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Oct/01/2020

NBA to Create Second Bubble in Chicago

NBA to Create Second Bubble in Chicago

Great news!  There will be more NBA games to bet on it looks like.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Jul/02/2020

Sports Gambling Demand to See Boost in July

Sports Gambling Demand to See Boost in July

July is traditionally the slowest month of the year for sports betting.  That should not be the case in July 2020 as sportsbook and gamblers alike rev up for the start of Major League Baseball, NBA and what should prove to be an exciting Major League Soccer Tournament in Orlando. 

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Jul/01/2020

NBA Betting – NBA Futures Odds 2020

NBA Betting – NBA Futures Odds 2020

As of now it looks like there will be a resumption to the NBA season that was postponed back in March when Utah’s Rudy Gobert tested positive for the coronavirus. The league put a plan in place to have 22 teams meet inside a bubble in Orlando to complete the regular season and determine seedings for a full-fledged playoff. The completion of the regular season is set to begin on July 30. 

Submitted by Phil Simon on, Jul/01/2020

Mark Cuban Concerns Over Covid Surge "Hasn't Really Increased at All"

Mark Cuban Concerns Over Covid Surge "Hasn't Really Increased at All"

As the NBA nears its restart the end of July, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban believes the league can safely play in an Orlando bubble despite the significant surge in Covid-19 cases in recent weeks.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jun/30/2020

What is the Line on the Magic-Nets Game July 31

What is the Line on the Magic-Nets Game July 31

The line on the Magic-Nets game for July 31 has been especially fluid due to players on the Brooklyn squad opting to sit out the NBA reboot in Orlando.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/30/2020

JR Smith to be Signed to Lakers for Orlando Reboot

JR Smith to be Signed to Lakers for Orlando Reboot

The Los Angeles Lakers are planning to sign free-agent guard JR Smith and submit his name as part of the franchise's roster for the restart in Orlando, Florida, sources told ESPN.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/29/2020

Jazz vs. Pelicans Head to Head Betting Stats - July 2020

Jazz vs. Pelicans Head to Head Betting Stats - July 2020

The Utah Jazz take on the New Orleans Pelicans on a neutral court in Orlando to kick off the NBA 2020 rebooted season July 30.   This one was a PICK'EM. 

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jun/27/2020

What Are the Most Important Early Games With the NBA Reboot in 2020?

What Are the Most Important Early Games With the NBA Reboot in 2020?

The NBA reboot schedule is out for 2020 and there are some critical games we look at below, including one that tips off the first day back July 30.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Jun/27/2020

NBA 2020 Restart Schedule Unveiled

NBA 2020 Restart Schedule Unveiled

The NBA has released its reboot schedule beginning Thursday July 30.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jun/26/2020

NBA Commish: "Restart Plan Moving Forward, Nothing Risk Free"

NBA Commish: "Restart Plan Moving Forward, Nothing Risk Free"

With 16 of 302 NBA players testing positive for the coronavirus and Florida cases rising to nearly 9000 in a day, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver reitterated his intention to move forward with a plan that will see the league complete its 2020 season in a closed campus environment in Orlando.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jun/26/2020

16 NBA Players Test Positive for Covid-19

16 NBA Players Test Positive for Covid-19

The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association said that 16 players tested positive for coronavirus in the first wave of mandatory tests done in preparation for the restart of the season, though most have been unidentified.   The new season is set to begin July 31.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/26/2020

Lots of NBA Players Testing Positive for Covid-19 Well Ahead of Season Start

Lots of NBA Players Testing Positive for Covid-19 Well Ahead of Season Start

Mandatory testing for Covid-19 is revealing quite a few positive results among NBA players, most of which are either asymptomatic or experiencing only mild symptoms.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/25/2020

How the NBA Covid-19 Tracking Rings Will Work

How the NBA Covid-19 Tracking Rings Will Work

Everyone wants the NBA reboot to work in Orlando.  A Covid-19 tracking ring may be the key to this season's succcess.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Jun/25/2020

Kings Jabari Parker Tests Positive for Covid-19, Will Join Team in Orlando

Kings Jabari Parker Tests Positive for Covid-19, Will Join Team in Orlando

Indiana Pacers guard Malcolm Brogdon and Sacramento Kings forward Jabari Parker both revealed Wednesday that they have tested positive for the coronavirus.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jun/24/2020

More Athletes Test Positive for Covid-19

More Athletes Test Positive for Covid-19

More athletes across the spectrum of sports are reporting positive results for the coronavirus.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/24/2020

Rings to Help NBA Players Identify Covid-19 Early, A Problem With the Plan

Rings to Help NBA Players Identify Covid-19 Early, A Problem With the Plan

The NBA has partnered with Oura Health to provide every interested player and staff member a ring that could help identify “presymptomatic illnesses” related to COVID-19.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/22/2020

NBA Concerns Over Florida Covid-19 Spikes, MLBPA Votes Sunday

NBA Concerns Over Florida Covid-19 Spikes, MLBPA Delays Play Vote

NBA will implement its bubble play beginning in July with teams slated to take part in the league's game plan arriving within the first two weeks of the month.  This will be occurring at a time when Covid-19 cases are spiking in the state of Florida.  Orlando will host the NBA rebooted season.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/21/2020

