• Craig Carton offers truth that doesn’t fit WFAN’s gambling narrative

    Craig Carton offers truth that doesn’t fit WFAN’s gambling narrative

    Legend has it that upon the surrender of the British at Yorktown in 1781, Lt. Gen. Cornwallis had his fife and drum corps salute the Americans with a 1640’s English song, “The World Turned Upside
  • Sinclair Broadcast Group to rename sports channels after Bally’s casinos

    Sinclair Broadcast Group to rename sports channels after Bally’s casinos

    Sinclair Broadcast Group and casino operator Bally’s Corp. are teaming up to bet big on sports gambling, The Post has learned. The two companies just signed a deal for Sinclair to rename its 21
  • Kentucky Derby 2020 odds, horses, and complete betting guide

    Kentucky Derby 2020 odds, horses, and complete betting guide

    An inside look at how the 146th Kentucky Derby will shape up: Max Player (15-1) Trainer: Steven M. Asmussen Jockey: Ricardo Santana, Jr. Current Form: Ran home 3rd in the Belmont Stakes then 3rd again in the Travers, both won by Tiz The Law. Won the Withers 3 races back. Worth a wager?: Max has …
  • DraftKings taps Michael Jordan as special board adviser, stock jumps

    DraftKings taps Michael Jordan as special board adviser, stock jumps

    DraftKings has drafted basketball superstar Michael Jordan as a special adviser to its board of directors — a move investors deemed a slam dunk. The NBA Hall of Famer will take an equity stake in the online sports-betting firm in exchange for his guidance and advice on “key business initiatives,” such as product development, marketing …
  • NBCUniversal jumps into sports betting with PointsBet deal

    NBCUniversal jumps into sports betting with PointsBet deal

    Comcast-owned NBCUniversal is getting into the sports betting game. The New York-based media giant has inked a multiyear partnership with Australia-based PointsBet, a rapidly expanding sports betting company that entered the US market last year. NBCU also will take an initial 4.9 percent stake in PointsBet and receive options for shares worth $105 million that …
  • Sports Illustrated owner gears up for deal with sports betting company

    Sports Illustrated owner gears up for deal with sports betting company

    The owner of Sports Illustrated is gearing up to complete a deal with a sports-betting company before year end, Media Ink has learned. “It will be a game changer,” ­Authentic Brands Group chairman Jamie Salter predicted in a recent interview. Salter declined to identify the potential gaming partner, but a second source familiar with the …
  • New York horse-racing bookies land millions in PPP loans as critics cry foul

    New York horse-racing bookies land millions in PPP loans as critics cry foul

    And they’re off — to a government bailout! Five of New York’s state-created horse-racing bookie offices with its Off-Track Betting Corporation are raking in millions of dollars apiece in federal loans meant to keep small businesses afloat amid the coronavirus, The Post has learned — and critics are crying foul. The regional OTBs of Nassau …
  • Las Vegas casinos and hotels reopen after coronavirus closings

    Las Vegas casinos and hotels reopen after coronavirus closings

    The stakes are higher than ever. Gamblers flocked to casinos in Las Vegas Thursday as the city reopened for the first time since the Strip went dark amid the coronavirus crisis in March. “It’s just been months of us trying to get here,” Bobbi Carlisle of Phoenix, told USA Today. “Now we’re here, and we’re …
  • States might turn to legalized gambling with budgets rocked by coronavirus

    States might turn to legalized gambling with budgets rocked by coronavirus

    The coronavirus pandemic could lead to a quicker expansion of sports betting and internet gambling in the US as states deal with huge budget deficits and look for new tax revenue wherever they can find it. Most major sports remain shut down due to the virus, but European soccer and Asian baseball have begun play, …
  • Sports bookies are lost during coronavirus

    Sports bookies are lost during coronavirus

    Bruno (he asked us to use his nickname) woke up on March 12 expecting it to be a glorious day. After all, it was his 50th birthday, a milestone in anyone’s life. The sun had a brilliant presence and the waves from the Pacific Ocean pounded along the beach. For a Jersey kid now living …