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Bob Baffert Sorry Not Good Enough Says Dempsey

Bob Baffert Sorry Not Good Enough Says Dempsey

Plus Decision on Trainer Rice's License Could be Made May 17

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/17/2021

Florida Lawmakers Reconvene for Special Session on Gambling

Florida Lawmakers Reconvene for Special Session on Gambling

Florida lawmakers reconvene Monday for a special session to consider a new 30-year gaming compact between the state and the Seminole Tribe that would expand gambling and legalize sports betting in the country’s third most populous state.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/17/2021

NBA Play-In Tournament Odds, Futures and Awards

Will a 7-seed lose two straight and be ousted from the playoff picture? Or will a 10-seed pull off a couple of upsets and enter the fray?

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/17/2021

Early 2021 Belmont Stakes Odds Shows 4-Way Tie for Favorite

Early 2021 Belmont Stakes Odds Shows 4-Way Tie for Favorite

Less than a month out from the final leg of the Triple Crown, we can go ahead and take a look at some early odds for the 2021 Belmont Stakes.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/16/2021

Hard Rock Casino Plays Host to This Year's Miss Universe Competition

This year's Miss Universe competition will take place at the famed Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida just outside of Fort Lauderdale and the Miami area.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/16/2021

Internet Gambling Still Strong in NJ Even With Casinos Open

Internet Gambling Still Strong in NJ Even With Casinos Open

Internet gambling continued its strong performance in New Jersey in April, even with Atlantic City’s nine casinos open for business again, and patrons returning to try their luck in person.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/16/2021

FCS Championship Betting Odds - Sam Houston State vs South Dakota State

FCS Championship Betting Odds - Sam Houston State vs South Dakota State

South Dakota State is a -5.5 favorite versus Sam Houston State in this late FCS title game.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/16/2021

Bettors Sue Bob Baffert Amid Medina Spirit Drug Test Fallout

Bettors Sue Bob Baffert Amid Medina Spirit Drug Test Fallout

Trainer Bob Baffert is facing two lawsuits from gamblers claiming they lost money lost money due to his "illegal, drug-induced win by Medina Spirit."

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/15/2021

Midnight Bourbon New Favorite to Win Preakness Stakes

Midnight Bourbon New Favorite to Win Preakness Stakes

BetOnline has instilled Midnight Bourbon as the new Preakness Stakes favorite based on the race day action coming in.  He had been at 5-1 odds the day prior.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/15/2021

2021 Preakness Stakes Morning Odds

2021 Preakness Stakes Morning Odds

The Preakness Stakes morning odds hadn't changed much from the day prior with Medina Spirit favored and Concert Tour having relatively short odds.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/15/2021

Can't Bet on Huskers Games From Nebraska

Can't Bet on Huskers Games From Nebraska

Senators in Nebraska Ok'd a bill that would allow sports betting in the state, just not on Huskers games. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/14/2021

College Football Odds for Power 5 Conferences

College Football Odds for Power 5 Conferences

Unlike the last few years, there isn’t a surefire Top 5 draft pick heading into the college football season.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/14/2021

Odds for 2021 Stanley Cup, Playoff Series, Divisions

Odds for 2021 Stanley Cup, Playoff Series, Divisions

The Colorado Avalanche pay $450 for every $100 bet to win the 2021 Stanley Cup.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/14/2021

Horse Racing Odds – 2021 Preakness Stakes Longshots

Horse Racing Odds – 2021 Preakness Stakes Longshots

Midnight Bourbon may not be the biggest longshot, but at 5-1 odds, the payout is $50 for every $10 bet and plenty of experts are picking him to win this year's Preakness Stakes.

Submitted by Phil Simon on, May/14/2021

2021 Preakness Stakes Props

2021 Preakness Stakes Props

There are going to be tons of prop bets offered on this weekend's Preakness Stakes from our friends at BetOnline.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/13/2021

2021 Preakness Medina Spirit Payout Odds, Prediction

2021 Preakness Medina Spirit Payout Odds, Prediction

Medina Spirit, the Kentucky Derby winner, pays just shy of $20 for every $10 bet.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/13/2021

Costa Rica Shatters All Time New Covid Cases in Single Day as Some Opt to Get Vaccine in US

Costa Rica Shatters All Time New Covid Cases in Single Day

Central American tourist Mecca and the world's second largest online gambling hub, Costa Rica, saw its largest number of new Covid-19 cases Thursday at 3173.  That's more than the state of Florida at the moment.  Hospital beds remain scarce. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/13/2021

What The Hell Is Going On With Draftkings Stock Price?

