Sports betting

‘Know your enemy’: Identifying sharp action a necessary skill for Las Vegas bookmakers

One of the primary jobs of a Las Vegas bookmaker is to identify sharp action and react accordingly. But as access to information increases, and as bettors become sharper, the job is getting increasingly more difficult.  More

2015 World Series

Public support makes Blue Jays the World Series favorite at Westgate SuperBook

The Toronto Blue Jays and Los Angeles Dodgers are the favorites to meet in the 2015 World Series, according to odds released Monday by the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook.  More

NBA win totals

Las Vegas SuperBook releases NBA win totals; Knicks expected to make big improvement

The Westgate Las Vegas Race & Sports SuperBook released its totals for NBA regular season wins today with a few notable risers and fallers from last year.  More


Despite earning first victory, Colts continue sliding in Super Bowl futures odds

The Indianapolis Colts began the season as one of the favorites to bring home the Lombardi Trophy in Super Bowl 50. Three weeks later they’re quickly turning into a longshot.  More

Sports betting

After long fight, New Jersey’s bid to legalize sports betting is denied by US appeals court

The US Third Circuit Court of Appeals panel dealt a blow to the New Jersey gaming industry Tuesday, upholding an earlier court ruling that prohibited sports betting in the state.  More


‘Vegas knows something!’ Common mistakes media make when covering sports betting

We assembled a panel of industry observers to identify the common mistakes often committed by the mainstream media when covering the sports betting industry.  More


Betting Futures Show American League Has Most Parity In Recent History

The field for the pennant is wide open, with all but only a couple of teams having realistic chances to advance to the World Series.  More


Betting Markets Declare Spurs Largest—And Only—Winners Of NBA Free Agency Period

No NBA team had a bigger offseason than the Spurs, whose championship odds improved dramatically after they were able to land LaMarcus Aldridge and David West in free agency.  More

American Pharoah

‘America’s Pet’ pumped life back into horse racing, but can the momentum be sustained?

Thanks to American Pharoah breaking the 37-year Triple Crown winner drought, horse racing is enjoying a rise in national profile not seen in years. Can the sport take advantage?  More

College Football

2015 college football season win totals: CG Technology releases over/unders for 68 teams

Las Vegas sportsbook operator CG Technology became the first in town to release 2015 college football win totals on Monday.  More