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New Mexico Fort Still Apache tribe recognized

16th annual Tiger Jam at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino April 08, 2014 by H. Scot Krause

Poker Deals | Grammy-nominated pop rock band OneRepublic will headline the 16th annual Tiger Jam at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. The two-day charity event hosted by Tiger Woods combines world-class golf, high-stakes poker.

NCAA final: Dogs over Cats, UConn the champs April 08, 2014 by Staff & Wire Reports

Connecticut became the first 7 seed to win the NCAA men’s basketball title. The Huskies completed an historic run with a 60-54 victory over No. 8 Kentucky.

Daily Wager with Weekend Warrior April 08, 2014 by Mark Mayer

V.I.P. Daily Wager with Weekend Warrior | Daily wagering selection from the Weekend Warrior.

NBA Basketball Play of the Day April 08, 2014 by GT Staff

V.I.P. NBA Basketball Play of the Day | Houston Rockets at Los Angeles Lakers game is analyzed.

GamingToday's Consensus Picks April 08, 2014 by GT Staff

V.I.P. GamingToday’s Consensus Picks | We put our heads together to find some great plays today.

Guaranteed Tip Sheet Horse Betting Tips April 08, 2014 by Chris ORorke

V.I.P. Guaranteed Tip Sheet is providing today’s horse racing betting tips from Parx Racing.

Why not a 4th Masters win for Phil Mickelson April 08, 2014 by Brady Kannon

The 78th Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. The biggest name in golf, Tiger Woods. Since then, defending champion Adam Scott, three-time winner, Phil Mickelson, and Rory McIlroy have been installed as the favorites.

Riverboat Roulette makes debut at Golden Gate Hotel April 08, 2014 by Mark Mayer

Pokin' Around | “We have a unique history of roulette in the casino so Riverboat Roulette was a perfect fit for us,” said Mark Brandenburg, president and co-owner of Golden Gate Hotel & Casino. 

Insights to help anyone become a professional poker player April 08, 2014 by Robert Turner

Beyond the Numbers | I have gained some insights along the way that might help anyone considering becoming a professional poker player. Like any endeavor in life it is necessary to be fully aware before making such a life-changing decision.

NBA basketball season has only one week remaining April 08, 2014 by Jim Feist

Feist Facts | There is a week to go in the NBA regular season. This means there are professional athletes who will be going on vacation in a month, and other players who will be working hard, huffing and puffing 40 minutes per game, right on through until June.

Casino War ranks in top 20 for casino revenue April 08, 2014 by Elliot Frome

Winning Strategies | I doubt any game in the casino is mocked the way Casino War is. We chuckle about people wagering money on a game we play with our kids. But, Casino War is actually one of the top 20 games in terms of revenue. 

The 2014 Major League Baseball season is just one week old April 08, 2014 by Andy Iskoe

V.I.P. The 3-2 Pitch | The 2014 MLB season is just one week old and, of course, it is way too soon to draw any conclusions about the fates of any team based on a sample of less than 10 games.

NBA Playoff picture coming into focus as season ends April 08, 2014 by Andy Iskoe

V.I.P. Bettin' On B-Ball | The grueling marathon that defines the NBA basketball regular season is almost at an end. With just 10 days and a half dozen games or less remaining the NBA Playoff picture is coming into focus.

Two for Tuesday April 08, 2014 by GT Staff

V.I.P. 2 for Tuesday | Cincinnati Reds at St. Louis Cardinals (NL), Texas Rangers at Boston Red Sox (AL), Arizona D’backs at San Francisco Giants (NL), Houston Astros at Toronto Blue Jays (AL).

What better mental challenge is there than playing poker? April 08, 2014 by Irene Edith

Heavenly Poker | “Exercise your brain with acrostics, reading, debating – anything to keep the mind alive.” Examples of acrostics are word puzzles. All these activities serve to challenge the mind. Butler should have mentioned playing poker.

Pacers can't seem to get out of their own way April 08, 2014 by Scott Pritchard

Are You Kidding Me? | This is why we play 82 games. It is a marathon not a sprint, just ask the Indiana Pacers. This team played lights out for the first 50 games or so and now cannot seem to get out of their own way.

Joe's Seafood, Prime Steaks & Stone Crab visit stone cold lock April 08, 2014 by Marco D'Angelo

Best Bites | After a busy morning and early afternoon one tends to get pretty hungry, so I headed on over to the Strip for lunch. I hadn’t been there in a while and actually forgot how good Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steaks & Stone Crab is.

This week we get another special betting event: The Masters April 08, 2014 by Micah Roberts

Vegas Sports Books | This week we get treated to another special betting event: The Masters. The big question here is whether or not there will still be the big public appeal because of no Tiger Woods.

Horses to watch April 08, 2014 by Richard Saber

V.I.P. Horses to Watch | Horse race handicapper Richard Saber selects the best bets at Santa Anita. Maybe your next big winner is here.

Maybe Kentucky Derby has California ending April 08, 2014 by Richard Saber

V.I.P. Getting Rich with Saber | It was 1922 and a California-bred 3-year-old colt nobody wanted by the name of Morvich, trained by Ben Block, was sent off as the 6/5 favorite in that year’s Kentucky Derby.

Top Stories

New Jersey has fined two Atlantic City casinos more than $107,000 for a series of violations including improper use of security guards, allowing people who had banned themselves from casinos to gamble, and other transgressions.

The Breeders’ Cup, the most prestigious event in international horse racing, announced that it is expanding its partnership with NBC Sports Group to televise a series of 18 Breeders’ Cup Challenge races from top tracks in the U.S.

Teams with losing regular-season records in the playoffs are a rich tradition in the NBA, with the Atlanta Hawks (38-44) this year’s ultimate Cinderella. They are the 99th such squad in history to enter the pro hoops tournament with a sub-.500 record.

Vegas Sports Books | The dogs were barking loud over the first weekend of NBA Playoffs action, with four of the eight games being won outright by the underdogs

Real Deals | Arizona Charlie’s Decatur celebrates its 26th anniversary on Tuesday, April 22 with complimentary cake and champagne being served from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. followed by a weeklong “Ice Cream Party Play & Get” promotion through April 30.


Wednesday's NBA playoff action is covered at with betting tips from Jim Feist, including Bobcats at Heat, Mavs at Spurs and Blazers at Rockets.