What The Hell Is Going On With Draftkings Stock Price?

Plus another tribe enters into agreement with Washington State to offer sports betting at its casinos.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/13/2021

Puck luck? Hockey’s Secrecy Makes Betting on NHL a Gamble

Puck luck? Hockey’s Secrecy Makes Betting on NHL a Gamble

When the Washington Capitals took the ice needing to win in regulation to keep their division hopes alive, it came as a surprise when top center Nicklas Backstrom and No. 1 defenseman John Carlson were declared out 30 minutes before the puck dropped.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/13/2021

Sports Betting Beat : US Handle Hits $4.6 Million

Sports Betting Beat : US Handle Hits $4.6 Million

March saw $4.6 billion in betting handle in a single month for the legalized US market. Many sportsbook Pay Per Head operators are reporting significant increases in sports betting activity for March as well.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/12/2021

Odds Suggest A's Could Relocate to...Canada?

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Las Vegas is the favorite to land the Athletics with 7-4, or +175, odds. The somewhat surprisingly second choice on the board is Montreal with 5-1 odds.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/12/2021

Costa Rica Covid-19 Numbers Surge

Costa Rica Covid-19 Numbers Surge

The world's second largest online gambling hub after Malta, Costa Rica, is dealing with their worst case load of Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic.  2236 new cases were reported on Tuesday with hospitals throughout the San Jose area said to be at capacity.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/12/2021

US Casinos Match Best Quarter Ever; Post-COVID Hopes Rise

America’s commercial casinos matched their best quarter ever in the first three months of this year, as customers continued returning amid the COVID-19 pandemic and internet and sports betting money helped boost revenue numbers.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/11/2021

Medina Spirit was Simply Treated for Dermatitis (Nothing to See Here)

Medina Spirit was Simply Treated for Dermatitis (Nothing to See Here)

Responding to the positive test results for a performance enhancement drug found in Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit after the big race, his trainer claimed it was due to an anti-fungal medication called Otomax to treat dermatitis.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, May/11/2021

Preakness Stakes Odds 2021 After The Post Position Draw

Preakness Stakes Odds 2021 After The Post Position Draw

We’re not sure how the horse racing gods came to this conclusion, but, wrong or right, we are very pleased to see Medina Spirit cleared to run in the 146th Preakness Stakes! 

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, May/11/2021

More Tim Tebow Prop Bets

More Tim Tebow Prop Bets

Now that Tim Tebow is about to sign with the Jacksonville Jaguars, BetOnline has come up with some great new prop bets.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/11/2021

Stratosphere Casino Goes to 100 Percent Capacity

Stratosphere Casino Goes to 100 Percent Capacity

The Las Vegas casino long known as the Stratosphere announced Monday it has lifted most coronavirus pandemic restrictions and moved to 100% capacity on its casino floor after meeting Nevada Gaming Control Board requirements.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/11/2021

Greta Thunberg 25-1 Odds to Be Bill Gates Next Girlfriend

Greta Thunberg 25-1 Odds to Be Bill Gates Next Girlfriend

Thunberg, a Swedish environmental activist who became famous as a child, is now 18 and does have relatively short odds of becoming Gates next girlfriend.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/11/2021

Aaron Rodgers Retirement Odds: Bookies Say It's Happening

Aaron Rodgers Retirement Odds: Bookies Say It's Happening

Rodgers is a slight -120 favorite to retire prior to the start of the new season as it looks more and more likely he will not take the first snap in 2021.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, May/11/2021

Gambling Included in Alabama Bill That Bans Gender-Affirming Treatment for Minors

Gambling Included in Alabama Bill That Bans Gender-Affirming Treatment for Minors

Alabama lawmakers return to Montgomery on May 17 for the final day of the 2021 session.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/10/2021

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The Odds of Legalizing Gambling in Thailand

The Odds of Legalizing Gambling in Thailand

In Asia, only Thailand and Brunei are the remaining ASEAN-member countries who have illegalized most forms of gambling.

Trump Campaigner Anna Khait Accused of Honeypot Trap Against FBI is Poker Player

Trump Ally Accused of Honeypot Trap Against FBI is Poker Player

The New York Times claimed that Khait was among several specially-trained operatives working as part of a group that backed former US President Donald Trump.

Bob Baffert Sorry Not Good Enough Says Dempsey

Bob Baffert Sorry Not Good Enough Says Dempsey

Plus Decision on Trainer Rice's License Could be Made May 17