<!– google_ad_section_start –> While Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has ruled out the historic prospect at such an early stage of the season, there is growing belief his squad is strong enough to complete the season unbeaten, thus emulating Arsenal’s unbeaten season of 2003/2004.If they ignore defeat tomorrow, they will be a quarter of the way to achieving the feat, with British bookmakers rating it still as a 10-1 shot.The return … Read the rest

Ford Unleashes Three New EcoBoost Expeditions at SEMA

Vaccar Expedition New 2015 Ford Expedition reaches the next level of comfort and capability with three customized versions set to be on display at the annual yearly SEMA show in Las Vegas From a 405-horsepower beast to a sophisticated ride with custom amenities and a winter warrior, the industry’s hottest builders took their inspiration from a assortment of subjects to transform Ford Expedition in to a standout at SEMA EcoBoost®-powered … Read the rest

Law enforcement agencies have targeted a suspected crime syndicate deeply involved in Victorian horse racing and with ties to the AFL. The syndicate has wagered millions-of-dollars over the past decade on thoroughbred racing, harness racing and AFL games, frequently using leaked information from sport insiders. The group’s network includes thoroughbred and harness racing trainers, jockeys and drivers, bookmakers and AFL identities, in addition to authorities who have worked at three … Read the rest

LONDON (Reuters) – Premier League leaders Chelsea are increasingly looking the part as the new ‘Invincibles’ as they look to their returning goalscoring predator Diego Costa to maintain their serene progress against Queens Park Rangers on Saturday. While Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has ruled out the historic prospect at such an early stage of the season, there is growing belief his squad is strong enough to complete the season unbeaten, … Read the rest

<!– google_ad_section_start –> MGM Resorts International (MGM) posted a loss in the third quarter of 2014 owing to a weak Macau market. Revenues, however, beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a delicate margin. Share price of the company rose slightly in the after-market trading hours, possibly due to the fact in that revenues beat expectations by a delicate margin. After posting profits consistently since the beginning of 2013, MGM Resorts … Read the rest

Rep. Steven Horsford, once a sure bet, fights for his political life

Sun Staff Republican congressional nominee Cresent Hardy, left, is running against Democratic Rep. Steven Horsford in the November general election. By Amber Phillips (contact) Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 | 2 a.m. Washington —  As recently as two weeks ago, Democratic Rep. Steven Horsford appeared on his way to an effortless success in his 1st re-election bid to represent North Las Vegas and central Nevada in Congress. Now he’s in the … Read the rest

CBC – <!– google_ad_section_start –>NHL star Thomas Vanek’s name has surfaced again in connection with a case involving an alleged illegal sports gambling ring and cash laundering in Western New York. The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reported today in that a bookmaker pleaded guilty Thursday to laundering a $230,000 US gambling debt, which was paid off with a New York Islanders salary cheque, reportedly the man’s attorney. The payment was … Read the rest

Breeders Cup is the richest horse betting weekend of the year and there are plenty of solid long shots to bet on. Mike Dempsey helps the informal fan pick them. Special to OddsShark.com courtesy of Michael Dempsey With over $160 million being pushed through the betting windows for the Breeders’ Cup coming up on Friday and Saturday, it is the holy grail of wagering for horseplayers looking to make a … Read the rest

Betting On Casinos

October 31, 2014

Friday, October 31, 2014, 12:05pm Editorial Editor’s Note: Originally written for the Nov. 3, 2014, issue of Banker & Tradesman, this editorial was supplanted by the death of former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino. As is so frequently the case in politics, it’s taken the commonwealth a long time to get here – yet tomorrow, the citizens will go to the ballot boxes for the mid-term elections. Three years of time … Read the rest

Thoroughbred racing’s biggest weekend continues on Saturday from Santa Anita Park in California, kicking off at 3:05 ET with the $2 million Juvenile Fillies. NBC Sports Network’s analysis begins at 3:30 and continues until at 8 pm, when NBC takes over for a one-hour broadcast of the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic.  The Breeders’ Cup is a recent freelance client of mine; you can check out the Classic entrants and … Read the rest

Veterans Day is Tuesday, Nov. 11. It’s an official United States holiday in that honors people who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. The following is a list of cheap deals and specials for veterans around Las Vegas: American Heroes ConcertThe University of Nevada, Las Vegas Wind Orchestra will celebrate three French Legion of Honor award winners in an historic night of music November 20, 2014, at 7:30 PM … Read the rest