New Jersey Sports Betting Case

Author: Federal statute prohibiting sports betting may have granted an illegal monopoly

The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA) has been examined over and over, but it's not yet been challenged as a potential violation of the Patent Clause.  More

Las Vegas casinos

Legendary Las Vegas slot machine, the Lion’s Share, pays out $2.4 million jackpot

A story that began with a wife telling a husband what to do ended with a $2.4 jackpot on a legendary Las Vegas slot machine.  More

Sports betting news

Alleged owner of online sports book has 56 felony charges dismissed in plea deal

Lawyers say charges were trumped up and didn't hold up in legal proceedings, leading authorities to accept a plea deal due to "weak evidence."  More

U.S. Sports Betting

Atlantic City almost replaced Las Vegas as the hub of sports betting in the United States

In 1992, New Jersey had an opportunity at an East Coast monopoly on sports betting. But pressure from the leagues and stalled politics prevented Atlantic City from taking advantage.  More

msize44 Q&A

Pro DFS player, to sports bettors: ‘If you’re considered sharp, you should be playing DFS’

In our second DFS Q&A, former sports bettor msize44 shares about his background, his strategy, his process, and where he thinks the DFS industry is heading.  More

Online sports betting

Future of online sports betting in the U.S. may rely heavily on Bitcoin

Popular offshore sportsbook is the first U.S.-facing mainstream site to begin accepting the virtual currency that is attractive to gamblers.  More

College football

College football point spreads for all Week 1 games are up in Las Vegas

Florida State is growing favorite over Oklahoma State in one of the marquee games of college football's opening weekend. Lines are up in Vegas .  More


Q&A with Scott Redick, DraftDay manager, designer and avid daily fantasy NBA player

Scott Redick, DraftDay's customer success manager and well-known daily fantasy NBA player, sat down to talk about the daily fantasy sports industry, where it's headed and what needs to improve.  More

Betting Tools

What is the percentage chance a team wins the game based on the closing point spread?

Using SBR Forum's handy spread-to-moneyline converter, we came up with tables for favorite and underdog win percentages based on the point spread in the NFL, among other sports.  More

Lionel Messi's last-minute goal lifted Argentina to a 1-0 win over Iran and helped a Las Vegas bettor survive an epic sweat
World Cup

Lionel Messi’s last-minute goal helps Las Vegas sports bettor avoid $350,000 loss

Argentina needed a last-minute goal from star Lionel Messi to knock off giant underdog Iran.  More