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After a gloomy six-week stretch in which the return of sports seemed like an unreachable fantasy, May has ushered in optimism and bettors are finally starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel. UFC returns this Saturday. Then NASCAR and the PGA follow suit in the coming weeks.
Even better, we finally got some good news about the first "major sport" returning. Reports surfaced Wednesday that MLB is planning on sending a "return to baseball" proposal to the players union sometime in the next few days. According to ESPN’s Jeff Passan, spring training could return in mid-June with the regular season kicking off as soon as July 1. READ MORE.
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Action heats up in Las Vegas
Yes, we hit 100 degrees in Las Vegas for the first time in 2020, but that’s not what I mean.
With the return of higher-profile sports, sportsbooks here are re-opening their apps and taking unprecedented measures to sign up new customers and take new deposits.
The South Point opened its app on Wednesday and took new customers and deposits in front of the hotel. DETAILS HERE.
Circa Sports is doing the same downtown at the Golden Gate, starting today. DETAILS HERE.
The Westgate SuperBook is re-opening its app on today. DETAILS HERE.
To be clear, casinos aren’t open and there is no date set, pending the governor’s decision. Nevada sportsbooks still require new signups in person and only recently allowed for deposits directly into an app.
Just in time for the NFL schedule announcement at 8 tonight (ET), the South Point rolled out some new props. BETTING SHEETS.
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