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No Canada: Blue Jays Not Allowed to Play Games in Toronto

The Blue Jays won't play their home games in Toronto this year because Canada's government doesn't think it's safe for players to travel back and forth from the United States, one of the countries hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jul/18/2020

Westgate Will No Longer List Pitchers for Betting, Schlichter to Stay Behind Bars?

If you want to place a bet on Major League Baseball at the Westgate Casino in Las Vegas, the starting pitcher will no longer matter.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jul/16/2020

Giants' Buster Posey Opts Out of 2020 MLB Season, Citing Newborn's Health

Giants' Buster Posey Opts Out of 2020 MLB Season, Citing Newborn's Health

Giants star catcher Buster Posey decided to opt out of the 2020 season Friday out of health concerns for his newly adopted twin baby girls during the coronavirus pandemic.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jul/10/2020

Sunday Night Baseball Betting Odds 2020

Sunday Night Baseball Betting Odds 2020

Major League Baseball has released its abbreviated 2020 schedule including its Sunday night ESPN nationally televised games that should get plenty of betting action.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jul/06/2020

Odds on the Next Team Name for the Cleveland Indians

Odds on the Next Team Name for the Cleveland Indians

SportsBetting.ag has set odds on the next team name for the Cleveland Indians. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/06/2020

Bellagio Sports Betting Error Was Biggest Ever in Vegas

Longtime Las Vegas bookmakers say they can't remember a bigger blunder in that city's history of taking sports bets.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/06/2020

Chicago White Sox, Washington Nationals, Pittsburgh Pirates Announce Positive Covid-19 Tests

Chicago White Sox, Washington Nationals, Pittsburgh Pirates Announce Positive Covid-19 Tests

The Pittsburgh Pirates, Washington Nationals and Chicago White Sox organizations have each confirmed Covid-19 positive tests within their organizations.   Each had a total of two players test positive.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jul/05/2020

Bet the Yankees-Nationals Series - July 2020

Bet the Yankees-Nationals Series - July 2020

While Major League Baseball had yet to officially release its abbreviated 2020 season schedule as of July 5, bookmakers believe that the Yankees-Nationals will kick off things Thursday June 23. 

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/05/2020

No Price Change With David Price Opt-Out: Dodgers Still Favored to Win World Series

Following the news of David Price's opting out this season due to health concerns amidst the coronavirus pandemic, Caesars Sportsbook said it is not making any adjustments to the Dodgers' odds or season-win total.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jul/04/2020

Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Hit in Head by Line Drive, More Positives ID'd

Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Hit in Head by Line Drive, More Positives ID'd

This can't be a sign of good things to come.  Minutes after spring training had begun for the New York Yankees, Masahiro Tanaka was hit in the head with a line drive from Giancarlo Stanton.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jul/04/2020

Four Braves Test Positive for Covid 19: All Star Battling Fever

Four Braves Test Positive for Covid 19: All Star Battling Fever

Atlanta Braves players Freddie Freeman, Will Smith, Touki Toussaint and Pete Kozma have each tested positive for Covid-19.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/04/2020

Only 31 MLB Players Test Positive - Some Anticipated Over 100

Only 31 MLB Players Test Positive - Some Anticipated Over 100

31 players tested positive for Covid-19, Major League Baseball revealed on Friday.  Some anticipated that number would be in the triple digits.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jul/03/2020

MLB All Star Game Cancelled, Players Were Playing During Pandemic

MLB All Star Game Cancelled, Players Were Playing During Pandemic

Major League Baseball officially canceled the 2020 All-Star Game on Friday and announced that the 2022 game would be played at Dodger Stadium.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/03/2020

Tigers Become First MLB Team to Partner With Sportsbook

The Detroit Tigers on Thursday announced a multiyear deal with sportsbook PointsBet, the first such partnership between a Major League Baseball franchise and a bookmaker.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro 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

Arizona Diamondbacks Season Win Total Odds - 2020 60 Games

Arizona Diamondbacks Season Win Total Odds - 2020 60 Games

According to our friends at BetOnline, the Arizona Diamondbacks are expected to win 30.5 with both the OVER and UNDER priced at -115.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jun/29/2020

Atlanta Braves Season Win Total Odds - 2020 60 Games

Atlanta Braves Season Win Total Odds - 2020 60 Games

According to our friends at BetOnline, the Atlanta Braves are expected to win 33.5 with the UNDER is priced at -130, the OVER EVEN odds.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/27/2020

