Gambling Tales

Gambling sweats: How a Wheel of Fortune prop bet tortured a young oddsmaker

A rash of money by the way of $5 and $20 bets poured in on a game-show prop bet that had a sportsbook sweating a significant loss.   More

Sports Betting Tales

Epic sweats: ‘When a ref blows a call or does something stupid, I might scream a little’

Las Vegas bookmaker Nick Bogdanovich didn't sweat over losing the biggest bet he'd ever accepted on college basketball. But that hasn't always been the case.   More

New Jersey Sports Betting Case

New Jersey sports betting: ‘If the Supreme Court takes the case, I think we will win”

While we wait for the Supreme Court to debate taking the New Jersey sports betting case. new NBA commissioner Adam Silver is the latest official to contradict the leagues' legal arguments.   More

NCAA Tournament

Vegas gambler pressing his luck with $228,000 bet on UConn to beat Iowa State

Nick Bogdanovich of William Hill U.S. says it's the biggest bet he's ever taken on a college basketball game, a $200,000 wager on UConn to beat Iowa State.   More

NCAA Tournament

Betting roundup: Hedging Dayton, Beilein’s amazing NCAA tourney run & ‘huge handle’

The Michigan Wolverines and their covering coach are back in the Sweet 16 and are small favorites over a hot Tennessee squad. Bet against Beilein at your own risk.   More

NCAA Tournament

Las Vegas sportsbook: ‘They are the one team that we don’t want to win the tournament’

Once 100-to-1 longshots, Wichita State was a popular bet to win the national championship at multiple shops this season. 'They're the one team we do not want to win."  More

NCAA Tournament

Las Vegas sportsbook survey: Most common amount bet on the NCAA Tournament

The level of betting sophistication bottoms out at Las Vegas sportsbooks during the opening week of the NCAA Tournament, as ham-sandwich bets become all the rage.   More


Updated: CG Technology, formerly Cantor Gaming, releases 2014 NFL season win totals

Cantor Gaming, now known as CG Technology, posted NFL season win totals last week, the earliest release in memory and possibly ever. We've provided a list of some of the early line moves.  More

College football

Ending to 1995 Penn State football game looks suspicious after McQueary gambling report

A curious ending in a 1995 Rutgers-Penn State game is being revisited after reports of former Nittany Lions quarterback Mike McQueary's gambling habit.   More

College Football

Report: Former Penn State quarterback and coach McQueary bet heavily on sports

Former Penn State coach and quarterback Mike McQueary reportedly gambled on pro and college football during his playing years with the Nittany Lions.   More