Oklahoma and Oklahoma State face tough tasks this week before their showdown next week that could have College Football Playoff implications.
Jim Barnes covers sports betting and the World Series of Poker for the Review-Journal. He first joined the Review-Journal as a copy editor in 2012. The Fort Worth, Texas, native previously was the sports editor at the Waco Tribune-Herald and also covered high school sports for the Dallas Morning News. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2000. He is an experienced gambler who has competed in the Westgate SuperContest and the World Series of Poker Main Event.
Caesars Sports vice president of trading Craig Mucklow reported a six-figure sharp bet for Thursday’s game between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons.
Two entries went 6-2 in the last week to split first prize in the William Hill College Pick’em contest. Also, the NFL Last Man Standing is down to two.
Koray Aldemir won the World Series of Poker Main Event on Wednesday night at the Rio, prevailing in the field of 6,650 entries to win $8 million.
Eli Elezra has won four WSOP bracelets and has played in some of the biggest cash games in the world in Bobby’s Room at the Bellagio.
Wisconsin has no shot to reach the College Football Playoff, but the Badgers are fourth in the new Westgate SuperBook college football power ratings.
George Holmes, 49, of Atlanta, has cashed only one other time in a poker tournament. Now he’s guaranteed at least $3 million in the WSOP Main Event at the Rio.
Koray Aldemir has the chip lead with nine players remaining in the World Series of Poker’s $10,000 buy-in No-limit Hold’em World Championship at the Rio.
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Right Angle Sports has earned something rarely seen in the much-derided sports betting pick-selling industry: respect as a long-term winner.
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Joe Marincola, a 36-year-old from Philadelphia, didn’t have the money to buy in to the World Series of Poker Main Event, but he didn’t let that stop him from chasing his dream.
Ten handicappers offer five picks each on college football games throughout the season. Paul Stone leads at 28-22 after 10 weeks.
Amber Hanover, who won Station Casinos’ Last Man Standing contest last season, pushed last week with under 23 in the first half of the Raiders-Giants game.