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Top 10 reasons why Conor McGregor has zero chance to beat Floyd Mayweather

19 June 2017
The rumors of a fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather have been percolating for quite some time now. And all the while, I've been ignoring them. With apologies to those who are now hyperventilating over the now-locked-in boxing match set for 26 August at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, I'm not counting down the days. ... (read more)
 

Top 10 facts and figures from the 2017 WSOP Media Guide

25 May 2017
Buckle up. The 48th World Series of Poker begins on Tuesday at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Played at a dizzying pace, 74 events will take place over a 54-day span, culminating with the crowning of the $10,000 Main Event champion on July 22. Getting ready to host the 2017 @WSOP Main Event ... (read more)
 

Top 10 things we'll miss about the WSOP November Nine

18 May 2017
Full disclosure: I'm not a poker purist. Yep, go ahead and call me crazy. Tell me I know nothing about poker and that your opinion of anything I write about the game going forward will be tainted. You're entitled to do so. But it doesn't change the fact that I like — make that liked — the November Nine format the World Series of Poker Main Event has used over the last nine years. ... (read more)
 

Top 10 reasons to make the Gulf Coast of Mississippi your next gambling destination

15 May 2017
Gamble. Golf. Drink. Eat. Music. Sun. Beach. The Gulf Coast of Mississippi is overflowing with all of the above activities and attributes. Toss in the genuine Southern hospitality and charm of the good folks that live and work there, and it's really no wonder why the Biloxi/Gulfport area has become a favorite destination of yours truly over the years. ... (read more)
 

Top 10 betting facts and figures for the 2017 Kentucky Derby

1 May 2017
Gather all the mint julep ingredients and dust off your finest and most elegant headwear. The first Saturday in May in upon us, and that means one thing and one thing only in sports betting circles: It's Kentucky Derby Week. Like March Madness, the Super Bowl and the Masters, the Derby is one of the few ... (read more)
 

Top 10 takeaways from the annual Las Vegas Visitor Profile Study

24 April 2017
The Fremont Street Experience. (photo by Las Vegas News Bureau)Right before our eyes, Las Vegas is changing. Everything — what is offered throughout the city, who visits, what said visitors partake in once their stay begins — has seen dramatic shifts during recent years. That's the primary takeaway from ... (read more)
 

Seven decades of Las Vegas sportsbook experience join forces at South Point

17 April 2017
LAS VEGAS – It's a relatively quiet Monday afternoon at South Point Hotel Casino and Spa, and Jimmy Vaccaro is down, but far from out. At 71 years old, the celebrated Las Vegas bookmaker looks trim and fit as he parks himself on a comfy chair in the sportsbook, dressed in his signature white top and blue jeans. ... (read more)
 

Top 10 golf handicapping tips for the Masters

3 April 2017
Golf has been responsible for a very small percentage of the record amount of dollars that have been wagered at Nevada sportsbooks in recent years. But there are certain events each year that generate widespread betting interest from those who otherwise couldn't care less about the sport. Everybody wants to place some sort of "prop bet" on the Super Bowl . ... (read more)
 

Top 10 tips to winning your NCAA basketball pool

9 March 2017
Selection Sunday is just days away, which means — like it or not — you are about to be inundated by "bracket talk." Doesn't matter if you don't know Coach Cal from Coach K, or you have no idea if the Gonzaga Zags come from Washington state or Washington, D.C. Flip on the TV, walk into the lunchroom at work or listen to random conversations on the train early next week. ... (read more)

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Gary Trask
Gary serves as Casino City's managing editor and has more than 20 years experience as a writer and editor.

A member of the inaugural Poker Hall of Fame Media Committee, Gary enjoys playing poker and blackjack, but spends most of his time sitting in the comfy confines of the sportsbook when in Las Vegas.

The Boston native is also a former PR pro in the golf-casino-resort industry and a fanatical golfer, allowing his two favorite hobbies - gambling and golf - to collide quite naturally.

Contact Gary at gary@casinocity.com and follow him on Twitter at @CasinoCityGT.

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Gary Trask
Gary serves as Casino City's managing editor and has more than 20 years experience as a writer and editor.

A member of the inaugural Poker Hall of Fame Media Committee, Gary enjoys playing poker and blackjack, but spends most of his time sitting in the comfy confines of the sportsbook when in Las Vegas.

The Boston native is also a former PR pro in the golf-casino-resort industry and a fanatical golfer, allowing his two favorite hobbies - gambling and golf - to collide quite naturally.

Contact Gary at gary@casinocity.com and follow him on Twitter at @CasinoCityGT.

Gary Trask Websites:

twitter.com/#!/casinocityGT