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San Francisco 49ers QB Brock Purdy Emerges as MVP Betting Favorite


San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy is the new betting favorite to win the NFL MVP at +300 odds, according to a recent update by DraftKings. Members of the San Francisco 49ers celebrate a touchdown pass by Brock Purdy in a victory against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. (Image: Getty) The

Connecticut Lottery Picks Fanatics as Next Sportsbook Partner


The Connecticut Lottery Corporation (CLC) has selected Fanatics Betting and Gaming as its next sports betting partner. The XL Center in Hartford opened its Connecticut Lottery sportsbook in September. The facility will soon be run by Fanatics after the sports betting firm won the state lottery’s backing to replace Rush Street’s SugarHouse Sportsbook. (Image: NBC

Kindred Departing North America, Could Spur Sale


Kindred Group (OTC: KNDGF) announced Wednesday that it’s leaving the North American market and cutting 300 jobs in a move some industry observers believe could spur a sale of the Swedish gaming company. The Kindred Group logo outside its offices. The company said it’s leaving North America and cutting 300 jobs. (Image: Kindred Group) The

David Beckham Likes Las Vegas for Major League Soccer Expansion


David Beckham, one of the biggest names in soccer and a part owner of Club Internacional de Fútbol Miami — commonly called Inter Miami CF — believes Las Vegas is an ideal city for Major League Soccer (MLS) to consider expansion. David Beckham attends the F1 Las Vegas Grand Prix on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2023.

Officials Mercy Kill Unfunded Las Vegas Strip NBA Arena


Las Vegas officials have finally had enough of the unsubstantiated funding claims, the unfulfilled construction promises, and the deadline extension requests made by the owners of the All Net Arena project. The $5 billion All Net Arena project, proposed way back in 2013, would have included a 22K-seat basketball arena, a nongaming hotel, a convention

Pittsburgh Steelers Finally Fire Offensive Coordinator Matt Canada


Christmas came early for football fans in Pittsburgh. The low-scoring Steelers finally fired offensive coordinator Matt Canada after an ugly 13-10 divisional loss against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Matt Canada, seen here on the sidelines against the Cleveland Browns, was fired after a demoralizing loss in Week 11. (Image: Getty)

DraftKings Merits Caution, Says Research Firm


Following another impressive run this week, shares of DraftKings (NASDAQ: DKNG) are higher by 38.31% over the past month and have surged 236.60% year-to-date, but some analysts believe some caution should be applied to the high-flying gaming company. Inside a DraftKings office. A research firm says some caution is warranted with the high-flying gaming company.

F1 Prices in Free Fall a Day Before Vegas Grand Prix


Ticket prices continue to plummet for the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Las Vegas only a day before the festivities begin. An A.I. rendering of a Formula 1 racecar plummeting off the roof of a resort onto the Las Vegas Strip. (Image: ChatGPT) According to TickPick, prices have dropped 23% for Saturday night’s main event

Cincinnati Bengals Wide Receiver Tee Higgins to Miss Week 10


Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Tee Higgins will sit out Sunday’s game against the Houston Texans due to a hamstring injury. Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Tee Higgins, seen here hauling in a catch against the Buffalo Bills, is currently week to week with a hamstring injury. (Image: Getty) Higgins was already nursing a fractured rib, but

F1 to Remove Tunnel Population Living Beneath Las Vegas Strip


Formula One is reshaping not only the surface of the Las Vegas Strip for its inaugural Las Vegas Grand Prix, running from November 16-18, but also the world beneath that surface. Shortly after miles of flood channels were constructed beneath Las Vegas in the 1980s, a population of unhoused people discovered that they provide daytime