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February 1, 2016
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|February 1, 2016|
|When a reader describes a craps session that included playing with a bunch of "shakers and fakers," Scoblete explains that when faced with such a situation you should change up your strategy or consider betting less.
By Gary TraskCasino City's Gary Trask chronicles the proliferation of Super Bowl prop bets and how they have exploded in popularity, both in Las Vegas and offshore, ever since William "Refrigerator" Perry scored a TD in Super Bowl XX.
|According to an estimate released by the American Gaming Association, 97% of U.S. money wagered on the Super Bowl will be done so through illegal channels.
The biggest DFS news last week came out of California, where a bill to regulate daily fantasy sports passed in the Assembly by a vote of 62-1.
The Las Vegas casino will open its sportsbook for fans and bettors at 8 a.m. and offer live betting stations, blackjack tables, $3 and $6 food specials, and more.
|MGM Resorts International will debut its dynamic park, dining and entertainment district on the Las Vegas Strip.
|The pair from Fresno, California won jackpots worth $85,846 and $65,150 while playing keno. The random jackpot is guaranteed to hit anywhere between $50,000 and $150,000.
The Atlantic City resort-casino plans to renovate its 500 Havana Tower hotel rooms, as well as update the South Tower casino to match the North Tower's modern and upscale décor.
The Atlantic City casino will commit significant capital investment across a broad range of projects, including a new nightlife experience, a fine dining concept, meeting and convention space, and an outdoor pool.
Statewide gaming revenue climbed to $11.1 billion, according to figures released by the Gaming Control Board. (Las Vegas Review Journal)
The company said the $1.3 billion, 308-room hotel-casino near Washington, D.C. will open at the end of this year. (Las Vegas Review Journal)
|The meeting, which ran for just over an hour, covered topics such as scheduling, payout structures and The Colossus II.
The Toronto native outlasted a field of 732 and defeated Tony Dunst in heads-up play to take home AU$1.6 million.
The circuit, which ran from Jan. 1-18, had a total of 19,892 entries with players from three countries and 47 states.
|The California casino saw one player collect $32,000 playing Double Diamonds Deluxe, while another cashed in for $6,000 on a 2x5x10 Bonus Times machine.
A poker game at a funeral sounds like a nice idea, but this one took it a little far for the Reel Life's taste.
|Keith Thurman will defend his WBA Welterweight title against Shawn Porter on Saturday, March 12 in the first primetime boxing event on CBS since Ali-Spinks in 1978.
Did You Know?
In Nevada last week, a bettor placed a money line wager at a William Hill outlet on the Carolina Panthers (-190) over the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50, risking $623,142.25 to win $327,969.60.
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Top 10 Super Bowl 50 prop bets
- Ginn to win MVP
- Over 2.5 players attempt a pass
- Last scoring play
- Olsen 100+ yards receiving
- Newton under 1.5 TD passes
- Goalie saves vs. QB completions
- Newton over 19.5 completions
- No interceptions for Manning
- A successful 2-point conversion
- Panthers to record the first sack