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Christopher Boan covers sports betting and casino gambling for U.S. Betting Report. He has reported on sports and sports betting in Arizona for nearly a decade, including stops at ArizonaSports.com, the Tucson Weekly and the Green Valley News.
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What Seed Will UConn Basketball Be In NCAA Tournament?

Christopher Boan
It has been 17 years since an NCAA men’s basketball team hoisted a second straight national championship trophy, with Billy Donovan’s Florida Gators teams of 2006 and 2007 the last to do so. But can fans and legal online sports betting customers look for another repeat champ in 2024? Coach......
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NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Cinderellas: Where Do They Come From?

Christopher Boan
Each year, one or more college basketball teams find their footing under the blinding lights of March Madness. That gives the nation a plucky underdog to root for amid the legal online sportsbooks fervor for the 68-team men’s NCAA Tournament. Whether it was the Steph Curry-led Davidson Wildcats of 2008,......
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NFL Scouting Combine 2024: Fastest NFL 40 Yard Dash Odds

Christopher Boan
At the end of February, we’ll get to see hundreds of NFL Draft hopefuls perform a series of football-centric drills on the field of the Indianapolis Colts. The NFL Scouting Combine 2024 starts the clock on the spring’s most famous football spectacle. That’s because the draft hopefuls will be doing......
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Super Bowl 58 Rosters: Which Colleges Are Most Represented?

Christopher Boan
This year, like each year, millions of Americans will watch Super Bowl 58 rosters with rooting interest in one team or another. But allegiances will stretch back before any of the players in the Feb. 11 game were members of the San Francisco 49ers or Kansas City Chiefs – or......
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September National Sports Betting Handle Shatters Record  

Christopher Boan
Now that we know what Illinois’ September handle finished up at, we can officially declare the ninth month of the year a historic one for American legal sports betting operators, with $11.547 billion in total handle across the more than 30 states and Washington D.C. with some form of legalized......
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Coach of The Year: Which CFB Head Coach Has Been The Best In 2023?

Christopher Boan
Few coaches have exemplified the mantra of building their team from the ground up quite like Jonathan Smith of Oregon State football, who has helped his alma mater go from CFB laughingstock to CFP contender this fall.  He’s helped out quite a few using college football betting sites as well. While......
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MLB Trade Rumors: Corbin Burnes Next Team Odds

Christopher Boan
Few MLB starters are likely to command the level of leaguewide interest that veteran righty Corbin Burnes of the Milwaukee Brewers will this offseason.   Fresh off his third consecutive season with 3.5-plus WAR and third straight with 200-plus strikeouts, Burnes is slated to see a big payday this offseason —......
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Week 9 ESPN College Gameday Guest Picker Odds: Oregon at Utah 

Christopher Boan
Two of the hottest teams in college football will square off in the foothills of the Wasatch this weekend, with ESPN’s premier pregame show making the trek to Salt Lake City to take in the occasion. All of the best college football betting sites will have their eyes on this......
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Connecticut Online Casino, Sports Betting Handles Soar in September 

Christopher Boan
The first month of football season reaped instantaneous rewards for Connecticut’s sports betting operators, while the Constitution State’s iGaming handle jumped double digits as well during September.   Overall, the total handle for Connecticut sportsbooks was $180,954,956 in September, which climbed 98.2% from August ($91,316,807), while the state’s mobile sports betting......