Actor Vince Vaughn made a grand entrance Wednesday at Bally’s as the official master of ceremonies for the WSOP, giving the ceremonial “shuffle up and deal” announcement.
Todd Dewey covers sports betting for the Review-Journal. Prior to taking over that beat in January 2017, he covered UNLV football, 51s baseball and a wide range of other events that come to Las Vegas. A native of Cambridge, Mass., and a graduate of the University of Central Florida, Dewey joined the Review-Journal in 1999 and was the 2013 Nevada Sportswriter of the Year.
The Phoenix Suns are the +650 second choice at the Westgate SuperBook to win the NBA championship next season behind the Boston Celtics, the 6-1 favorites.
Circa Sports posted win totals on every Power Five conference team June 10, and there have been 11 line moves of a half-win or more based mostly on sharp bets.
The 24 hours leading up to Thursday night’s NBA draft saw some wild swings in the betting odds on which player would be the top overall pick.
Caesars Sportsbook has made 10 regular-season win total head-to-head matchups between NFL and college football teams. Southern California has drawn the most money.
Tiger Woods will return for the British Open in July, and bettors are loading up on him at long odds to win the year’s final major at St. Andrews in Scotland.
Jeff Stoneback retired as MGM Resorts director of trading in Nevada after 36 years with the company at the Circus Circus, Excalibur, Mirage and Mandalay Bay sportsbooks.
Xander Schauffele has played in the past five U.S. Opens and his worst finish is seventh place. He also has placed third, fifth twice and sixth at the major.
Fresh off Rory McIlroy’s victory at the RBC Canadian Open on Sunday, the four-time major winner from Northern Ireland is now the clear favorite to win the U.S. Open.
The Tampa Bay Lightning are trying to become the first team in 40 years to win three straight Stanley Cups. The New York Islanders won four Cups in a row from 1980 to 1983.
Jameis Winston is the largest liability at Caesars Sportsbook on the passing yards prop. Winston opened at 75-1 before a barrage of bets drove his price down to 40-1.