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Is Betting on WWE Profitable?
August 22, 2017 by Kent Mullins
“Betting on the WWE, but isn’t wrestling fake?” is the thought process 99% of us have when first learning of wagering on WWE events. Despite all of the outcomes being predetermined, yes, you may actually place bets on WWE matches.…
5 College Football Top 25 Teams That Don’t Belong
August 22, 2017 by Matthew Reese
If you weren’t already salivating about the start of the 2017 college football season, the Associated Press served up a tasty appetizer this week with its first Top 25 poll of the campaign. To no one’s surprise, Alabama topped the…
Could Justin Bieber End Up Causing Floyd Mayweather to Lose?
August 22, 2017 by Noah Davis
Justin Bieber was always going to have something to do with the Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. super fight. Considering how huge of an event this is, the person Bieber has painted himself to be and the friendship he’s…
Best Places to Bet on Mayweather vs. McGregor
August 21, 2017 by Jason Lee
We’re now just days away from arguably the biggest fight in the history of boxing, MMA, or any other type of fighting that has ever existed. Floyd “Money” Mayweather, the most decorated boxer in history, will be fighting Conor McGregor,…
AFC Divisional Betting Preview
August 21, 2017 by Philip Andrews
There are a few things in life that seem automatic; death, taxes, sunrises and sunsets, and the Patriots winning the AFC East. This year should be more of the same as the New England Patriots are the easily the most…
Poker Strategy: How Opening Ranges Have Evolved And How to Adjust – Part One
August 21, 2017 by Jason Lee
If you’ve ever gotten your hands on any poker book from the last 20 years, the first section is almost always dedicated to pre-flop opening hand ranges. Sometimes they’ll give you a chart and tell you exactly what to play…
Earlier Odds and Higher Limits Now at Bovada and Bodog
August 21, 2017 by Lu Ann Wall
Players thought it would never happen, but Betting Partners has just announced some significant changes to their Bovada and Bodog sportsbook services. If you’ve previously visited the sites or have read any of the forums regarding these US and Canadian…
The Problems with Most Online Casino Reviews
August 20, 2017 by Jason Lee
What’s the first thing you do when you’re looking to buy something or sign up for a new program? You hit the internet for reviews or ask your friends for reviews. Why? Because reviews are a great way to protect…
2017 NHL Odds: 5 Early Sleepers That Could Win It All
August 19, 2017 by Matthew Reese
It’s only been about 6 weeks since the Pittsburgh Penguins hoisted the Stanley Cup, but it’s already time to start thinking about who will be next to claim hockey’s holy grail. Unlike the old days, when players retreated to their…
The Ultimate Casino Games Cheat Sheet
August 18, 2017 by Randy Ray
Sometimes you don’t want to read a blog post about casino games with a lot of explanatory text. Sometimes you just need a cheat sheet to help you choose a game to play. Or maybe you need a cheat sheet…
Earlier Odds and Higher Limits Now at Bovada and Bodog
August 21, 2017 by Lu Ann Wall
Players thought it would never happen, but Betting Partners has just announced some significant changes to their Bovada and Bodog sportsbook services. If you’ve previously visited the sites or have read any of the forums regarding these US and Canadian…
Will Colin Kaepernick Find a New Team Before a Trump Cabinet Member Leaves Office? 4 Trump/NFL Prop Bets to Consider
August 18, 2017 by Taylor Smith
Some people say politics and sports need not mix. Politics can be a harsh reality at times, while sports exist to serve as a break from reality for most people. There are plenty of examples of politics mixing with sports,…
Mark Zuckerberg and 5 Candidates to Be Elected President in 2020
August 17, 2017 by Taylor Smith
Almost immediately after Donald Trump won the presidential election last November, many turned their focus to 2020. Sure, we’re still only about a half-year into President Trump’s term in office, but the ‘20 election is going to be a doozy…
Current Best Sportsbook Promotions You Need to Take Advantage Of
August 16, 2017 by Noah Davis
There are a handful of things you should really care about when gambling online. First, you always want to be safe. Whether that means choosing a site you trust or just keeping yourself in line, you always want to make…
Will Joe Biden Punch Donald Trump in the Face? 7 Donald Trump Prop Bets to Consider
August 15, 2017 by Taylor Smith
Since Donald Trump took office as President of the United States back in January, an awful lot has happened. His national security advisor resigned after less than a month. His attorney general recused himself from anything related to the Russia…
What the Bitcoin Split Means for Online Gambling
August 14, 2017 by Kent Mullins
If you gamble using Bitcoin, you’re definitely wondering what this split means not only for the online gambling world, but also what it means for you personally. Read on to find out more about the split, the new currency and…
Earlier Odds and Higher Limits Now at Bovada and Bodog
August 21, 2017 by Lu Ann Wall
Players thought it would never happen, but Betting Partners has just announced some significant changes to their Bovada and Bodog sportsbook services. If you’ve previously visited the sites or have read any of the forums regarding these US and Canadian…
Gambling Industry Payout Report For July 2017
August 3, 2017 by Noah Davis
Payout Report Overview BetOnline A+ Bovada A+ Bookmaker.eu A+ Ignition CasinoA Sportsbetting.agA GT BetsA Slots.lv C+ Las Vegas USA C- Planet 7 D+ Topbet D+ Another month has come and gone in the online gambling world. Hopefully that’s led to huge…
Gambling Industry Payout Report For June 2017
July 3, 2017 by Kody Miller
Payout Report Overview BetOnline A+ Bovada A+ Bookmaker.eu A+ Sportsbetting.agA GT BetsA Ignition CasinoA Slots.lv C+ Topbet C+ Las Vegas USA C Planet 7 D+ May gave us a chance to take a closer, extended look at a few new sites…
Gambling Industry Payout Report For May 2017
June 1, 2017 by Kody Miller
Payout Report Overview BetOnline A+ Bovada A+ Bookmaker.eu A+ Sportsbetting.agA+ GT BetsA Ignition CasinoA Slots.lv C+ Las Vegas USA D+ Planet 7 D+ Topbet D+ Another month has passed and we’re back to check on some of our favorite sportsbooks and…
Nevada eSports Gambling Legalization
June 1, 2017 by Taylor Smith
Last weekend, Nevada governor Brian Sandoval officially signed a bill that makes wagering on professional video gaming, known as eSports, legal within state lines. Senate Bill 240, which was written up by Nevada senator Becky Harris, makes an amendment to…
Bet365 Million Pound Spectacular…Did Someone Say a Million Quid?
