Many critics contended during the playoffs that the NHL essentially rigged the expansion draft to ensure the Knights would thrive in their inaugural season, but that’s revisionist history at its finest.
Tiger Woods is one of a multitude of players with odds up to 100-1 or greater who are capable of winning what’s considered golf’s ultimate test and what also might be the ultimate test in golf handicapping.
Wynn Las Vegas race and sports book director Johnny Avello said he can’t justify a wager on Justify at 4-5 morning-line odds to win the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes.
It’s well-documented that the biggest key to success in the Stanley Cup playoffs is having a hot goalie and Vegas netminder Marc-Andre Fleury is sizzling.
Hermin Soriano, a food server at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, was ridiculed when he showed his co-workers his futures wagers on the Golden Knights.
While Nevada’s sports betting handle has skyrocketed from $2.6 billion in 2007 to $4.8 billion in 2017, the state’s racing handle has plummeted from $596.5 million in 2007 to $280.4 million in 2017.
While some superstitious Knights backers are hoping Lane picks against them again in the Western Conference Final, he’s not.
A bettor with $10,000 to win $200,000 in futures wagers on the Falcons ripped up a check for $75,000 from PropSwap and didn’t hedge a dime before Atlanta’s 34-28 overtime loss to the Patriots in Super Bowl LI.
Those subscribing to the ever-popular zigzag betting theory might blindly back the Knights in Game 5, but handicapper Dana Lane is taking them for other reasons, including their vaunted home-ice advantage.