Sports Betting

Important gambling PSA: Stop betting on the Cleveland Cavaliers!

Despite what's been hailed as a disastrous first half of the NBA calendar for the Cleveland Cavaliers, they still sit third in the Eastern Conference standings with a 26-17 record. Hey, a lot is expected of you when you've made the NBA Finals the past three years.<p>The real disaster has been felt by …

Basketball

Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Houston Rockets Odds, Analysis, NBA Betting Pick

The Houston Rockets (30-12) are expected to have leading scorer James Harden back in the lineup but will be missing some other key players on Thursday when they host the Minnesota Timberwolves (29-17) as home favorites.<p>Harden (hamstring) has missed the past seven games, with the Rockets going 4-3 …

Basketball

76ers vs. Celtics 2018 odds: Betting trends favor Boston on Thursday night

The Boston Celtics hope to enjoy continued success against the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night at home as the betting favorites at the sportsbooks.<p>The Boston Celtics are 14-1 straight up and 10-5 against the spread in their last 15 games against the Philadelphia 76ers. The Celtics look to …

Basketball

Super Bowl 2018 Odds: Who Do The Odds-Makers, Analysts, And The Betting Public Like For Super Bowl LII?

Super Bowl 2018 — or Super Bowl LII (52) if you want to get all official about it — is just around the corner, and with it comes the usual process of …

Super Bowl LII

India can appeal in South Africa-India match fixing case

India has won the right to appeal the decision by a U.K. court to deny the extradition request for Sanjeev Chawla, wanted in relation to the South …

India

Duke Blue Devils vs. Miami Hurricanes: Odds, College Basketball Betting Pick

The seventh-ranked Duke Blue Devils (15-2) will go for their third straight win on Monday when they visit the 18th-ranked Miami Hurricanes (13-3) as small road favorites.<p>The Blue Devils are coming off an 89-71 win over the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Saturday as 17.5-point home chalk despite being …

College Football

College basketball Monday betting primer and odds

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College Basketball

'I was trying to use gambling as an escape from the s**t that was going on in my life...I was genuinely on the brink'

Soon afterwards, McMahon and manager David Murphy signed with London-based Boxing Ireland Promotions.<p>The plan was to fast track the 23-year-old to …

News (Ireland)

How To Play Churchill Downs If The Supreme Court OKs Sports Betting Rights For States

Churchill is a real contender for sports betting licenses but it's very pricey and a tough stock to understand.<p>It's TwinSpires online horse wagering …

Business

4 tips and tactics that will have you betting college basketball conference play odds like a sharp

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College Basketball

Edmonton Oilers vs. Nashville Predators: Odds, Analysis, NHL Betting Pick

The Edmonton Oilers (18-22-3) will try to even their record away from home and move closer to the .500 mark overall when they visit the Nashville Predators (24-11-6) on Tuesday as underdogs.<p>The Oilers have been disappointing so far and will also be looking to pick up their first win of a five-game …

Ice Hockey

Report: 18 States May Introduce Sports Betting Bills in 2018

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A new report predicts 18 states will introduce bills to regulate sports betting this year, with 11 having a good chance of …

Betting

FINRA ruling on broker’s sports betting is ‘moronic’: lawyer

The regulator is an ass.<p>That’s what a securities industry gadfly says of the recent enforcement of a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) …

Business

Chelsea fans disown Jose Mourinho after Manchester United boss’ ‘match-fixing’ jibe at Antonio Conte

Chelsea fans washed their hands of Jose Mourinho last night after the Manchester United boss took his war of words with Antonio Conte ‘too …

English Premier League

Canucks, Oilers open road trips as underdogs on NHL betting lines

The Vancouver Canucks will be looking to end a two-game losing streak as they kick off a seven-game road trip in Toronto on Saturday night as +197 …

Ice Hockey

Jose Mourinho hits back at Antonio Conte and says: 'I will never be banned for match fixing'

Jose Mourinho opened a new front in his extraordinary dispute with Chelsea manager Antonio Conte on Friday night by making a reference to the match-fixing scandal the Italian was involved in during his time in charge of the then Serie B club Siena eight years ago.<p>The Manchester United manager made …

