Super Bowl 2015: Patriots vs. Seahawks Favorite and Betting Odds from Las Vegas

Tom Pennington/Getty Images One week from now, crowds of people will be huddled around TVs all across America to watch one game. Of course, there’s a lot more in that goes in to the Super Bowl than just the game itself, yet that’s the reason for all of this madness. The NFL’s biggest event each one year just so happens to be one of the most massive in the whole … Read the rest

Battle is on for legal slice of sports-gaming industry

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Events such as the upcoming Super Bowl highlight just how popularized sports gambling has become. Watch how the media here breathlessly recite Seahawks-Patriots game odds. Or, updates injury reports sanctioned by a league in that pioneered divulging such things – keeping bettors and bookmakers informed on potential game influencers. Not to allude the oft-reported “proposition” bets on everything from what color “hoodie” Patriots coach Bill Belichick will … Read the rest

Betting firms roll the dice on self-policing problem gambling

<!– (S) –>Companies bet creation of own watchdog will appease GovernmentThe country’s biggest gambling companies will this week bet heavily on self-regulation, highlighting the steps they have taken to protect customers in danger of developing gambling problems in addition to a mandatory time limit on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs). The betting companies, hit by a raft of tax increases and growing political scrutiny over the past two years, have moreover … Read the rest

Farrah Abraham Steps Out With New Boyfriend Simon Saran in Las Vegas After Botched Lip Injections: Pictures!

Farrah Abraham is starting off the New Year with new lips and a new man! The former Teen Mom star-turned-porn princess, 23, hit up Las Vegas on Saturday, Jan. 24, 1st posing with her new boyfriend Simon Saran at the Ghostbar Dayclub toga party she hosted.  PHOTOS: Farrah’s bikini body Abraham wore a racy mini-dress with cutouts made to look like the mask in the Scream horror films. She paired … Read the rest

Northern Idaho Indian Tribe pushes back against video horse betting terminals

Betting machines found in Les Bois park and two other horse racing tracks in Idaho in that foster gambling with simulated horse races, could be going away if a Coeur d’ Alene Indian Tribe has their way in 2015. The tribes argue in that the machines do not use the type of wagering allowed under current Idaho law and operate too closely to a slot machine. The tribe’s lawyer brought … Read the rest

Poker: Final countdown at Auckland Main Event

Some of New Zealand’s top poker players will reconvene at Sky City casino in Auckland today. Photo / Thinkstock. Some of New Zealand’s top poker players will reconvene at Sky City casino in Auckland today, aiming to be crowned Auckland Anniversary Deep Stack champion and take home a slice of the $129,000 prize pool generated from the Main Event. After two days of play just 49 players remain from a … Read the rest

Md. Casinos Want To Swap Slots For Table Games

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The state’s two biggest casinos say they have a plan to make more money: switch out some slots for table games—but the move could reduce some of the state’s cut in the profits. Gigi Barnett explains. Fewer slots and more table games. Two of the state’s biggest casinos—Maryland Live and Horseshoe Casino Baltimore—say it is a plan in that will flush more cash in to their coffers. … Read the rest

A boxing novelty in Las Vegas

MY CONTACT at the Los Angeles Times, sports columnist Bill Dwyre, wrote about a boxing novelty in Las Vegas recently. No, it was not about a contract signing, finally, between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao. Not by a long shot, 'cause Dwyre has told me he will stick to his guns and not touch Mayweather vs  Pacquiao until both had signed on the dotted line for the most awaited … Read the rest

Super Bowl 2015: Las Vegas Prop Bets, MVP Betting Odds for Patriots vs. Seahawks

Charles Krupa/Associated Press There are multiple ways to get involved in some extracurricular action in the Super Bowl, which is part of what makes it an unofficial American holiday. From the commercials to the halftime show, prop bets to MVP watch and, of course, the titanic game action itself, there is something for everybody on Super Bowl Sunday. You can bet on having a acceptable time—well, unless your team loses. … Read the rest

Indiana lawmakers facing renewed debate over casinos

(AP Photo/Mike Groll) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A new Statehouse push to allow Indiana’s riverboat casinos to move to on-land sites and let the state’s horse track casinos have live dealers run table games comes as supporters are more optimistic of success after several years of time of failure. The proposal aims to assist boost Indiana’s casinos after they’ve seen more huge declines in revenue in the face of growing competition … Read the rest