Who will win the FA Cup?

While much of the football fraternity continue to concentrate on the Premier League and the Champions League, football purists in the UK still consider the FA Cup to be one of the highest accolades in the English game.  The turn of the New Year sees the big names enter the FA Cup at the third …

NBC Launch Sports Betting Show

Major US broadcaster NBC Sports are set to launch a new national sports betting radio show in 2019 as the sports betting industry in the US continues to grow.   The Daily Line will be broadcast direct from the NBC Sports Washington studio and will be hosted by Washington anchor man Michael Jenkins and Tim Murray of SB Nation Radio.   The show, which launches on January 2, will feature sports …

Nevada Sets Sports Betting Record 

The state of Nevada has set a new sports betting record, just two months after breaking the previous record, as the US sports betting industry continues to boom.   The combined win of sports books in the stage during November almost tripled to $27.1m, according to figures released by the Nevada Gaming Control Board, which also showed that sports betting …

Blow to Sports Betting in Michigan 

Proponents of sports betting in the US state of Michigan received a blow on Friday as the state’s governor vetoed the regulation of a new sports betting sector in the state.   Bill 4926 was passed by lawmakers last week and would have provided for the regulation of both online and land-based sports betting facilities at three casinos in Detroit and at …

NBC Makes Sports Betting Move 

American television network NBC has provoked speculation that it is planning to enter the world of sports betting with a string of domain name registrations.   Reports in the US media have revealed that the giant broadcasting network has registered a number of names including NBCSportsbook, NBCSportbook, NBCSportsSportsbook, NBCSportsBet, NBCSportsBets and NBCSportsBetting. The registrations have led some to …

Liverpool v Arsenal Preview

Top-of-the table Liverpool plays host to a struggling Arsenal squad at Anfield on Saturday. The injuries have started to pile up for the Gunners and it has really shown in their last two road outings. They were fortunate to escape Brighton with a draw in their last contest but did drop three points against Southampton …

Chelsea and AC Milan Set to Swap Strikers

Gonzalo Higuain looks all but set for a move on loan to South West London as Juventus have agreed to send their Argentinian striker, who is currently on loan at AC Milan, to Chelsea for Alvaro Morata. Higuain and Morata both have an estimated market value of £50m, so theoretically, it was a pretty even …

9/4 Alexander Zverev Wins One Grand Slam Tournament in 2019

2018 had a fantastic ending for tennis player Alexander Zverev when he won the ATP Finals, beating Novak Djokovic in the final. Now he needs to build on that result and win his first ever Grand Slam tournament. Young Prospect Zverev could well be the future of world tennis as he’s only 21 years of …

Tottenham v Wolverhampton Preview

Tottenham, now second in the Premier League table, host Wolverhampton on Saturday. Spurs have scored eleven goals in their last two games but will have a much stiffer test here against Wolves who are currently tied for fifth with Leicester City in goals allowed on the season with 22. Not only have Wolverhampton been a …

Delaware North Bets on West Virginia 

Gaming operator Delaware North has put its faith in the growing sports betting market in West Virginia with the launch of two casino sportsbooks and an online betting service in the state.   The two retail sportsbooks based at the Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack and the Mardi Gras Casino near Charleston launched on December 27 following statutory notification to the West Virginia Lottery Commission and a period of field testing.  The launch of the new sports betting facilities …