English Premier League

Warriors vs. Rockets odds 2018: Houston betting underdog in matchup with Golden State

The shorthanded Houston Rockets can cut into the Golden State Warriors’ conference lead with an upset win at home in Thursday’s marquee matchup.<p>The Houston Rockets are just 2-5 straight up and 1-6 against the spread over their last seven games. The Rockets will try to build on a two-game winning …

Basketball

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Boston Celtics: Odds, Analysis, NBA Betting Pick

The Cleveland Cavaliers (25-12) will try to stop a three-game winning streak for the Boston Celtics (30-10) on Wednesday when they pay a visit to TD Garden.<p>The Cavaliers will not have former Celtic Isaiah Thomas on the court, though, despite him making his 2017/18 debut on Tuesday and scoring 17 …

College Football

Should Iowa legalize wagers on Hawkeye, Cyclone games? You bet, some say

CLOSE<p>Wes Ehrecke, president of the Iowa Gaming Association, talks about plans to introduce a bill in the Iowa Legislature that would allow Iowans to …

Des Moines

Sports gambling case has Massachusetts casinos at the ready

The odds are fairly good that the Massachusetts gambling market could significantly change even before all of the state’s casinos are open.<p>As resort …

Boston

Houston Rockets vs. Boston Celtics Odds, Analysis, NBA Betting Pick

The Houston Rockets (25-7) will try to end a three-game losing streak Thursday when they visit the Boston Celtics (28-10) as small road underdogs. The Rockets had won 14 in a row prior to their skid, and hope to have guard Chris Paul (leg) back in the lineup after missing the last two games.<p><b>Point</b> …

Basketball

Initial Betting Line Released For Kentucky-Louisville

Here’s the initial betting line for the rivalry game on Friday.<p>We have an early betting line for Friday’s Kentucky-Louisville game.<p>The Wildcats are a …

Sports

With New Jersey sports betting case, Supreme Court could affect wide array of issues

<i>Corrections and clarifications: This story has been updated to correct the spelling of the Zicklin School of Business.</i><p>WASHINGTON — New Jersey is likely to get what it's been seeking for years when the U.S. Supreme court rules in the next few months on the state's fight to allow sports betting at …

Judiciary

Will NCAA pressure block legal betting on college sports in Indiana?

The NCAA might be in a position to influence Indiana's legislature on the issue of legal sports gambling, which is gaining momentum.

Women's Basketball

AKA SIGNS A COLLABORATION DEAL!

MZANSI rapper AKA, real name Kiernan Forbes, has signed a collaboration deal with Betway for his new company, Beam Digital.<p>Betway is a global online …

News (South Africa)

Should Sports Betting Be Legalized?

<i>Below is a selection of letters from readers who responded to our question about legalization.</i><p><b>To the Editor:</b><p>In Congress, I represent the heart of Las Vegas, home of renowned gaming experts, regulators, casinos and sportsbooks. Accordingly, over the years Nevada has set the gold standard when it …

Opinion

Canucks, Jets betting underdogs on Hockey Night in Canada

The Vancouver Canucks will be looking to end a three-game slide when they host the St. Louis Blues on Saturday as +130 underdogs on the NHL odds at …

Toronto Maple Leafs

San Antonio Spurs vs. Utah Jazz Odds, Analysis, NBA Betting Pick

The Utah Jazz (14-18) will try to rebound from a blowout loss on Wednesday and snap a three-game skid when they host the San Antonio Spurs (22-10) on Thursday as small home underdogs at the sportsbooks. The Jazz return home from a six-game road trip in which they went 1-5 straight up and 2-4 …

College Football

Belgium Government Warns of Harsher Digital Advertising Code - PACEDm.com - Performance Marketing Insider

The Belgian Chamber of Representatives has approved a new mandate that is targeting digital marketers in general, and those who promote gambling …

Advertising

FBI corruption probe could alter Supreme Court's view of sports betting

CLOSE<p>NJ Gov. Chris Christie says that if the Supreme Court rules in his state's favor in a major sports betting case, then sports betting would …

Chris Christie