TheLines Podcast Episode 6: A Golden Fairytale And An NBA Snoozer

Posted By Brett Collson on May 31, 2018 - Last Updated on September 10, 2020

In Episode 6 of TheLines Podcast, Matt Brown, Dustin Gouker and Brett Collson break down the latest news in the world of sports betting. This week saw the start of the Stanley Cup and NBA Finals, and betting interest in the two events seems to have swapped positions in 2018. We also catch up on the latest sports betting legislation news in key states.

Show Timestamps

  • 1:03 — How many burner accounts do we all have?
  • 3:28 — Are the NBA Finals even worth betting on?
  • 6:14 — The Vegas Golden Knights are the sports (and gambling) story of the year
  • 10:42 — A really dumb article about betting on high school sporting events
  • 13:45 — The NHL commissioner finally comments on legal online sportsbooks and “integrity fees”
  • 18:52 — STATE WATCH! The latest in Delaware, Illinois, Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey
  • 24:15 — How to make sports handicapping contests better
  • 32:45 — The World Series of Poker is underway in Las Vegas

Have thoughts about the podcast? Anything you’d like us to discuss next week? Reach out to us on Twitter at @TheLinesUS or individually at @MattBrownM2, @BrettCollson and @DustinGouker.

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Brett Collson is the managing editor of With more than 10 years of experience in the gambling industry, Brett has covered poker, sports betting, and daily fantasy sports extensively. He also spent several years reporting on Major League Baseball and college basketball in Philadelphia. He now resides in Buffalo, NY.

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