Only Eight NBA Teams Left Mid-September, 100% Chance of MLB Season

Only Eight NBA Teams Left Mid-September, 100% Chance of MLB Season

A 22-team restart is set for the NBA in Orlando.  And by mid-September it looks like only eight teams will remain.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jun/11/2020

NBA Owners Approve 22-Team Restart Plan

NBA Owners Approve 22-Team Restart Plan

The NBA’s Board of Governors has approved a 22-team format for restarting the league season in late July at the Disney campus near Orlando, Florida, another major step toward getting teams back onto the court and playing games again.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/04/2020

NBA Board of Governors Approves Restart, MLB Season Looking Less Likely

NBA Board of Governors Approves Restart, MLB Season Looking Less Likely

The NBA's board of governors intends to approve a league proposal on a 22-team format to restart the season in Orlando, Florida, sources told ESPN.  The season came to an abrupt halt March 11 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/03/2020

NBA Closer to Restarting, Vote on Thursday, MLS Vote Wednesday

NBA Closer to Restarting, Vote on Thursday, MLS Vote Wednesday

The NBA is planning a Thursday vote of the league's board of governors -- with owners expected to approve commissioner Adam Silver's recommendation on a format to restart the season in Orlando, sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/02/2020

MLBPA Proposes Longer Season to Offset Lost Revenue, NBA Targets July 31 for Restart

The Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) is reportedly going to suggest an extended season beyond October as a means of countering the owners desire to cut player salaries.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/30/2020

MLB Still Negotiating, Players "Very Disappointed", NBA Closing in Orlando

MLB Still Negotiating, Players "Very Disappointed", NBA Closing in Orlando

On Tuesday, the owners reportedly approved a proposal that was then shipped to the union. Although their original intent was to put a 50-50 revenue sharing plan on the table, the owners instead are said to have asked the players to sign off on a "sliding scale of compensation." This plan would trim the salaries of players set to make the most money in 2020, according to USA Today's Bob Nightengale. Revenue sharing, as it turns out, is not mentioned in the proposal, per Nightengale's report.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/26/2020

NBA Players Overwhelmingly Want to Resume Season, Hockey Enters Phase II

NBA Players Overwhelmingly Want to Resume Season, Hockey Enters Phase II

ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe reported last week that NBA teams were expecting the league to issue guidelines for a resumption of play by June 1. The NBA's Board of Governors has a meeting this Friday which is expected to provide further clarity on plans to return.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/26/2020

NBA Talks of Resuming Season in Orlando, MLB to Present Players With New Proposal

NBA Talks of Resuming Season in Orlando, MLB to Present Players With New Proposal

The NBA has entered into exploratory conversations with the Walt Disney Company about restarting the remainder of its season at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida, in late July, NBA spokesperson Mike Bass told ESPN Saturday.  The remainder of the season was put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/23/2020

The Final Dance: Horace Grant sounds OFF on Michael Jordan, Denies He was Source of Leaks (Video)

The Final Dance: Horace Grant sounds OFF on Michael Jordan, Denies He was Source of Leaks (Video)

The final episode of the Michael Jordan documentary ‘Last Dance’ aired this past Sunday but that doesn’t mean the drama has ended.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/20/2020

Commissioner Gary Bettman Hints at 24-Team Return for NHL

National Hockey League (NHL) Commissioner Gary Betman is looking for a return to play with 24 teams at two selected hubs.  The NHL, like most sports, halted due to a worldwide pandemic.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/18/2020

Italian Soccer Targets June 13 Return, Optimism Grows in NBA

Italian Soccer Targets June 13 Return, Optimism Grows in NBA

Following news that German and Spain soccer is set to return in the coming weeks, Italian Serie A soccer is now targeting June 13 for its reboot.  Italy was among the most devastated countries amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/13/2020

NBA Teams Allowed to Test Asymptomatic Players, Staff for Coronavirus

NBA Teams Allowed to Test Asymptomatic Players, Staff for Coronavirus

As the NBA inches closer to resuming its season, it was announced on Friday that testing can now be conducted on asymptomatic players at some facilities.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, May/08/2020

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Where Can I Find a Good Pay Per Head Sportsbook Solution for Bakersfield, CA (2020)

RealBookies is an excellent Pay Per Head sportsbook solution for bookmakers and agents in the Bakersfield area.

Lithuania Dabbles in Crypto-Coin as Central Banks Look for Ways to Fend off Facebook

Lithuania Dabbles in Crypto-Coin as Central Banks Look for Ways to Fend off Facebook

Lithuania is about to issue the first central bank-produced digital coin in the euro zone, part of a project to trial state-backed digital currencies and blockchain technology in everyday use.

Poker Links Allowed Back on YouTube Channels, Matusow Leaving Poker?

Poker Links Allowed Back on YouTube Channels, Matusow Leaving Poker?

Great news for the poker community on YouTube as the social media video streaming platform will once again permit links to certain gambling sites.