A Westgate sportsbook bettor wagered $100,000 to win $500 on the Milwaukee Bucks to win their NBA playoff series over the Detroit Pistons.
The Westgate sportsbook has a six-figure liability on the Knights’ 2018-19 regular season point total.
What if Las Vegas sporting events were seeded like the March Madness bracket? Here is how one might look.
If, as expected, a federal ban on sports betting is lifted in the coming months, the NBA wants sports books to pay the league 1 percent of the money wagered on its games as an “integrity fee.”
Norman Freedman is 83 but vividly recalled details of a bad beat he suffered 40 years ago, when Earl “The Pearl” Monroe mysteriously turned his apparent $2,000 win into a $100 loss.
Most avid sports bettors and poker players can write a book on bad beats. It would be a tragicomedy about the most agonizing losses of their gambling lives that double as miracle wins for other bettors.
The Browns have got nothing on the Dolphins when it comes to dealing bettors a bad beat.
An unidentified bettor at CG Technology sports book used his phone app to make one $220,000 wager on the Rams at minus-12½ points over the Texans and another $220,000 bet at minus-13.
NFL players are prohibited from betting on NFL games and making promotional appearances at casinos, but are allowed to wager on other team sports, per the league’s gambling policy, NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy confirmed in an e-mail to the Review-Journal.
Early action on the Patriots, Jaguars and Browns pushed their respective season win totals to 11.5, 6 and 4.5 at the South Point sports book.