Best midseason World Series bets
It's always a good time to look for World Series betting value at the All-Star break. Which teams are worth a wager?
Midseason MLB betting lessons and takeaways
It's the All-Star break. What have we learned about betting the MLB so far this season?
Buster Olney Stops By To Talk Gambling In Baseball
Ben Fawkes is joined by ESPN MLB Insider and "Baseball Tonight Podcast" host Buster Olney to discuss how sports betting will affect the MLB. (5:55) Plus, John Murray joins to discuss the British Open, some '96 Bulls vs '18 Warriors hypotheticals and more. (33:00)
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Bonomo wins $10M WSOP Big One for One Drop
Justin Bonomo sealed the best year of high-roller results that any tournament poker player has ever had by winning the WSOP $1 million buy-in Big One for One Drop.
Bonomo wins $10M prize for winning tournament
Justin Bonomo wins the 2018 World Series of Poker Big One for One Drop by knocking out Fedor Holz.
Two players knocked out on same hand of $1M buy-in tourney
At the final table of The Big One for One Drop, with a $1 million buy-in, Fedor Holz knocks out two players by hitting a set of 10s on the river.
Vegas: 2018 Warriors would be favored over Jordan's Bulls
Four of six polled Vegas bookmakers have the 2018-19 Golden State Warriors as favorites against the 72-win 1995-96 Chicago Bulls.
Cynn goes distance to win WSOP main event, $8.8M
After a final table that set records for most total hands and most heads-up hands, John Cynn defeated Tony Miles to win the 2018 World Series of Poker main event and $8.8 million.
Cynn knocks out Miles to win WSOP
John Cynn wins $8.8 million in the World Series of Poker main event after eliminating Tony Miles.
Cynn on WSOP win: 'To be standing up here is crazy'
John Cynn reacts to winning the World Series of Poker main event.
DraftKings, the daily fantasy operator who is entering the sports betting space, announced today that it has reached an agreement to provide a physical sportsbook at the del Lago Resort & Casino in Waterloo, New York. The deal sets up DraftKings to offer mobile and online wagering in the future, if New York passes legislation to legalize it. In the meantime, the New York State Gaming Commission is preparing regulations that would allow the state's casinos to offer in-person sports betting in the future.
The LeBron Effect: How The King will impact Vegas books
The Los Angeles Lakers have always gotten public backing at the sportsbooks. With LeBron James in the fold, they could see "25 percent more handle."
Handicapping LeBron in Los Angeles
Doug Kezirian breaks down the Lakers' championship odds in Vegas now that LeBron James has joined the team.
LeBron boosts Vegas odds of Lakers winning title
The Lakers, with the addition of LeBron James, are suddenly top-tier contenders to win next season's NBA championship, according to Las Vegas sportsbooks.
The WSOP legacy of the November Nine
Ten years ago this week, the World Series of Poker main event drastically changed its final table format with the implementation of the "November Nine". Those nine players reflect on their place in history and recall their memories of the experience.
Best Stanley Cup value bets
The heart of the NHL offseason can be the perfect time to find value in futures. Here are the three best Stanley Cup value bets right now.
Lakers Props And Futures With LeBron's Arrival
Doug Kezirian & Ben Fawkes discuss Lakers props and futures now that LeBron James has arrived, (11:20) the World Cup knockout round handle, (33:50) and more with John Murray.
Liability a reason for Vegas having Lakers as a title contender
Doug Kezirian explains why the Lakers are tied for the second-best odds to win the title at several sportsbooks.
The forgotten champion: Why Peter Eastgate left poker and the WSOP behind
Ten years after he won the 2008 World Series of Poker main event, Peter Eastgate has sold the bracelet (for charity) and settled into a quiet, comfortable life in Denmark. So how did he reach this point? It traces all the way back to the 2010 World Cup.
Betting outlook for all 32 NFL teams
Rob Nelson looks at the odds for every NFL team and provides a contextual outlook for the upcoming season.
Five years after winning the WSOP main event, Ryan Riess is locked in
It took a few years for Ryan Riess to get his game locked into where he wants it to be after his 2013 World Series of Poker main event win, but his results over the past year speak for themselves.
Bookmakers face new challenges in legal U.S. betting market
How will sports betting odds vary offshore and state-by-state? It's just one of several big unknowns in a new landscape of legal U.S. sports betting.
Top Heisman Trophy value bets for 2018
Stanford running back Bryce Love is the early Heisman favorite for 2018, but where does the early betting value lie?
N.J. governor places state's first sports bets
New Jersey governor Phil Murphy placed the first bets in the state at Monmouth Park Racetrack -- a $20 bet on Germany to win the World Cup and a $20 bet on the New Jersey Devils to win the Stanley Cup next season.
Where, how and what you can bet on in New Jersey
Sports betting will finally be legal in New Jersey on Thursday. Where can you bet, and on what sports? What about online? Here is an FAQ.
Daniel Negreanu resets his game, launches poker MasterClass
Six-time WSOP bracelet winner Daniel Negreanu enlisted help to get his poker game back on track, and now he hopes to help others find their way.
