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  • May 03, 2017

    The first Saturday in May is this weekend, which means the 143rd edition of the Kentucky Derby is upon us. A field of 20 horses is ready to go at Churchill Downs. The post positions have been announced, so now we know where they'll be lining up. With everything set, let's take a look at the betting odds for the Run for the Roses.

    There are four horses that are setting themselves apart from the field as Classic Empire (+400), Always Dreaming (+450), McCraken (+600) and Irish War Cry (+600) lead the way.

  • May 02, 2017

    Pennsylvania was one of the key battleground states in the 2016 United States Presidential Election and it continues to be one in terms of legalizing online gaming. Once again, it's back in the news as they've made a little bit of progress towards making online gaming legal. That's where we'll start our news of the week.

    Pennsylvania to Legalize Online Tablet Gaming in Airports?

  • May 02, 2017

    While the California population grew to 39.5 million in 2016, the state still won't allow any of its residents to play online poker. While it had appeared that they were on track to legalize it, there has been a recent reversal in course. That's where we'll start our recap of the poker news of the week.

    California Poker Progress Halted

  • April 27, 2017

    Sweden has made news on this side of the ocean a few times this year - even earning a mention in Donald Trump's tweets. We'll start off our look at this week's casino news with the Nordic country as their online gaming numbers appear to be on the rise.

    Online Gaming On The Rise In Sweden

  • April 26, 2017

    While the European Union might be falling apart with Brexit and the turbulence of the French election, the countries are still working together on another front: Poker. That's where we'll start our look at the poker headlines of the week.

    Shared Online Poker Liquidity Deal Coming Up?

  • April 25, 2017

    We're almost through one full month of baseball and already we've seen a lot of movement on the World Series futures. Teams like the Toronto Blue Jays and Kansas City Royals have taken a dive down the odds while teams like the Houston Astros and Colorado Rockies have bubbled up. Let's take a closer look at the current World Series futures.

  • April 20, 2017

    It was a busy week for stars of the game of poker as one well-known player chalked up a record win while another took a loss (on a business venture). Let's take a closer look at the poker news of the week:

    Hawkins Claims Record Win at WSOP Circuit Horseshoe

  • April 19, 2017

    From Canada to the United States, there was plenty of news in the world of casinos in the past week. Let's take a closer look at three of the major gaming stories we've been following.

    B.C. Government Partners With Evolution Gaming

    The British Columbia government has signed a contract with Evolution Gaming, a company from Sweden that offers a live casino service. The contract is for five years and it will offer video of tables featuring blackjack, baccarat and roulette via their PlayNow website. There will be a live dealer feature as well.

  • April 18, 2017

    The next event on the mixed martial arts scene is UFC Fight Night 108, which will be held at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Saturday and will be televised on Fox Sports 1. There are a couple of co-main events, including Cub Swanson versus Artem Lobov and Al Iaquinta versus Diego Sanchez. No belts are on the line but it should be an entertaining card with lots of competitive matchups.

  • April 11, 2017

    The original fear was that online casinos would kill the land-based versions. As it turns out - at least in Atlantic City - the online casinos are one of the only reasons why the land-based ones are still alive.

    Atlantic City was known as one of the pillars of the gambling industry, but ever since Hurricane Sandy hit the boardwalk has never quite recovered. However, last year was the first year in a decade that Atlantic City saw growth and it was only because of the online action.