May 4, 2017 by Kory Walker
The month of May is going to be a fun one for players over at bet365, and thankfully it’s not too late to get in on the action. What are we talking about? We’re talking about the £1,000,000 Spectacular promotion…
5 College Football Top 25 Teams That Don’t Belong
August 22, 2017 by Matthew Reese
If you weren’t already salivating about the start of the 2017 college football season, the Associated Press served up a tasty appetizer this week with its first Top 25 poll of the campaign. To no one’s surprise, Alabama topped the…
AFC Divisional Betting Preview
August 21, 2017 by Philip Andrews
There are a few things in life that seem automatic; death, taxes, sunrises and sunsets, and the Patriots winning the AFC East. This year should be more of the same as the New England Patriots are the easily the most…
Super Bowl 52: Will The New England Patriots Repeat?
August 18, 2017 by Matthew Reese
Predicting the champion of the National Football League is no easy task. Especially in the modern era, during which only 1 team (the 2004-05 Patriots) has successfully repeated as NFL champion since the turn of the century. So it’s pretty…
2017 NFL Divisional Bets: NFC South
August 17, 2017 by Peter Brooks
*This is part 6 of a 6 part series. See AFC East here, NFC East here, AFC North here, NFC North here, and AFC South here. Across the nation – nay, across the world – NFL fans can feel it:…
Early NHL Odds: Which Favorites Can’t Be Trusted?
August 17, 2017 by Matthew Reese
It’s still a month or so before NHL training camps begin, but we can already get a pretty good sense of what teams will look like this season. The flurry of transactions following the start of free agency in early…
NFL Props: Will Eddie Lacy Start for Seahawks in Week One?
August 17, 2017 by Noah Davis
The things we can bet on as sports fans are kind of incredible. Actually, just the things we can bet on in any regard are kind of crazy. I mean, Donald Trump prop bets are a thing. Those exist. Some…
Is Betting on WWE Profitable?
August 22, 2017 by Kent Mullins
“Betting on the WWE, but isn’t wrestling fake?” is the thought process 99% of us have when first learning of wagering on WWE events. Despite all of the outcomes being predetermined, yes, you may actually place bets on WWE matches.…
Poker Strategy: How Opening Ranges Have Evolved And How to Adjust – Part One
August 21, 2017 by Jason Lee
If you’ve ever gotten your hands on any poker book from the last 20 years, the first section is almost always dedicated to pre-flop opening hand ranges. Sometimes they’ll give you a chart and tell you exactly what to play…
The Ultimate Casino Games Cheat Sheet
August 18, 2017 by Randy Ray
Sometimes you don’t want to read a blog post about casino games with a lot of explanatory text. Sometimes you just need a cheat sheet to help you choose a game to play. Or maybe you need a cheat sheet…
7 Casino Comps Secrets You Didn’t Know (But Should Learn)
August 14, 2017 by Randy Ray
You don’t have to be an advantage player to get comps at a casino. Almost any player with a little money, some common sense, and a lot of know-how can get free lodging, food, entertainment, and travel from casinos. The…
Basic Tips to Make Money Betting on eSports
August 12, 2017 by Gary Mills
With the eSports scene seemingly exploding more and more by the day, casual viewers or sports bettors looking for new earning opportunities are starting to see value in the industry. While for most, betting on eSports is merely another way…
Are Free Spin Bonuses Really That Great?
August 9, 2017 by Jason Lee
Most of us have been raised to know that free is good. Free food? Yes, please. Free tickets? Awesome. The thing is though, when it comes to free money or anything in that realm, our spidey senses turn on and…
Is Betting on WWE Profitable?
