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Brant James

Brant James has written for SI.com, ESPN.com, USA TODAY and the Tampa Bay Times, among other publications.
William Hill Buys CG Technology Assets to Expand in Vegas

William Hill Buys CG Technology Assets to Expand in Vegas

William Hill further consolidates its holding in Las Vegas by purchasing the "sportsbooks assets" held by CG Technology.

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Cowboys vs. Patriots Could be Most Bet Game of NFL Season

Cowboys vs. Patriots Could be Most Bet Game of NFL Season

The NFL’s two most popular – and polarizing – teams, the New England Patriots and the Dallas Cowboys, meet in NFL Week 12 on national TV. NFL betting dollars are sure to follow.

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MLB Integrity Claim Weak Unless Astros Pay For Sign Stealing

MLB Integrity Claim Weak Unless Astros Pay For Sign Stealing

The Houston Astros are accused of electronically stealing signs during their World Series championship winning 2017 campaign.

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What Can Bettors and Oddsmakers Learn From Seahawks-49ers?

What Can Bettors and Oddsmakers Learn From Seahawks-49ers?

The Seattle Seahawks beat the San Francisco 49ers on Monday in a thriller. What can we deduce going forward with the odds on these two teams?

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DraftKings Joins Pennsylvania Online Sports Betting Roster

DraftKings Joins Pennsylvania Online Sports Betting Roster

The sportsbook and daily fantasy sports company will be fully online on Thursday in the keystone State, giving Pennsylvania sports bettors another option.

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Betting With Feeling: More Bettors Leading To Wilder Wagers

Betting With Feeling: More Bettors Leading To Wilder Wagers

As legal sports betting spreads, a fair number of fans are laying however much their beloved teams are favored by and assembling crazy parlays. Even veteran bookmakers are amazed at some of the action they are seeing.

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Will NBA Deal Let DraftKings Capitalize on Advanced Data?

Will NBA Deal Let DraftKings Capitalize on Advanced Data?

DraftKings becomes the sixth official betting partner of the NBA, allowing the company to use league marks and perhaps giving the sportsbook a leg up if the NBA plans to develop enhanced data for wagering.

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Can Sports Betting Spread Aid Ailing Thoroughbred Industry?

Can Sports Betting Spread Aid Ailing Thoroughbred Industry?

Partimutuel betting in the modern age does not hold a lot of appeal for bettors who are increasingly used to concrete and better options. So how can horse racing cope and still deal with its other problems?

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Astros’ World Series Loss Closes Book on Mattress Mack Saga

Astros’ World Series Loss Closes Book on Mattress Mack Saga

Houston mega-bettor Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale failed to cash in on his bet on the Astros' World Series title Wednesday night.

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DraftKings Soft Launch in Pennsylvania Set For Nov. 4

DraftKings Soft Launch in Pennsylvania Set For Nov. 4

The company’s online product in the Keystone State makes Pennsylvania the fourth state to offer DraftKings as an online sportsbook.

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Is Artificial Intelligence Secret to Cracking Betting Code?

Is Artificial Intelligence Secret to Cracking Betting Code?

As companies seek better and more precise sports betting data, bettors can take advantage, if they know how.

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Yahoo Brings Content, Fantasy User Base To MGM Betting Deal

Yahoo Brings Content, Fantasy User Base To MGM Betting Deal

Yahoo Brings Content, Fantasy User Base To MGM Betting Deal

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