May 25, 2017
Indy 500 Betting Lines Open Up
2017 Indy 500 Takes Place May 28th, 2017

Indianapolis is the place to be this Sunday, May 28, if you are a racing fan. The 101st Indy 500, presented by PennGrade Motor Oil, will start at noon at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indiana. Betting lines are open for the race and Scott Dixon is the most favored driver to take home the victory. Motor car racing is a lot more unpredictable than other sports like football, baseball or basketball from a betting standpoint. When analyzing other sporting events, bettors look at how […]


May 23, 2017
Oddsmakers Favor United To Win 2017 Europa League Final
Manchester United VS Ajax In 2017 Europa League Final

The UEFA Europa League Final is set for this Wednesday, May 24, in Stockholm. The Dutch side Ajax are up against England’s Manchester United and there is more than just the Europa League trophy at stake. Whichever team comes out victorious will be granted a spot in next year’s UEFA Champions League. For Manchester United, a club with a rich history of success, this game could prove to be one of their most important. Manager Jose Mourinho led an underwhelming league campaign in his first […]


May 21, 2017
Nevada Policy Change To Affect Local Sportsbooks
Nevada Changes Policy For Gambling CTR

Regulatory oversight is essential in maintaining an ethical and legal gambling industry. In Nevada, part of this oversight is conducted through current transaction reports, or CTRs, as per the 1970 Bank Secrecy Act. This law calls for reports to be filed to the US Treasury anytime there is a processed gambling transaction of over $10,000. Casinos that pull in more than $1 million annually are required to submit CTRs, leaving casinos that fall below that mark free to process transactions in any amount. The Nevada […]


May 19, 2017
Colorado Underground Horse Racing Exposes Dangers Of Unregulated Gambling Activity
Colorado unsanctioned horse racing

In gambling, there are two different worlds—one where the activity is sanctioned and regulated and another where it is not. The former is where you’ll find licensed brick-and-mortar casinos, online casinos and sportsbooks. You can find the same types of betting options in the latter, but with unsanctioned gambling activity, the stakes are not entirely the same. Licensed gambling avenues are subject to strict regulatory oversight. This regulation ensures fair play with casino games, table games and other forms of randomized gambling. In sports betting, […]


May 12, 2017
New York Making Progress With Online Poker Initiative
New York

The state of New York is gearing up to be the next state to usher in legal online poker. Proposed Senate Bill 3898 passed through the Senate’s Finance Committee on Tuesday, May 9. The bill passed unanimously through the Senate’s Racing, Gaming, and Wagering Committee earlier this year and now moves up to the general Senate for review. Supporters of the legislation are hopeful that this time their efforts to get the state to embrace legal online poker will not be in vain. This progress, […]


May 11, 2017
Real Madrid And Juventus Set For Champions League Final
Real Madrid vs Juventus In Champions League Final

Real Madrid and Juventus have booked their spots in Cardiff for the UEFA Champions League Final on June 3. The two teams have been dominant throughout the tournament and showed they deserve to be in the final during their respective semi-final matchups. Juventus played up-and-coming Monaco and ended up advancing to the final 4-1 on aggregate. Juventus has been one of the toughest teams to score on in the tournament with a stout defensive line and veteran goalkeeper Gigi Buffon. Their offensive prowess has been […]


May 5, 2017
Derby Fans Hopeful Of Cinderella Story
Kentucky Derby 2017

The Kentucky Derby hosts its share of fan favorites. Horse racing enthusiasts follow these horses throughout the year’s campaign in the hopes of supporting them through the Triple Crown Series. Out of the 20 horses slated for this year’s race at Churchill Downs, there is one that has emerged as the underdog everyone loves to root for. Patch is a one-eyed bay colt horse that qualified for the Kentucky Derby after finishing second at the Louisiana Derby. He is somewhat of a novice racer, only […]


May 4, 2017
NFL Needs To Come To Terms With Sports Betting
NFL Draft Rules

When it comes to sports betting in the US, the major professional sports leagues have been the biggest obstacles. Out of the NBA, NHL, MLB and NFL, the latter has stood their ground in opposition of sports betting the longest. Commissioner Roger Goodell has made statements time and time again about how he doesn’t support the legalization of sports betting on the grounds it could harm the integrity of the game. His most recent statements came on ESPN’s Mike & Mike radio show over the […]


May 3, 2017
Kentucky Derby Kicks Off Triple Crown In Louisville
Kentucky Derby 2017

Updated 12:33 PM The first of the Triple Crown races is set for May 6, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky. The Kentucky Derby, or the “Run for the Roses”, has been around since 1875 and covers 1 ¼ miles at Churchill Downs. The Derby draws quite the crowd, with ladies sporting the traditional huge, elaborate hats and patrons enjoying mint julep beverages. There’s a $2 million prize for the winner, which isn’t a bad payday at all. Betting lines for the 143rd Kentucky Derby are open […]


April 29, 2017
SC Justice Gorsuch Could Bring Positive Impact To Sports Betting
Neil Gorsuch

Neil Gorsuch was recently sworn in as the Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States and his appointment is an enticing prospect for pro-sports betting enthusiasts. Gorsuch was President Trump’s nomination and will succeed Justice Antonin Scalia. He assumed his office as of April 10, 2017. Gorsuch is a Republican and more importantly a stout Constitutionalist. At 49 years old, Gorsuch looks poised to be in the position for many years barring any unforeseen circumstances. The newly appointed Justice is known for […]