The Westgate sportsbook posted NHL point totals and playoff and division odds Sunday and Vegas is second in points (103½) and the even-money favorite to win its division.
Todd Dewey covers sports betting for the Review-Journal. Prior to taking over that beat in January 2017, he covered UNLV football, 51s baseball and a wide range of other events that come to Las Vegas. A native of Cambridge, Mass., and a graduate of the University of Central Florida, Dewey joined the Review-Journal in 1999 and was the 2013 Nevada Sportswriter of the Year.
Thurman opened as a minus 140 favorite for Saturday’s WBA welterweight title fight in Las Vegas, but heavy action on Pacquiao made him as high as a minus 170 favorite.
Englishman David Threlfall made a 10-pound wager at 1,000-1 odds at British bookmaker William Hill in 1964 that man would land on the moon by 1971. He won 10,010 pounds.
The four-time major champion is the 8-1 favorite to win the year’s final major at Royal Portrush, where he has the course record, in his native Northern Ireland.
Hossein Ensan won the 50th annual World Series of Poker Main Event and the $10 million first prize after eliminating Dario Sammartino in a heads-up duel after Alex Livingston was knocked out earlier Tuesday night at the Rio Convention Center.
Henderson resident Garry Gates was eliminated from World Series of Poker Main Event on Monday night at the Rio Convention Center.
Gates, a survivor of the Oct. 1, 2017, mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest festival that claimed the lives of 58 other concertgoers in Las Vegas, is in second place.
Henderson resident Garry Gates, a poker-industry veteran, is in second place of nine players vying for a $10 million first prize in poker’s most prestigious tournament.
The three-time All-Pro defensive lineman was eliminated in 131st place and won $59,625 in the $10,000 buy-in No-limit Texas Hold’em World Championship.
Richard Seymour, who won three Super Bowls with the New England Patriots, was one of 354 players to survive Day 4 of the WSOP Main Event on Tuesday.
All 1,286 remaining players are guaranteed a minimum payday of $15,000 in the $10,000 buy-in No-limit Texas Hold’em World Championship entering Day 4 at noon Tuesday.
The Los Angeles Clippers might be the favorites to win the 2020 NBA championship, but the Lakers continue to be the favorite team of bettors at Las Vegas sportsbooks.
The top nine places will earn at least $1 million in the $10,000 buy-in No-limit Texas Hold’em World Championship at the Rio Convention Center.
After news broke that the Clippers are expected to acquire Paul George and Kawhi Leonard, the Westgate sportsbook made them the 3-1 favorites to win the 2020 NBA title.