Inside the sports betting bill negotiations
New Jersey is the latest state to pass a bill legalizing sports betting, but the pro sports leagues didn't get what they wanted in the Garden State. Here are the issues being hotly debated in state legislatures between the leagues and gaming interests.
Delaware casinos begin offering sports betting
Delaware ushered in a new era in gambling Tuesday, becoming the first state to offer sports betting since the Supreme Court's historic ruling last month. Gov. John Carney placed the first bet, wagering $10 on the Phillies to beat the Cubs.
Delaware begins legalized sports gambling
Gov. Carney: Sports betting is 'enhancement of tourism'
Gov. John Carney is happy Delaware is the first state outside of Nevada to legalize gambling on sports.
FPI vs. Vegas: Is Lane Kiffin's squad overrated?
Can Florida Atlantic live up to last year's high standards? With games against Oklahoma and UCF early on, FPI is skeptical.
Leagues respond to 'meritless' claim in sports betting case
The five leagues that lost in the SCOTUS ruling have responded to an attempt to recover damages from the lawsuit.
What does legalized sports gambling mean for baseball?
Three decades after Pete Rose's betting got him banned for life, MLB is entering a potentially lucrative, exhilarating and messy new frontier.
The life and legacy of Chris Moneymaker, 15 years after his WSOP title changed poker
Fifteen years after his unbelievable and unlikely 2003 World Series of Poker main event win, Chris Moneymaker looks back at his experiences over that stretch -- through highs and lows -- and explains how he came out the other side better for it.
Sports betting legalization: How we got here
The path to legalization of sports betting was a long one. David Purdum looks back at the reign of PASPA and how it got struck down.
Spreads for college football Games of the Year
The South Point sportsbook released opening lines for its college football Games of the Year.
Vince Van Patten still stands as a cornerstone of the WPT
For 16 years, Vince Van Patten has served as one of the most recognizable voices in poker as a commentator for the World Poker Tour. His remarkable journey, which allowed him to become a cornerstone of the WPT, shows little sign of slowing down.
Winners, losers of sports betting legalization
With every U.S. state now available to offer sports betting, professional sports owners are among the big winners. But what about Twitter, illegal bookmakers and the NCAA? We run through winners and losers.
Full coverage of sports betting legalization
Here is ESPN Chalk's one-stop shop of all relevant content, following the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of New Jersey.
Supreme Court strikes down sports betting law
The Supreme Court released a landmark decision by striking down a federal law prohibiting sports gambling. The ruling gives individual states the go-ahead to allow betting on sports.
Legalization of sports gambling leads to more questions
Can I gamble legally on sports now?
The Supreme Court has overturned PASPA in its decision on the New Jersey gambling case. In which states can you now bet on sports? Can you bet online? Here is an FAQ on the most pressing post-decision questions.
FAQ: How will legal gambling change the NBA and the way we watch it?
The NBA has been on the leading edge of legalized sports betting. But what does the Supreme Court decision mean for the league and how will it affect the game?
Roundtable: How will legalized sports betting impact the NHL?
Our panel looks at the potential effects of the SCOTUS ruling on sports gambling in the world of hockey betting.
With legal sports betting, how will NBA, MLB protect integrity of game?
Billions will be wagered at new legal sportsbooks across the United States. The NBA and MLB are angling to reap some of the profits.
How does Supreme Court decision affect gambling landscape?
Congressman Frank Pallone and ESPN investigative reporter Don Van Natta Jr. join OTL to weigh in on the legalization of sports gambling.
How are league's preparing for legal sports gambling?
Ryan Smith, David Purdum and Brian Windhorst join OTL to dissect how the Supreme Court's ruling to lift the ban on sports gambling will impact the landscape.
Legalized betting could drum up interest in NASCAR
NASCAR should get a boost in exposure thanks to the Supreme Court ruling opening up sports betting to all states, but don't expect it to be a gold mine from the start.
Which countries allow gambling on sports? Assessing the impact of betting around the world
With every state in the U.S. now eligible to offer sports betting, we take a look around the world at countries where gambling is legal (and also where it is not) to find out what impact it has had culturally and economically.
Does the SCOTUS sports betting ruling help in the legalization efforts of online poker?
With legal sports betting on the horizon, online poker legislation has mostly fallen behind. Will that change after the Supreme Court ruling?
Will U.S. sport gambling follow path of soccer and cricket?
How will the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to allow sports betting impact soccer? If anything, it might actually cut down on corruption.
Musburger not surprised by sports gambling decision
Brent Musburger joins OTL to break down how legalized sports betting will affect the gambling industry in Nevada and beyond.
FAQ: The basics of sports betting
Don't worry, you're not alone. Many will be new to sports betting following the SCOTUS ruling, so we ran through some basics you might want to know.
Why legal betting could be good for women's sports
If gambling brings more money and eyeballs to women's sports, that's a good thing, writes espnW's Kavitha Davidson.
Where do we stand in the move toward the legalization of sports betting in the United States? Here is ESPN Chalk's one-stop shop of all relevant content, now that the Supreme Court has struck down PASPA.
Check out ESPN's full calendar of sports-betting highlights through the rest of 2018.
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