We saw just how the coronavirus has rocked the sports world as the NBA season was put on suspension on Wednesday night - followed by a 2-week delay to the start of the MLB season. The poker world is also starting to feel the symptoms and that’s where we’ll start our first look at the news of the week:
March 13, 2020
March 11, 2020
This week’s casino news brings a mix of good and bad headlines. Over in China, the Macau casino revenues continue to get thrashed because of the coronavirus. However, on this side of the pond, it’s mostly good news as two new states have now legalized sports betting.
March 10, 2020
It’s been a good week for the Los Angeles Lakers. Not only have they now won 11 of their last 12 games, their last two wins have come against the two teams that are viewed as their top competition for the NBA Championship. The Lakers topped the Milwaukee Bucks 113-103 on Friday and then edged the Los Angeles Clippers 112-103 on Sunday.
Now they’ve moved ahead of the Clippers and have tied the Bucks as the favorite to win the championship. Let’s take a look at the updated odds.
March 06, 2020
The coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on gaming venues are the world and might only get worse before it gets better. That’s where we’ll start our weekly tour of the major casino headlines:
March 04, 2020
The coronavirus is just making its way to the United States and North America. Just how much will it spread and how big of an impact will it have? It already has some people wondering if the World Series of Poker will go on as planned and it’s still a few months away.
March 03, 2020
One of the most exciting fighters in mixed martial arts will get back in the Octagon on Saturday when Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya takes on Yoel Romero at T-Mobile Arena. Romero is one of the most respected fighters in the sport to never win a championship belt and it’s that reputation that’s earned him this fight – even though he enters in the midst of a slump.
February 27, 2020
This week’s casino news is all about wins and losses. We’ll start off with the downside, which appears to be quite huge as the casinos in Macau are losing a lot of money due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak.
February 26, 2020
This week’s poker news starts off with the World Poker Tour’s visit to Canada this past week. To no one’s surprise, a Canadian player ended up winning the Fallsview Poker Classic. Here are the details ofr the big win:
February 25, 2020
Spring Training is just getting underway as we’re getting our very first look at the 2020 versions of the teams. The betting lines are now up for who’ll win each of the divisions, so let’s take an early look at the landscape and see who is favored to win each grouping.
American League East
Favorite: New York Yankees -500
February 20, 2020
Phil Ivey’s baccarat story is coming to the silver screen. We’ve long heard about his battles with the Borgata in the news and now we’ll have more details as the story will play out in a Hollywood movie. We’ll start with the details of that as we whip around the major casino headlines of the week: