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Sports Betting

  • Sports Betting

    Five Best Bets for the Opening Round of the NCAA Tournament

    By Matt Jacob

    Stellar advice on what action to take Thursday and Friday.

  • Sports Betting

    Slam Dunk Advice on How to Bet the Tournament

    By Matt Jacob

    Seven tips for maximizing your March Madness profits

  • Sports Betting

    Final Four Comes Down to the Fundamentals

    By Scott Spreitzer

    With the Final Four featuring a trio of No. 1 seeds (including an undefeated squad shooting for immortality) and a talented No. 7 seed (which should’ve been no worse than a No. 4), this NCAA Tournament ended up favoring the favorites.

  • Sports Betting

    Wide Right

    By David G. Schwartz

    The National Football League has long had a tortured relationship with Las Vegas. For years, it’s tried to pretend the city—home to some of the world’s best-known casinos and the only legal straight-up sports wagering in the U.S.—doesn’t exist. Unlike the NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball, the NFL has prohibited advertising by casinos.

  • Sports Betting

    The Big Finish

    By David G. Schwartz

    March might be mad, but it’s also pretty lucrative for Las Vegas sports books. Most of the big casinos make betting on the NCAA men’s basketball tournament the centerpiece of a gambling vacation for the guys (and about 95 percent of them are guys—there’s still a heavy masculine slant to the party). The first extended weekend, in which 48 games are played over four days, is the busiest for most Nevada sports books. But Final Four weekend’s no slouch, either.

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