Baylor, a 5½-point home underdog against the undefeated Sooners, is among five best bets for Saturday’s Week 11 college football slate.
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.
The Circa Sports Million paid out its second-quarter winners, and the Westgate SuperContest completed the in-season contest for weeks 7 through 9.
Ryan Cristopherson, of Spokane, Washington, won a last-minute one-hand satellite to earn the final seat in the WSOP Main Event, the $10,000 No-limit Hold’em World Championship.
Georgia tightened its grip on the top spot in the Westgate SuperBook’s power ratings after the Crimson Tide struggled in a 20-14 victory over LSU.
Poker legend Doyle Brunson played most of the day next to a player dressed as a pirate, while Phil Hellmuth entered the WSOP Main Event dressed as Gandalf the White.
Gonzaga, which fell one game short of perfection last season, is the 6-1 favorite at the Westgate SuperBook for this season, which starts Tuesday.
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Dan “Jungleman” Cates won the $50,000 buy-in Poker Players Championship, prevailing at a marathon final table that didn’t finish till after 3 a.m.
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Ten handicappers offer five picks each on college football games throughout the season. Paul Stone leads at 25-20 after nine weeks.
Doyle Brunson, the 10-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner and two-time Main Event champion, entered Day 1A of the Main Event on Thursday.
The Rebels have a great shot at New Mexico to earn their first win under coach Marcus Arroyo. Plus, four other college football plays for Saturday.
The New York Jets knocked out more than 40 percent of the remaining field in the $6 million contest by upsetting the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.