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  • April 12, 2016

    The Golden State Warriors have long been the favorite to win the NBA championship this season, and as they try for a record 73rd regular season win on Wednesday nothing has really changed. If anything, the Warriors (-140) have become an even bigger favorite at the sportsbooks.

  • April 06, 2016

    YouStake, one of the hottest tech companies in the poker realm, has anted up. This week, they moved some of their chips by acquiring TastyStakes.com, which is a poker staking platform. TastyStakes.com describes themselves as a "LinkedIn for tournament poker players", which essentially allows premier players to keep track of all of their poker accounting and most importantly, the staking.

  • April 06, 2016

    There is no replacing the excitement of Las Vegas, but a lot of locals in Maryland are finding that they can get their fill of gaming right at home. That's part of what's led to some impressive revenue returns for the five casinos in the state of Maryland.

  • April 04, 2016

    Tiger Woods won't be at Augusta for the 2016 Masters Tournament, but there will still be plenty of big names competing for the green jacket. Jason Day (+650), Jordan Spieth (+800) and Rory McIlroy (+800) are the main favorites for the event and are the only players inside of 10/1.

  • March 31, 2016

    Many people have the perception that gambling revenues in Nevada focus around casino games first, then sports, and then poker, but the latter is coming off an impressive month. On Wednesday, it was announced that Nevada poker rooms delivered a total of just under $9 million in the month of February alone. If that number holds up for every month of the year, poker would deliver more than $100 million in winnings this season.

  • March 29, 2016

    Although construction for MGM's $800 million property in Springfield first got underway in March 2015, it has been stalled due to a number of reasons. The good news is that the project is back on track and has been cleared to proceed, but as a result of the delays the launch is now slated for the fall of 2018.

  • March 28, 2016

    Remember the pundits that were saying that the Selection Committee made a mistake about the Syracuse Orange, and that they didn't belong in the March Madness field? Well, they've proven a lot of people wrong by crashing the Final Four party and becoming the first No. 10 seed to make it this far.

    The Orange (+800 to win the NCAA Tournament at the sportsbooks) have won the Midwest Region and will take on the East Region winners, North Carolina (EVEN), in an all-ACC showdown this weekend.

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    March 24, 2016

    There are a number of casino battlegrounds across the United States as both those for and against gambling clash. The latest hotspot happens to be in southern Maine where lawmakers are debating Cumberland County and York County, near where two other casinos currently operate. On Wednesday, the House voted to defeat the bill that would establish a third casino in the region.

  • March 23, 2016

    The NCAA Tournament field of 68 has been narrowed to 16 teams and now we have a much clearer picture of who's going to win it all. There have been a lot of upsets - as per usual - but there are a lot of strong teams left in the mix, including all four No. 1 seeds.

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    March 21, 2016

    It's been a wild ride to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament but there is plenty of quality left. All four No. 1 seeds have survived to this point, along with two No. 2's, two No. 3's, two No. 4's, and two No. 5's.

    The lowest seed still in the mix is No. 11 Gonzaga (-4.5 favorites for their Sweet Sixteen matchup), who will be taking on the second lowest seed, No. 10 Syracuse. Remember how people said Syracuse didn't belong? Well, they're in the Sweet Sixteen and could go further. Their signature 2-3 zone has held their first two opponents to just 50.5 points per game.