Los Angeles Angels Season Win Total Odds - 2020 60 Games

Los Angeles Angels Season Win Total Odds - 2020 60 Games

According to our friends at BetOnline, the LA Dodgers are expected to win 31.5 with both priced at -115.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/27/2020

Los Angeles Dodgers Season Win Total Odds - 2020 60 Games

Los Angeles Dodgers Season Win Total Odds - 2020 60 Games

According to our friends at BetOnline, the LA Dodgers are expected to win 37.5 with the UNDER is priced at -130, the OVER EVEN odds.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jun/26/2020

Where Can I Find a Good Pay Per Head Sportsbook Solution for Anaheim (2020)

Where Can I Find a Good Pay Per Head Sportsbook Solution for Anaheim (2020)

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

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/26/2020

Tampa Bay Rays Season Win Total Odds - 2020 60 Games

Tampa Bay Rays Season Win Total Odds - 2020 60 Games

According to our friends at BetOnline, the Tampa Bay Rays are expected to win 33.5 with the OVER and UNDER each priced at -115.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/26/2020

Could We Still See an Expanded Playoffs in MLB? One Analyst Says "Yes"

Could We Still See an Expanded Playoffs in MLB?  One Analyst Says "Yes"

Marly Rivera of ESPN joined Bull & Fox to talk about MLB's plan for the 60-game season, the chance that players could sit out the season, the possibility for playoff expansion still this season, whether the universal DH will continue into the future, how soon the schedule will be released and more. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/25/2020

Highest Bet Count to Win 2020 World Series

Highest Bet Count to Win 2020 World Series

Dave Mason of BetOnline has released the five highest bet counts and the least bet on future to win the 2020 World Series.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/25/2020

Johnny Damon: Get Used to Covid Positives in MLB, Mascots Reprieve

Johnny Damon Excited About MLB 60-Game Season, Mascots Reprieve

Two-time World Series champion Johnny Damon joined the "Fox News Rundown" podcast Thursday to discuss Major League Baseball's plans to play a 60-game regular season due to the coronavirus pandemic and what that could mean for the players.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jun/25/2020

Exact World Series Odds 2020

Exact World Series Odds 2020

Exact World Series odds have been released now that we have a Major League Baseball season for 2020.

Submitted by Tyrone Black 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

MLB Win Totals Odds - Regular Season 60 Games 2020 Released

MLB Win Totals Odds - Regular Season 60 Games 2020 Released

Now that we have an MLB season determined with 60 games to be played, our friends at BetOnline have released regular season win totals odds for each team. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jun/24/2020

MLB Players Agree to 60 Days, Opening Day July 24

MLB Players Agree to 60 Days, Opening Day July 24

Though a health protocol for Covid-19 is still to be determined, Major League Baseball players have agreed to play 60 games for the 2020 season.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Jun/23/2020

When Will Baseball Start Now That Negotiations Are Over?

When Will Baseball Start Now That Negotiations Are Over?

The Major League Baseball Players Association rejected the league's 60-game proposal in a vote Monday, opting to instead continue operating under the March agreement.  So when will the season begin and how many games?

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jun/22/2020

Players Board Rejects Major League Baseball's Proposal for 60-Game Regular Season

Players Board Rejects Major League Baseball's Proposal for 60-Game Regular Season

The executive board of the Major League Baseball Players Association rejected a proposed 60-game schedule by a 33-5 vote, daring Commissioner Rob Manfred to give a unilateral order for the regular season’s start and provoke what figures to be lengthy and costly litigation over the impact of the coronavirus on the sport.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/22/2020

Breaking News

Sports Betting Has Been Big Business for States

Sports Betting Has Been Big Business for States

The numbers don't lie.  Since a handful of states legalized sports betting over the past two years, the take has been staggering.

Bitcoin Price Climbs Over $19K, Approaches All Time High

Bitcoin Price Climbs Over $19K, Approaches All Time High

The Bitcoin surge continues as the cryptocurrency surpassed the $19,000 mark Tuesday morning.

"Tony Meatballs" and Others Indicted for Sports Betting, Heroin Distribution, More

"Tony Meatballs" and Others Indicted for Sports Betting, Heroin Distribution, More

More than a dozen alleged mobsters have been charged as part of a sweeping federal indictment unsealed on Monday including one 72-year-old named Anthony “Tony Meatballs’’ Gifoli.