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April 24, 2014

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Vegas Play of the Day: Miami Marlins at Washington Nationals

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.

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Vegas Play of the Day: Rays at Royals

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.

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Vegas Play of the Day: Detroit Tigers at Los Angeles Dodgers

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.

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Vegas Play of the Day: White Sox at Rockies

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.

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NCAA Tournament by the odds: Vegas picks and preview of championship game

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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Vegas Play of the Day: Padres at Marlins

Two underdogs got my baseball season off to the right start in the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point and features starting bankrolls of $10,000. I’ll get a little less feisty and back a favorite with the third pick.

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Vegas odds favor Kentucky slightly in national championship

The NCAA Tournament semifinals culminated with one of the most exciting Final Four games in several years Saturday night in Dallas. Monday night’s national championship projects as every bit as gripping and evenly matched according to the early betting line in …

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Vegas Play of the Day: New York Yankees at Toronto

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.

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NCAA Tournament by the odds: Vegas picks and preview of the Final Four

This year’s Final Four counts as a living example of why sports books don’t allow wagers parlaying the winners of the four NCAA Tournament regions. A $100 bet stringing Florida, Wisconsin, Connecticut and Kentucky to reach the national semifinals together would have …

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Vegas Play of the Day: Phoenix at Portland

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.

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Three Vegas long shots face off with Goliath Gators in Final Four

Only two teams in the past decade have overcome odds of 25-to-1 or higher at the beginning of the NCAA Tournament to win the national championship. An event celebrated for upsets has become devoid of them at the tail end of the bracket. No. 7 seed Connecticut, which came out of the East Regional, is the team that could become the biggest underdog to …

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Vegas Play of the Day: SMU vs. Minnesota

I’m going to avoid dipping my toe into baseball until I’m all out of college basketball, which means today I’m going with the NIT Championship.

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Vegas Play of the Day: New York Yankees at Houston

Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from South Point. Our three sports writers started with a $10,000 bankroll — fictional, of course.

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Vegas Play of the Day: Blue Jays at Rays

The time has come for baseball to take over this space. Expect to see a lot of America’s pastime in the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point sports book and features a starting bankroll of $10,000, over the next several months.

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Vegas Play of the Day: Milwaukee at Detroit

Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from South Point. Our three sports writers started with a $10,000 bankroll — fictional, of course.

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