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Astros Survive, Head to Game 5 vs Rays

Astros Survive, Head to Game 5 vs Rays

The line on the Rays-Astros Game 5 was not immediately available as this was going to press with starting pitchers undecided. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/15/2020

Why Trump Still Has Value at +175

Why Trump Still Has Value at +175

Though former Vice President and current Democratic candidate for US President Joe Biden is up in all national polls and up or within the margin of error in most swing states, there are signs that the sitting US President, Donald Trump, can still pull off a victory at +175 (for a payout potential of $17.50 on every $10 bet).

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/15/2020

Nick Saban With Coach Virtually Under Covid 19 Quarantine

Nick Saban With Coach Virtually Under Covid 19 Quarantine

Alabama coach Nick Saban and athletic director Greg Byrne have tested positive for COVID-19, three days before the second-ranked Crimson Tide is set to face No. 3 Georgia in a clash of Southeastern Conference and national powers.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/15/2020

NFL Betting – Kansas City Chiefs at Buffalo Bills

NFL Betting – Kansas City Chiefs at Buffalo Bills

Thursday Night Football will be played on ... Monday night. That’s right, COVID played with the NFL schedule forcing a number of games to be moved.

Submitted by Phil Simon on, Oct/15/2020

McGregor-Poirier Fight January 23? Conor Tweets "Yes"

McGregor-Poirier Fight January 23?  Conor Tweets "Yes"

Conor McGregor revealed Wednesday via his Twitter account that he has accepted a Jan. 23 fight against Dustin Poirier.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Oct/14/2020

Gunman's Family Sues Casino Resort

Gunman's Family Sues Casino Resort

The family of an armed man shot and killed by security guards in a suburban Las Vegas casino-resort last year is suing.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/14/2020

NFL Week 6 Betting Action Reports

NFL Week 6 Betting Action Reports

The bets are rolling in on the Week 6 NFL games.  BetOnline reports that the most action - by a mile - was coming in on the Green Bay Packers.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Oct/14/2020

Game 4 Betting Line, Total - Rays vs. Astros

Game 4 Betting Line, Total - Rays vs. Astros

The Game 4 series between the Tampa Bay Rays and Houston Astros featured a line of Tampa -141 and Houston +124.  The total is 8.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Oct/14/2020

Denver Broncos Running Back Melvin Gordon Could Face Suspension Due to DUI

Denver Broncos Running Back Melvin Gordon Could Face Suspension Due to DUI

The Denver Broncos leading rusher could face suspension discipline, including suspension, after being cited for a DUI Tuesday night. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Oct/14/2020

US Books are Severely Limiting....More So Than Any Other Time in History

US Books are Severely Limiting....More So Than Any Other Time in History

David Purdum of ESPN joins Mitch Moss of "Follow The Money" to discuss the issues bettors are having with sportsbooks.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Oct/14/2020

Where Can I Bet College Sports From Massachusetts

Where Can I Bet College Sports From Massachusetts

You can bet college sports from Massachusetts using any number of top websites but it is likely you will not be able to do so with in-state licensed sportsbooks, assuming legislation is passed to allow these companies to be based here.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Oct/14/2020

Odds for Bubble Teams to Make Playoffs, Falcons/Texans Next Head Coach

Odds for Bubble Teams to Make Playoffs, Falcons/Texans Next Head Coach

Below are odds for who will be the Falcons and Texans next full-time head coaches, and there are a lot of interesting names on the lists, including ones from the collegiate ranks.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/14/2020

Warning Issued Over WDS Media And Failed Delivery for iGaming Pros

Warning Issued Over WDS Media And Failed Delivery for iGaming Pros

A warning has been issued through a Facebook iGaming group pertaining to WDS Media.  The account was verified by other members of the group.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/14/2020

What Are Fair Limits in Sports Betting?

What Are Fair Limits in Sports Betting?

Circa Sportsbook in Vegas is known for taking sharp action, according to David Purdum of ESPN.  When asked how that book determines "fair limits", Sportsbook Director Matthew Metcalf tweeted the following....

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/14/2020

What Should the Media Do With Big Money Bets?

What Should the Media Do With Big Money Bets?

The reporting of “big” bets has become a controversial topic lately, writes Vik Chokshi of Barrett Sports Media.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Oct/14/2020

CFB Betting – Georgia Bulldogs at Alabama Crimson Tide

CFB Betting – Georgia Bulldogs at Alabama Crimson Tide

There are always big games in the SEC that affect the national landscape. This week’s encounter between the No. 3 Georgia Bulldogs and the No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide is just another on the long list. One team will suffer its first loss of the season and suffer a blow to any hope of playing for a national championship.

