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Triple Crown buzz wafts away like puff of smoke at race book

Last week, the race book at the South Point was buzzing, and there was a Triple Crown viewing party in one of the ballrooms. On Saturday, one week after American Pharoah’s historic triumph, the race book was about half full. I would have guessed the median age of those putting down wagers to be about 60.

Saturday night was Perfect Storm of live sports events

People were calling it the Perfect Storm. But if you were tuned into all of these, then you can relate to George Clooney and the crew of the Andrea Gail.

SuperContest kings are smart guys, not wise guys

On a 1-10 scale, I asked, with one being the guy in the Super Bowl office pool and 10 being Edward Norton in “Rounders,” where would he place himself and the group? “Eleven,” he said.