The first few weeks of the 2019 MLB season are in the books. While it’s still early, it’s safe to say that there have been more than a few early surprises that have caught our attention. Seeing the World Series champion Boston Red Sox labour through April with a record of 9-13 was unexpected. They have just one more win than the Baltimore Orioles, who only won 47 games last season. In the National League, it’s quite surprising that the Washington Nationals and Chicago Cubs are not above .500 while the San Diego Padres are.
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April 18, 2019
This week’s casino starts off in the state of New Jersey where the state is coming off an excellent month. Let’s take a closer look at their online gambling revenues and see how the casinos did:
New Jersey Sets Online Gambling Record In March
Online gambling is alive and well in the state of New Jersey. The state Jersey enjoyed a hugely profitable month of March, relative to its regulated online gambling network.
April 17, 2019
This week’s poker news tracks a trio of winners across the country. Let’s take a look at our three champs and the poker tournaments they conquered:
Ahmadi Defeats 2,598 Entries To Win Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown Kickoff Event
There was a record crowd participating in the 2019 Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown, which led to a significantly higher prize pool than the $1 million that was guaranteed. As a result, player got to take home much higher payouts than were expected.
April 16, 2019
It has been an odd start to the baseball season. The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox – two of the top World Series favourites – have combined for just 12 wins and neither are above .500. Meanwhile, the Houston Astros, Cleveland Indians and Los Angeles Dodgers – all teams among the preseason favourites – aren’t even leading their division. It’s still very early but the World Series odds have shifted around as a result. Let’s take a closer look at the World Series futures as of this moment:
April 11, 2019
This week’s casino news starts of with a rekindling of a flame – or maybe more aptly, a raging fire – that continues to burn. The Wynn Resorts continue to butt heads with the state of Massachusetts prior to their opening of Encore Boston Harbor. Meanwhile, there’s a new player in the game that’s making things more complicated.
Boston Globe Pushing For Wynn Resorts To Fire CEO
April 10, 2019
This week’s poker news highlights a couple of big wins on the tables both in North America (California) and in Europe (Czechia). Along with that, we finally have the release of the full schedule from a popular poker event in Jacksonville. We’ll start our tour of the headlines with the big wins.
Kabrhel Wins Rozvadov No-Limit Hold’Em Main Event
April 09, 2019
The anticipation is building towards UFC 236 this week with one of the most promising cards in front of us. The festivities will take place on Saturday in Atlanta, Georgia and they’ll be headlined by the undisputed UFC Featherweight champion Max Holloway, who will make the move to the lightweight division to try to become a two-division champion. Let’s take a closer look at his bout and betting odds, as well as the other important fights on the card.
Max Holloway vs. Dustin Poirer
Odds: Holloway -225
April 04, 2019
The world of poker delivers some interesting headlines this week. We’ll start in the United States where another state has welcomed online poker as the state of West Virginia is finally onboard.
West Virginia Legalises Online Poker
Another week, another state that’s getting involved into online game. The latest is West Virginia, who has announced that they’ll legalise online poker. West Virginia has now joined New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Nevada, as this movement slowly spread the accessibility of this particular facet of online gaming.
April 03, 2019
This week’s casino news focuses in on casino revenues in both Nevada and Macau. Let’s start off on this side of the world as Nevada’s casinos have announced their revenues from February.
Nevada Casino Revenue Flat In February; Sportsbooks Get Record Handle
The numbers are in on Nevada’s February revenues and the state will consider it a good month. While most of the gaming returns were flat month-over-month, the state took in over one billion dollars in gaming revenue. This information came from the state’s Gaming Control Board, who summarized the numbers.
April 02, 2019
The first couple of rounds of the NCAA Tournament were a bit tame for March Madness standards. However, the drama really ramped up in the second week of action. Only one No. 1 seed has survived and it’s not Duke, who was the Tournament favourite. We’re down to Virginia, Michigan State, Texas Tech and Auburn, who are each now only two wins away from becoming national champions.
Let’s take a closer look at the four squads and the odds up on the board for each team.