About the Author

Dan Holmes

Dan Holmes has written three books about sports. He previously worked for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Major League Baseball. He enjoys writing, running, and lemon bars. He lives near Lake Michigan with his daughters and usually has an orange cream soda nearby.

Best Super Bowl 57 Odds in Arizona

February 12, 2023 | By: Dan Holmes

For the first time in history, the Super Bowl is being played in a state with legal sports betting. Arizona is not only the most beautiful place for the Super Bowl, but it’s also the most BETiful. This Sunday, an expected audience of more than 90 million will tune in to watch the Kansas City […]

Durant Trade Lifts Suns to +450 to Win First NBA Finals

February 10, 2023 | By: Dan Holmes

The Phoenix Suns made a shocking deal at the trade deadline that secured four-time scoring champion, Kevin Durant. As a result, oddsmakers have lifted the Suns to the favorite to win the Western Conference. After Durant joined, BetMGM had Phoenix priced at +450 to win its first NBA title, and DraftKings priced them at +425. […]

Super Bowl 57 Events in Phoenix

February 4, 2023 | By: Dan Holmes

It’s been eight years since Arizona hosted the Super Bowl, the biggest sporting event in America. But here it is again, in the heart of the beautiful southwest, and Phoenix will be hosting many events associated with the NFL’s spectacle, Super Bowl LVII. Super Bowl 57 Odds   Want to make a wager on Super […]

The Ultimate Guide to Super Bowl Events in Scottsdale

January 20, 2023 | By: Dan Holmes

Whether you’re planning to visit Arizona for the Super Bowl, which will be played at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, or you’re a local, there are oodles of things to do leading up to the NFL’s big game. That same week, Phoenix will be hosting the annual Waste Management Phoenix Open. This means there will […]

Best San Francisco 49ers Bars in Arizona

January 12, 2023 | By: Dan Holmes

More than any season in recent memory, it feels as if the NFC is up for grabs in the NFL Playoffs. That’s why many San Francisco 49ers fans are already sending out “save the date” invites for a possible Super Bowl 57 party.  The 49ers, led by the top-ranked defense in the league, are priced […]

Vrbo Fiesta Bowl: Michigan vs TCU Betting Odds

December 22, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes
Looking for the latest Michigan vs TCU betting odds? It will no doubt be a popular game to bet on. The Vrbo Fiesta Bowl takes on increased luster when the No. 2 Michigan Wolverines and No. 3 Texas Christian University Horned Frogs meet with a place in the College Football Playoff National Championship. Oddsmakers have [...]

Phoenix Resident Wins Largest AZ Table Games Jackpot at Gila River

December 11, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

When your brother says you need to get out of the house, you should listen. That’s the lesson from Luis Rodriguez Gomez, a 21-year-old Phoenix man who visited Gila River Resorts & Casinos Lone Butte in early December and hit a jackpot worth $1,100,075 playing Blackjack. Gomez was only at Gila River because his older […]

Best Philadelphia Eagles Bars in Arizona

December 6, 2022 | By: Dan Holmes

When you are miles away from your hometown, only two things can make you feel great: a care package from mom or your favorite football team playing in Super Bowl 57 on a TV screen the size of an RV. For Philadelphia Eagles fans in Arizona, outside of Philly cheesesteaks being dropped by drone delivery, […]