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NFL Championship Exactas

By Aaron Oster | Jan 19, 2023

We’re down to the divisional round of the playoffs and Circa Sports still has plenty of way to bet the NFL Playoffs. While a lot of the value in betting individual teams has disappeared, there’s still at least one interesting way to bet the playoffs while getting a big potential payout while just making one bet. And that’s betting the possible NFL Championship Exacta. Instead of simply betting the Chiefs to win it all at +290, if you think the 49ers are going to be their opponent in the Big Game, you can bet that a much juicier +825. Every…

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Circa Sports Million IV & Survivor Pro Football Contests

The Final Sweat For Survivor and Million

By Aaron Oster | Jan 8, 2023

Greetings from the world’s largest sportsbook at Circa Resort and Casino. Today is the final day for sweating out games in both Survivor and Million. I’ll be bringing you all the live action, where some of our contestants will be sweating out their final day of games as they look to bring home the prize. You can find the games that our leaders are on in Million here: Circa-Sports-Million-IV-Week-18-Leader-Selections-1.pdf (   8:24 – Utter jubilation. What little restraint that was left completely disappeared after DJ Chark caught the 4th down pass for a first down. Hugs, jumping. I think I’ve…

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Circa Sports Million IV & Survivor Pro Football Contests

Circa | Sports Million IV & Circa Survivor Pro Football Contests

By Circa Sports | May 17, 2022

It’s that time of year again! After an unprecedented $11 million payout for the 2021-22 season, Circa Million and Circa Survivor both return for another year for an even bigger payout. At a guaranteed $12 million payout, no rake, this year’s pro football contests promise the largest payout ever. Get ready for the Circa | Sports Million IV, where you’ll have another chance to tackle the big money with a $1 million top prize and quarterly prizes during the season. And that’s not all. The Circa Survivor challenge is back for its third year. Think you’re a pro football expert?…

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By Circa Sports | May 9, 2022

WAUKEGAN, ILL. – Las Vegas-based Circa Sports will expand its operations to Illinois in collaboration with Full House Resorts’ (Nasdaq: FLL) upcoming American Place, a destination entertainment casino under construction in Waukegan, Illinois. This will expand Circa Sports’ footprint to its fourth state, following Nevada, Iowa and Colorado. “We are thrilled to introduce our industry-leading sports betting and hospitality experience to Illinois,” said Circa Sports founder and CEO Derek Stevens. “We have developed incredible relationships with Midwest bettors at our Las Vegas casinos, so to bring our product to the great state of Illinois is a major milestone for us.”…

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By Circa Sports | Apr 19, 2022

Sports Betting Brand from CEO Derek Stevens to Operate Sportsbook at New Sparks Casino LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas-based sports betting venture Circa Sports will expand its operations to northern Nevada in collaboration with Olympia Gaming’s new Legends Bay Casino. This will include a state-of-the-art sportsbook for the new property, slated to open in Sparks in summer 2022. “Legends Bay Casino will be a landmark opening for northern Nevada, and we are thrilled to partner with Olympia Gaming to introduce our brand to a new part of the state,” said Circa Sports CEO Derek Stevens. “We look forward to bringing…

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Basketball Player During Basketball Tournament

Matt Metcalf: How College Basketball Betting Changed My Life

By Matt Metcalf @MMpact | Mar 10, 2022

The year was 1995, it was the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, and I was a novice bettor who wanted more than anything to figure out how to make big money betting sports. I loved betting basketball, but I was awful at the objective, winning bets. I watched college sports nonstop, had tons of opinions, and more than anything I believed in luck. The luck part of this equation was made substantially worse due to what I now recognize as a moderate case of OCD. This was made extremely evident by the fact that I wholeheartedly believed that lining up my…

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Sportsbook Manager Chris Bennett on Super Bowl LVI Props

By Circa Sports | Feb 7, 2022

Circa Sports Sportsbook Manager Chris Bennett joins the Covers Daily live broadcast to discuss Circa Sports’ Super Bowl LVI props menu and his approach to making odds for Super Bowl props.

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Assistant Sportsbook Manager Jeff Davis on Be Better Bettors

By Circa Sports | Jan 25, 2022

Circa Sports Assistant Sportsbook Manager Jeff Davis joins the Be Better Bettors podcast to discuss his career in sports betting and his approach to bookmaking and oddsmaking.

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2021 Circa Survivor Pro Football Contest Winners

2021 Circa Sports Million & Circa Survivor Football Contest Recap

By Circa Sports | Jan 19, 2022

The 2021 Circa Sports Million III and Circa Survivor pro football contests were quite the ride. Between the two contests, a total of 8,167 entrants vied for a total prize pool of $6,007,000. After an exciting NFL season, the 21 large checks that are being given out are well deserved. Circa Sports awarded $11M to the winners of its record-setting Circa Survivor and Circa Sports Million III pro football contests, which concluded on January 9. Every year just seems to get better and better! Marking the largest legal football survivor contest in the world, Circa Survivor awarded five winners a…

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Sportsbook Operations Manager Jeff Benson on Covers Daily

By Circa Sports | Jan 13, 2022

Operations Manager Jeff Benson joins Covers Daily to discuss Circa Sports’ approach to the sports betting industry, NFL predictions, and more.

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