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  • April 19, 2016

    Jon Jones is back. He's headlining this weekend's UFC 197 where he's heavily favored (-550) against Ovince Saint Preux (+375). The question is whether or not he's back to being the 'Bones' Jones we once knew or whether a 15-month layoff has changed him.

  • April 13, 2016

    Cheating is mostly a black and white concept, unless you start diving into the realm of sports and gaming. While there's usually a clear line that is crossed when it comes to breaking the rules, we've come to find out that sometimes those lines can be grayed - especially with incidents like the National Football League and Tom Brady's footballs. The same is true in gaming, and professional poker player Phil Ivey is hoping to help define some of those lines.

  • April 13, 2016

    While people in the city of Toronto have tried and failed to get a casino, on Tuesday it was announced that another one of Ontario's cities will be opening one up. It's official: A casino will be built in the city of Peterborough.

  • 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.