It was another eventful week in the world of gambling.
In this installment of the weekly roundup from US Bets, we’re giving you a rundown of some of the more interesting news nuggets from the world of sports betting and beyond.
Also, be sure to check out Sports Handle for its weekly news recap, “Get a Grip.”
Lakers trade improves NBA championship odds
Lakers' NBA title odds improved from 5-1 to 4-1 after Westbrook trade @BetMGM books.
Nets remain the consensus favorites.
— David Payne Purdum (@DavidPurdum) July 30, 2021
Lynch signs with BetMGM as brand man
Beast Mode activated 🦁
Welcome to the BetMGM team, @MoneyLynch! pic.twitter.com/OyKgktFZVa
— BetMGM 🦁 (@BetMGM) July 28, 2021
USA Today Network inks sports betting partnership
Today we announced that @tipico will be our exclusive sports betting and iGaming provider! Our 46 million+ USA TODAY NETWORK sports fans can become even more invested in the games and sports they care about with analysis, betting insights, odds and more! https://t.co/AHhcC5ZerV pic.twitter.com/Amas0HtCg7
— Gannett (@Gannett) July 27, 2021
At least one sportsbook refunds Biles bets
With Simone Biles' withdrawal, we are refunding all "over 4.5 gold medal" bets on her. pic.twitter.com/70gI7PPadu
— DraftKings Sportsbook (@DKSportsbook) July 28, 2021
Lottery player carried $39m ticket around for weeks
Well at least she figured it out! LOL! https://t.co/y9weNeMpAM
— Jennifer Bellamy (@JBellamyTV) July 29, 2021
Rodgers decision instantly improves division odds
Aaron Rodgers reported to Training Camp this morning for Green Bay.
As a result, Green Bay's odds to win the division have shifted from +140 to -120 according to Caesars Sportsbook by Williams Hill.
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) July 27, 2021
Bettor claims WynnBET was slow with cash-out
1) Here's my WynnBet Colorado story, in which I went to Gaming to get paid.
I was in Colorado to hike, play cards, driving through to the East coast. So, yeah, I decided to grind promos while I was there.
Wynn had a $500 risk-free bet; I funded, bet, won, requested a pay out.
— truepokerjoe (@truepokerjoe) July 29, 2021
Caesars gets name on NFL stadium in Louisiana
New Orleans Saints and Caesars Entertainment Announce Partnership: Stadium Rebranded as Caesars Superdomehttps://t.co/wNjOkytxcS
— Alfonso Straffon 🇨🇷🇺🇸🇲🇽 (@astraffon) July 26, 2021