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12hNFL Vegas Experts

How to bet Pittsburgh-New England

Where does the betting value lie for Steelers-Patriots? ESPN Chalk experts provide against-the-spread, over/under and prop bet advice on every game.

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8dBen Fawkes

Mayweather: Sometimes I bet 'millions'

Floyd Mayweather discusses how he began betting, his Super Bowl LI pick, if betting should be legalized, where he watches the games when he's betting in Vegas and more.


Conference Championship picks

Doug Kezirian and Bob Scucci discuss last week's games and give you their picks for the Conference Championships this weekend.

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15hBen Fawkes

NFL Championship Game odds

Making a bet on the NFL this week? Here is the full list of championship game lines from the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook.

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2dBen Fawkes

Latest futures odds

ESPN Chalk presents the latest futures odds from the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook in a variety of sports.

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6dDavid Purdum

Billy Walters wants insider-trading case dropped

Billy Walters, a renowned sports bettor who is charged with multiple counts of wire and securities fraud, has asked a court to dismiss his insider-trading case, alleging government misconduct.

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10dRob Nelson

Six worst 'bad beats' of the 2016-17 CFB season

Avert your eyes, all of you bettors who didn't like the ending of a game. Stanford-UCLA? Arkansas-Virginia Tech? They're among the six worst bad beats of the 2016 college football season.

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8dDavid Purdum

PGA chief: Tour to have 'open mind' on gaming

New PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan said "there's a lot of opportunity" when it comes to sports betting and that the sports will look at it with "an open mind."

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10dBen Fawkes

Full odds to win 2017-18 CFB title

The Alabama Crimson Tide are 3-1 favorites to win the 2017-18 CFB title. Here is the full list of odds from the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook.

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4dTim Fiorvanti

Latest Super Bowl 51 odds

Chalk presents the latest odds for all four NFL playoff teams to win Super Bowl 51, courtesy of the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. The New England Patriots are the favorites at 5-4.

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17dDave Tuley

Starbucks barista claims $900K SuperContest

A regular Joe has beaten the Vegas wiseguys, winning more than $900,000 in the Westgate Las Vegas SuperContest, the most prestigious football handicapping contest in the world.

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22dBernard Lee

Looking back at 2016 in the world of poker

A lot happened in the world of poker in 2016, and you may not remember all of it. Thankfully, Bernard Lee is here to run down the year that was.

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15dMatt Hegarty | Daily Racing Form

Proposed tax rules would benefit horseplayers

On Thursday, the IRS and the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued proposed new rules that would greatly benefit horseplayers.

David Stern ready for gambling's next step (1:56)


David Purdum ESPN Staff Writer 

A bettor at William Hill's Nevada sportsbook risked $8,500 on Novak Djokovic at -8,500 odds to beat underdog Denis Istomin at the Australian Open. The bet would have netted $100. Djokovic lost in five sets. The sportsbook took no bets on Istomin to win.

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

ViewFromVegas of NFC and AFC Championship Games (as of noon ET Thursday): Atlanta is still mostly a 4.5-point home favorite despite Green Bay getting most of the public support (Boyd Gaming has joined the South Point and William Hill books at -5, which is the most common line offshore). The over/under is a steady 61 points in Vegas. New England is a 6-point home favorite over Pittsburgh at all 13 Vegas books on the Don Best odds screen (the only variance from the standard -110 vig on each team is the MGM, which is dealing Patriots -6 EVEN/Steelers +6 -120. The over/under is still mostly 51 in Vegas (the Wynn and Treasure Island remain the lone exceptions at 50.5.