Tag Archives: hockey
- Russia wagering falls as ruble declines; junior hockey a betting magnet
July 1, 2016
Russia's sports bettors dramatically reduced the size of their average wagers in Q1 due to the sharp decline in value of the ruble. According to statistics compiled by Russian bookmaker Rub90, the average bet over the first three months of 2016 was worth $11.39, down $4.13 from Q4 2015. The...
- Full Tilt Progressive Jackpot Hit by Part Time Hockey Coach
September 21, 2015
Full Tilt’s new progressive jackpot has been hit for the first time by a part-time hockey coach from Canada playing on his mobile phone. The progressive jackpot on Full Tilt’s ‘The Deal’ has been breached for the first time. A $233,852 reason why getting involved in Full Tilt’s Players Club...
- Omaha Mavericks Fans Get The Taco Cannon Treatment
April 27, 2015
Fans of the Omaha Mavericks will be delighted to hear that they will be pelted by flying tacos after the University of Nebraska Omaha teamed up with a local eatery to fire tacos into the stand during hockey games. Fans of the Omaha Mavericks are going to be settling into...
- Las Vegas rumored to be in the running for an NHL expansion team
August 28, 2014
Las Vegas may finally be closer than ever to getting its own professional sports team. A recent report by Tony Gallagher of the Vancouver Province suggested that the NHL strongly considers bringing an expansion team to Sin City. Sources told Gallagher that the NHL has made a drastic about-face on...
- Caesars continues Sandy relief efforts, partners with NHL stars for “Operation Hat Trick”
November 16, 2012
Only a few days after Caesars Atlantic City announced its partnership with Golden Boy Promotions to help in relief efforts to help all those affected by Hurricane Sandy, the casino resort is extending yet another olive branch to the less fortunate with a new charity event. This time around, Caesars...
- Sean Avery turned homophobic whistleblower
September 27, 2011
Are we really supposed to believe that the cheapest and dirtiest player in the NHL has somehow turned into a whistle-blower and police-man for cordial behaviour on the ice? That’s exactly the rap Sean Avery is trying to pull these days. After sucker- punching Wayne Simmonds of the New York...
MLB commish eyes joining Las Vegas expansion party
April 21, 2017
46% of Americans fear Vegas influence on pro sports teams
April 13, 2017