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May.04.17. Showing and panel at CSN

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Yesterday, May 3rd we had the opportunity to show our documentary in the campus theater of the College of Southern Nevada (CSN) – Henderson. We came upon the invitation of their Living Sociology Club, which relished the idea of meeting

Apr.06.17. Watch our interview with “Hit King” Pete Rose on Vimeo

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Now’s the best time to watch our full interview with Pete Rose following the premiere of our documentary, “Now Place Your Bets” where Pete played a major role. Pete’s interview contains all of the back story and interesting sidelights about his life

Feb.22.17. Narration for the documentary

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Recently, we had the pleasure of recording the voiceover tracks for the documentary with veteran sportscaster Trip Mitchell. Trip is based in Salt Lake City, UT and flew in to do this critical job. He hit it right out of

Nov.22.16. How sports information services came about

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Today’s tout services and sports picks shows online and social media owe their existence to the early show creators and producers who pioneered the genre back in the 1980s. And no one is better at telling how it all started than executive producer

Nov.19.16. Joe D’Amico’s Football Forecast radio show

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Yesterday, I made my way to the Las Vegas site of CBS Sports Radio (1140 AM) to film one of our documentary’s featured handicappers, Joe D’Amico as he recorded his weekly radio show. The program airs each Saturday at 10:30 a.m.

Aug.29.16. Sports betting contest gets rolling

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Last Friday August 26, I paid a visit to the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook to witness the kickoff of their SuperContest weekend. This annual pro football handicapping contest, to my understanding, started in the late eighties and has persisted over the years

Jul.20.16. Horse racing at Del Mar

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Long before sports betting drew national interest with the growth in popularity of the professional sports leagues, people had for decades eagerly flocked to race tracks across the country to lay their bets on horse races. This national pastime has played a pivotal

Jul.05.16. Vegas Dave bets $1 Million on MMA Fight

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I caught a ride with Vegas Dave (Dave Oancea)  tonight as he drove on the Las Vegas Strip. Mainly, I asked him about his recent $1 Million wager on the Tate-Nunes MMA fight slated for Saturday, July 9 at the new

Jul.02.16. Jim Bobbera recounts his days at the Stardust with Lefty Rosenthal

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Not a lot of people can claim working with Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal during the glory days of the Stardust Casino like Jim Bobbera can. From 1968 till 2014, Mr. Bobbera was a fixture of Las Vegas’ marquee casinos  from the Stardust, Dunes

Jun.17.16. Interview with Pinnacle CEO Jessica Davis

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Recently, producer Dennis Tobler and I sat down with no less than Pinnacle CEO Jessica Davis to talk about the history and growth of sports book operations in the Caribbean Islands since the mid-1990s. Ms. Davis started in the industry working for World Wide