Submitted by Phil Simon on, Oct/14/2020

Top Clubs Threatened Premier League Exit During 'Project Big Picture' Talks - FA Chief

Leading clubs allegedly threatened to quit the Premier League in a bid to push through a transformation of English football being engineered by Liverpool and Manchester United that would hand them more power and wealth.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/13/2020

Game 3 Betting Line, Total - Dodgers vs. Braves

Game 3 Betting Line, Total - Dodgers vs. Braves

The LA Dodgers, favored to win the World Series, find themselves down 0-2 versus the Atlanta Braves.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Oct/13/2020

LSU Tigers vs. Florida Gators Betting Odds, Prop Bets: Covid Concerns

LSU Tigers vs. Florida Gators Betting Odds, Prop Bets: Covid Concerns

The LSU-Gators game featured a line of Florida -12 after opening at -9.5.  This one is in some danger of being postponed however.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Oct/13/2020

Where Can I Bet the Presidential Election Online From Texas?

Where Can I Bet the Presidential Election Online From Texas?

You can bet on the 2020 US Presidential Election from Texas at BetOnline, which is also offering odds on which candidate wins the Lone Star State.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/13/2020

Where Can I Bet the Presidential Election Online From Georgia?

Where Can I Bet the Presidential Election Online From Georgia?

You can bet on the 2020 US Presidential Election from Georgia at BetOnline, which is also offering odds on which candidate wins the Peachtree State.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/13/2020

Books Win Just as Long as the Dodgers Lose

Books Win Just as Long as the Dodgers Lose

Four Major League Baseball teams are vying for a World Series appearance and victory.  For the books, all eyes will be on the LA Dodgers. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Oct/13/2020

Cristiano Ronaldo Tests Positive for Covid-19

Cristiano Ronaldo Tests Positive for Covid-19

Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for COVID-19, Portugal’s Football Federation said in a statement on its website on Tuesday.

Submitted by Reuters on, Oct/13/2020

MLB Betting – Atlanta Braves vs. Los Angeles Dodgers NLCS Game 2

MLB Betting – Atlanta Braves vs. Los Angeles Dodgers NLCS Game 2

The Los Angeles Dodgers may be the best team in Major League Baseball and the favorite to win the World Series, but they’ll have to get past the Atlanta Braves to pay off those futures bets. Behind another solid pitching performance the Bravos struck first in the NLCS with a 5-1 victory on Monday night. The teams had been unbeaten through the first two rounds of the expanded postseason, now it’s only Atlanta with zero to the right of its ledger. If the Dodgers ever needed their ace Clayton Kershaw to come up big in the postseason, Tuesday is the day.

Submitted by Phil Simon on, Oct/13/2020

How Much Do The Braves Pay To Win World Series 2020?

How Much Do The Braves Pay To Win World Series 2020?

World Series odds were updated Tuesday morning following the Atlanta Braves Game 1 win over the LA Dodgers.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Oct/13/2020

Can I Play Roulette in Massachusetts?

While Roulette has always been available to play online from the commonwealth of Massachusetts throughout the pandemic, just this past week two land-based casinos have been cleared by state gambling regulators to start offering roulette games once again.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Oct/13/2020

Buffalo Bills vs. Tennessee Titans Week 5 Betting Odds, Prop Bets

Buffalo Bills vs. Tennessee Titans Week 5 Betting Odds, Prop Bets

The Bills were a -3.5 favorite to win in Tennessee in a rare Tuesday night game that should see plenty of action.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Oct/12/2020

Gamblers Bet the Farm on Joe

Gamblers Bet the Farm on Joe

So many bets are coming in on the former US Vice President Joe Biden becoming the next President.  He's now the biggest favorite yet at -220 to win the Electoral College and -650 to win the popular vote.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/12/2020

PA Sportsbooks 18 and Up

PA Sportsbooks 18 and Up

While in-state licensed Pennsylvania sportsbooks only permit those 21 and up to place real money bets, there are sports betting sites accessible in the state that allow those 18 and up to place bets.  Let's take a look.

Submitted by Tony Caliente on, Oct/12/2020

Square Makes Big Bet on Bitcoin

Square Makes Big Bet on Bitcoin

Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) announced that it has purchased approximately 4,709 bitcoins at an aggregate purchase price of $50 million. Square believes that cryptocurrency is an instrument of economic empowerment and provides a way for the world to participate in a global monetary system, which aligns with the company’s purpose. The investment represents approximately one percent of Square’s total assets as of the end of the second quarter of 2020.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/12/2020

Breaking News

Where Can I Bet the Presidential Election Online From Iowa?

Where Can I Bet the Presidential Election Online From Iowa?

You can bet on the 2020 US Presidential Election from Iowa at BetOnline, which is also offering odds on which candidate wins the Hawkeye State

China Shuts Down Gambling Sites Using Tether

China Shuts Down Gambling Sites Using Tether

China this weekend has cracked down on gambling sites tied to the tether stablecoin.

Day 1A of VenomPKO Was Intense

Day 1A of VenomPKO Was Intense

Day 1A of the highly anticipated VenomPKO is in the books and Americas Cardroom was promising even bigger things for Monday