NBA home teams trailing their playoff series 1-0 or 2-0 are 10-3 against the spread in their last 13.
The Westgate sports book has a prop pitting the Warriors (minus-200) versus the field (plus-175), and manager Jeff Sherman expects Golden State to cash as the heaviest favorite he can recall since the late 1990s Bulls title teams led by Michael Jordan.
The long and winding road to the Kentucky Derby ends Saturday with the $1 million Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park.
Professional gambler David Oancea, who goes by the nickname “Vegas Dave,” was indicted Wednesday on charges that he used phony Social Security numbers to open player accounts at area casinos and sportsbooks.
The Blackhawks are the 5-1 second choice to win the Stanley Cup behind the Washington Capitals, the 3-1 favorite. The Minnesota Wild are 7-1 and the Penguins 8-1.
The NFL’s gambling policy not only allows players to visit casinos, it permits them to wager on casino games on their own personal time.
Justin Rose is the 5-2 favorite to win the Masters at adjusted odds at the Westgate. Jordan Spieth is 3-1, Rickie Fowler 4-1 and Sergio Garcia 9-2.
A breakdown of the fights on the main card of UFC 210 on Saturday at KeyBank Center in Buffalo, New York, with picks from the Review-Journal’s Adam Hill and Heidi Fang.
The Nevada Gaming Control Board recently granted approval for the state’s sports books to offer wagering on the NFL Draft.
Concerns about Sin City’s temptations have kept the NFL out of Las Vegas for years, but the relocation of the Oakland Raiders represents a shift in approach that some gaming industry experts say could beckon a new era in sports gambling.