August 22, 2017 by Kent Mullins
“Betting on the WWE, but isn’t wrestling fake?” is the thought process 99% of us have when first learning of wagering on WWE events. Despite all of the outcomes being predetermined, yes, you may actually place bets on WWE matches.…
5 College Football Top 25 Teams That Don’t Belong
August 22, 2017 by Matthew Reese
If you weren’t already salivating about the start of the 2017 college football season, the Associated Press served up a tasty appetizer this week with its first Top 25 poll of the campaign. To no one’s surprise, Alabama topped the…
Could Justin Bieber End Up Causing Floyd Mayweather to Lose?
August 22, 2017 by Noah Davis
Justin Bieber was always going to have something to do with the Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. super fight. Considering how huge of an event this is, the person Bieber has painted himself to be and the friendship he’s…
Best Places to Bet on Mayweather vs. McGregor
August 21, 2017 by Jason Lee
We’re now just days away from arguably the biggest fight in the history of boxing, MMA, or any other type of fighting that has ever existed. Floyd “Money” Mayweather, the most decorated boxer in history, will be fighting Conor McGregor,…
AFC Divisional Betting Preview
August 21, 2017 by Philip Andrews
There are a few things in life that seem automatic; death, taxes, sunrises and sunsets, and the Patriots winning the AFC East. This year should be more of the same as the New England Patriots are the easily the most…
Earlier Odds and Higher Limits Now at Bovada and Bodog
August 21, 2017 by Lu Ann Wall
Players thought it would never happen, but Betting Partners has just announced some significant changes to their Bovada and Bodog sportsbook services. If you’ve previously visited the sites or have read any of the forums regarding these US and Canadian…
Poker Strategy: How Opening Ranges Have Evolved And How to Adjust – Part One
August 21, 2017 by Jason Lee
If you’ve ever gotten your hands on any poker book from the last 20 years, the first section is almost always dedicated to pre-flop opening hand ranges. Sometimes they’ll give you a chart and tell you exactly what to play…
The Problems with Most Online Casino Reviews
August 20, 2017 by Jason Lee
What’s the first thing you do when you’re looking to buy something or sign up for a new program? You hit the internet for reviews or ask your friends for reviews. Why? Because reviews are a great way to protect…
The Ultimate Casino Games Cheat Sheet
August 18, 2017 by Randy Ray
Sometimes you don’t want to read a blog post about casino games with a lot of explanatory text. Sometimes you just need a cheat sheet to help you choose a game to play. Or maybe you need a cheat sheet…
7 Casino Comps Secrets You Didn’t Know (But Should Learn)
August 14, 2017 by Randy Ray
You don’t have to be an advantage player to get comps at a casino. Almost any player with a little money, some common sense, and a lot of know-how can get free lodging, food, entertainment, and travel from casinos. The…
Casino Pit Boss – Pit Manager Job Requirements, Salary, Training and More
August 13, 2017 by Matthew Reese
So, you’re interested in becoming a casino pit boss, are you? There’s good money to be earned, that’s for sure. But only if you’re willing to start from the bottom and work your way up. You might even have to…
Are Free Spin Bonuses Really That Great?
August 9, 2017 by Jason Lee
Most of us have been raised to know that free is good. Free food? Yes, please. Free tickets? Awesome. The thing is though, when it comes to free money or anything in that realm, our spidey senses turn on and…
2017 Royal Ascot Day 5
June 13, 2017 by Ben Archer
*This is Part 5 of the Royal Ascot Series. You can read Parts 1 through 4 here: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 The final day of Royal Ascot gets underway with the Listed CHESHAM STAKES and the…
Royal Ascot Day 4 – June 23, 2017
June 12, 2017 by Ben Archer
*This is Part 4 of the Royal Ascot Series. You can read Part 1 here, Part 2 here, and Part 3 here. The fourth day of Royal Ascot begins with the Albany Stakes, a 6f event for two-year-old fillies, and…
127 Horse Racing Terms Defined and Explained
June 10, 2017 by Randy Ray
Exact numbers for worldwide horse race betting aren’t published, but it’s safe to say that it’s well into the billions of dollars. The Kentucky Derby had over 193 million bet on it in 2016 and the Belmont Stakes had over…
Belmont Stakes 2017: Background, Current Odds and Our Prediction
June 10, 2017 by Jason Lee
This weekend marks the 149th running of the Belmont Stakes thoroughbred horse race! It is known in the industry as the “Test of the Champion” as it is the third and final race in the prestigious Triple Crown of thoroughbred…
Royal Ascot Day 3 – June 22, 2017
June 9, 2017 by Ben Archer
*This is Part 3 of the Royal Ascot Series. You can read Part 1 here and Part 2 here. The third day at Royal Ascot is the jewel in the crown, for it features the race the whole meeting centers…
Royal Ascot Day 2 – June 21, 2017
June 7, 2017 by Ben Archer
The second day begins with the Group 3 JERSEY STAKES which has a rich tradition of providing exciting finishes, and last year was no exception when Ribchester came fast and last to score. This year’s renewal has DREAM CASTLE at…