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Matt Youmans, Kelly Stewart and Tony Miller give you their best bets for Week 8 from the Golden Nugget sports book.


Brian Leonard takes on Kenny White in Week 8 of the Friday Football Showdown.

Free local handicapping seminars provide Breeders’ Cup insight

The Breeders’ Cup offers two of the best betting days of the year for horseplayers. The Daily Racing Form Breeders’ Cup Advance edition is available in all race books. You’ll need a week to get familiar with 172 horses that pre-entered into 15 championship races.

Saints have look of Super Bowl contenders

It’s not quite the halfway point of the NFL season, and what happens from here will be as unpredictable as a drunken night on Bourbon Street. Still, it’s safe to say quarterback Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints are wholly relevant again.

Eagles will break home cover jinx

Initially, it appeared Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly might instantly revolutionize the fast-break offense and take the NFL by storm. That was the knee-jerk reaction after the season’s opening week.

Vikings are tonic for Eli, winless Giants

While all eyes are focused on his big brother this weekend, Eli Manning is staring down a big game of his own. The New York Giants are winless, and no team wants to wear that black eye into late October.

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