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April 18, 2014

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  • Chris Schmidt looks up at a television at the LVH sports book during the second round of the NCAA basketball tournament Thursday, March 20, 2014.
    Vegas odds and betting preview of the first round in the NBA playoffs
    April 18, 2014
    Hardly anyone had a reason to watch Wednesday’s regular season finale between the Indiana Pacers and Orlando Magic with rooting interest. The Pacers ...
  • Chicago White Sox's Paul Konerko watches his three-run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the fifth inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game on Saturday, March 9, 2013 in Scottsdale, Ariz.
    Vegas Play of the Day: Red Sox at White Sox
    April 17, 2014
    Picking totals hasn’t gone well in the Play of the Day, which features odds from the South Point and a starting bankroll of $10,000. But an abbreviated baseball board on Thursday means I’m going back to the over/under direction for some more torture
  • Vegas Play of the Day: Seattle Mariners at Texas Rangers
    April 16, 2014
    Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our three sports writers started with a $10,000 bankroll — fictional, of course.
  • Vegas Play of the Day: Cardinals at Brewers
    April 15, 2014
    Baseball hasn't brought riches to the Play of the Day, the Sun's betting competition that uses South Point odds with a $10,000 starting bankroll. We're riding an 0-3 spell overall on the diamond going into Tuesday night's action, and I've also personally missed my last three picks. It feels like the letdown is on a loop.
  • Vegas Play of the Day: Nationals at Marlins
    April 14, 2014
    Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point.. Our three sports writers started with a $10,000 bankroll — fictional, of course.
  • Vegas Play of the Day: Washington at Atlanta
    April 13, 2014
    Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our three sports writers started with a $10,000 bankroll — fictional, of course.
  • The necklace of Arizona Diamondbacks' Martin Prado swings around his neck as he bats in the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Saturday, June 29, 2013, in Atlanta.
    Vegas Play of the Day: Dodgers at Diamondbacks
    April 12, 2014
    Losing streaks are a part of sports betting, but that doesn’t make them any easier.
  • Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price delivers to the Toronto Blue Jays during the fourth inning of a game Monday, March 31, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla.
    Vegas Play of the Day: Tampa Bay at Cincinnati
    April 11, 2014
    Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our three sports writers started with a $10,000 bankroll — fictional, of course.
  • The official weigh-in for undefeated boxers Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
    Mayweather tweets about $75K in winnings with bets on UConn in Final Four
    April 10, 2014
    “Money” is at it again. Boxing champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather took to Twitter this week to brag about winning a combined $75,000 in two Final Four bets …
  • Vegas Play of the Day: Miami Marlins at Washington Nationals
    April 10, 2014
    Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our three sports writers started with a $10,000 bankroll — fictional, of course.
  • Vegas Play of the Day: Rays at Royals
    April 9, 2014
    It’s a third straight baseball pick to start the week for the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point and features a $10,000 starting bankroll.
  • Bettors stand in line to make their wagers at the LVH sports book during the second round of the NCAA basketball tournament Thursday, March 20, 2014.
    Baseball losses the story in Vegas on Championship Monday
    April 8, 2014
    http://linemakers.sportingnews.com/ncaa-basketball/2014-04-08/baseball-losses-the-story-in-vegas-on-championship-monday
  • Vegas Play of the Day: Detroit Tigers at Los Angeles Dodgers
    April 8, 2014
    Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our three sports writers started with a $10,000 bankroll — fictional, of course.
  • Vegas Play of the Day: White Sox at Rockies
    April 7, 2014
    Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our three sports writers started with a $10,000 bankroll — fictional, of course.
  • Connecticut players celebrate against Florida in the final moments of the NCAA Final Four game Saturday, April 5, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. Connecticut won 63-53.
    NCAA Tournament by the odds: Vegas picks and preview of championship game
    April 7, 2014
    Las Vegas’ two pre-NCAA Tournament favorites are gone now, both banished back-to-back by the hands of Connecticut. Florida and Michigan State went off the LVH Superbook betting board as co-favorites at 4-to-1 to win the national championship. Kentucky is a 2.5-point favorite over Connecticut in the title game, and not a single national-television analyst picked against ...
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