13 Results for author: Vegas Sports Media

Supreme Court Strikes Down Federal Ban on Sports Betting

Landmark Supreme Court Decision Opens Way for States-Side Sports Betting The U.S. Supreme Court Monday ruled in Murphy v. NCAA that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act — known as PASPA — violated the U.S. Constitution. The Supreme Court decision cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting. By a 6-3 vote, the high court overturned a 2016 ruling by the 3rd U.S. Court of Appeals that found New Jersey violated the Professional Amateur Sports Protection Act ... More

Record Betting Handle for Masters

FairwayJay’s Perfect Match-ups and Las Vegas Sportsbook’s Record Handle for Masters While defending Masters champion Sergio Garcia was shooting himself out of the Masters Thursday and setting a record with an octuple-bogey 13 on the 15th hole, Las Vegas sportsbooks were already setting records with a record betting handle on the 2018 Masters. The Las Vegas Superbook, recognized as the leader in Las Vegas for offering the biggest betting menu for golf and other sports, more than doubled ... More

The Year in Sports and Gaming – A Look Back at the Significant Stories of 2017

Vegas Golden Knights, Legalized Sports Betting & Raiders Approved Move to Las Vegas some of Significant Stories Some of the significant sports stories of the year are being recapped by many news and sports outlets, and Las Vegas was part of the biggest stories of the sports seasons. We've provided a list to some of the stories in the links below, and there are plenty of articles each week covering the NHL expansion Vegas Golden Knights, who have surprised so many with their strong play and ... More

Supreme Court Sports Betting Case to give New Jersey a Big Boost

New Jersey and other States to Benefit from Sports Betting Case If you’re a sports bettor, Dec. 4 is a big day. And if you’re in the horse racing industry, especially in New Jersey, a lifeline is being thrown your way. The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments in a case that could legalize sports betting across the country. The case is Christie vs. NCAA, and it involves the Professional Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), passed in 1992, which prohibits sports ... More

Analysis of Winning Wagers and Outright Underdog Winners

Saturday College Football Underdog Winners and Parlays for Profit October 14 was another good one for FairwayJay, as he nailed 3 more college football barking ‘Dogs including two that won outright. Now 14-10 ATS on the year with these weekly underdog plays, including 10 outright underdog winners. FairwayJay is still shooting for his first 4-0 sweep after just missing again last week with his lone loss on a late TD to cover by 1 point. But a few more emails and comments for the effort ... More

Huge Weekend of Racing and Breeders’ Cup Challenge Races at Keeneland

Eight Breeders’ Cup Challenge Races During Keeneland's Opening Fall Stars Weekend Oct. 6-8 A big weekend of Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series races are scheduled Oct. 6-8, and Keeneland’s opening Fall Stars weekend leads the way with eight “Win and You’re In” contests for the Breeders’ Cup. In addition, Belmont Park hosts four Breeders’ Cup Challenge races, led by Saturday’s $500,000 Champagne Stakes (G1) for 2-year-olds where the winner qualifies for the Breeders’ Cup $2 ... More

Global Gaming Expo – Highlighting Sports Betting

The Future of Legal U.S. Sports Betting a Hot Topic at Global Gaming Expo The Global Gaming Expo (G2E) brings the future of gambling to Las Vegas each year, and this year’s event runs from Oct. 3 through Oct. 5 at the Sands Expo, attached to the luxurious Venetian and Palazzo Casino resorts  on the Las Vegas Strip. More than 25,000 people are expected to attend the event, including many iGaming companies. The Global Gaming Expo is the world’s premier casino-entertainment event where ... More

Big Race Betting on Sept. 30 Breeders’ Cup Prep Races

Santa Anita Hosts Five ‘Win and You’re In’ Breeders’ Cup Prep Races, and Belmont Two Others Saturday A huge day of racing Saturday is highlighted by seven ‘Win and You’re In‘ Breeders’ Cup prep races in the United States. That includes two at Belmont Park and five big Grade 1 races highlighting the 11-race card at Santa Anita. Many of these winners and others will be one’s to watch as potential champions at the Breeders’ Cup Nov. 3-4 at Del Mar. Date Race Name ... More