Tag Archives: basketball
- Macau will be “up” in 2017 but MGM CEO “glad I’m a Vegas-based company these days”
May 6, 2016
Casino operator MGM Resorts took comfort in its minimal exposure to the struggling Macau market as its US properties rode to the rescue. MGM’s overall revenue in the three months ending March 31 fell 5% to $2.2b while profit tumbled 61% to $66.8m. However, MGM pointed out that a $160m...
- Your Early Guide To March Madness Betting
March 3, 2016
Part of the allure in college basketball is how quickly things can change. Last year, Kentucky was a seemingly unbeatable juggernaut surrounded by legitimate threats from all over the country. It felt like there were superstars and future NBA greats in the making. This year’s sort of different. I say...
- March Madness 2015: AGA expects $9 billion in total bets
March 13, 2015
The sports world has been embroiled in one episode of outright lunacy after another in recent weeks. From Russell Westbrook morphing into the Highlander to the ongoing mess that is NFL free agency, there’s so much going on in the world of sports that keeping up has become a workout...
- On Deck: March Madness
March 3, 2015
Every year, a lot of people look forward to March for a variety of reasons. Whether it’s because they’re relieved of escaping the icy hell that is Winter, or they’re just looking forward to seeing flowers bloom again, March always seems like the first month of the year when those...
- Kentucky opens as huge college basketball favorites
November 14, 2014
March Madness is still a few months away but with the opening of 2014-2015 college basketball season, it's never too early to start predicting which team has the best chance to win the national championship. Not surprisingly, the pre-season hype and dialogue surrounding this year's Kentucky Wildcats has dropped its...
- Sportium deals with Bàsquet Manresa
October 15, 2014
Betway’s recent run of sponsorship deals have extended past the football pitch after it signed on to be the title sponsor of the 2014 Premier League Darts in February and the 2014 World Cup of Pool last month. Now, the online gaming operator adds horseracing into its growing sponsorship portfolio...
Ladbrokes Australia fined (again) for inducing gamblers
April 7, 2017