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The Biggest Esports Organizations Right Now
March 21, 2019 by Kenneth Williams
If you’re a traditional sports bettor who’s just now trying out esports, you’re probably confused by the team names. City or state names are rare to see. They’re all just modern cool-sounding phrases like Team SoloMid and Evil Geniuses. Not…
Betting on the 2019 NL MVP Race – Odds, Contenders, and Pick
March 21, 2019 by Michael Wynn
The race for the National League MVP is wide open this year. I legitimately see eight teams who could wind up representing the NL in the 2019 World Series, and I see even more players who have what it takes…
Betting on the 2019 MLS Top Scorer – Odds, Predictions, and Pick
March 21, 2019 by Jerry Summer
The Major League Soccer 2019 season is underway, and we’ve already seen some impressive games. Wayne Rooney scored a stunning hat-trick, and other players have shined with a couple of goals as well. The top scorer chase will be hard…
8 Outrageous Things That Could Happen in Game of Thrones Season 8
March 21, 2019 by Noah Davis
The countdown to the eighth and final season of massive HBO hit Game of Thrones is officially on. That’s actually been the case for some time, but as I write this, it’s past mid-March, and the show’s April 14th return…
Betting on Who Will Win the 2019 AL Cy Young Award
March 21, 2019 by Michael Wynn
The American League is stacked with big-time pitchers everywhere you look. Seriously, the Indians alone have at least four guys who are capable of winning the Cy Young in 2019, and I’d call Shane Bieber the best #5 starter in…
Betting on the 2019 NBA Conference Winners
March 20, 2019 by Elias Wagner
It’s been a very turbulent year for some NBA teams, and although the regular season is nearing an end, there is still enough time for twists and turns on both coasts. Looking at the current standings, I can’t help but…
NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player – Who Will Shine During March Madness 2019?
March 20, 2019 by Noah Davis
The 2019 men’s college basketball tournament gets going this week, prompting sports bettors everywhere to start researching teams and players they’ve previously never heard of. That might be a mild stretch, but seriously, how many Iona games have you watched?…
Betting on the 2019 IPL Winner – Latest Odds and Top Contenders
March 20, 2019 by Dan Roberts
The 12th season of the Indian Premier League starts on Saturday. Cricket fans the world over will be eagerly anticipating the first ball to be bowled in the match between current champions Chennai Super Kings and the Royal Challengers Bangalore.…
Betting on Who Will Win the 2019 NL Cy Young Award
March 20, 2019 by Michael Wynn
It’s almost unfathomable to think that a pitcher could win the NL Cy Young Award if he only won ten games during the season. Well, Jacob deGrom was so nasty in 2018, that’s exactly what he did. If you think…
Predicting What to Expect from Avengers: Endgame
March 20, 2019 by Noah Davis
The official trailer for Avengers: Endgame dropped recently, and I have chills. I don’t want to give anything away to those who aren’t caught up in Marvel’s twisted, engrossing universe. But everyone dies. I’m only kidding, but the events that…
Countries You’ve Never Heard of That Offer Online Gambling Licenses
March 19, 2019 by J.W. Paine
If you’re an online gambling aficionado (and why would you be reading this if you weren’t?), you’re already aware that many small nations offer online gambling licenses to boost their respective coffers. You know, for instance, that Malta and Gibraltar…
How Private is Your Online Gambling Activity?
March 9, 2019 by J.W. Paine
Everyone wants to believe their internet activities are private. This is especially true when it comes to online gambling. No-one wants their online gambling activity tracked by third parties. And they definitely don’t want their banking details and other personal…
Betting the 2020 US Presidential Election – Odds, Predictions, and Picks
March 6, 2019 by Elias Wagner
Although we’re still in early 2019, the Democratic party is working hard on establishing its candidates for the 2020 Presidential election. The Republicans hold the White House with President Trump, and he looks like good value for a second term.…
Gambling Law Around the World – A Confederacy of Dunces
March 1, 2019 by J.W. Paine
There’s a hundred and ninety-five new sheriffs in town. The United Nations says there are 195 countries in the world (I wonder if they include the Nation of Islam, the Five-Percent Nation, and Douche Nation among that number…). And each…
Losing Streaks in Gambling – Embracing the Suck
February 20, 2019 by J.W. Paine
No gambler has ever gambled who hasn’t lost at some point. And no gambler who ever gambled has not also had periods of time, sometimes lengthy periods of time, where winning didn’t even seem like a possibility. That’s life, we…
Five Things That the Internet Changed in the Sports Betting Industry
January 21, 2019 by Gary Mills
If you go back in history, you’ll see that betting on the outcomes of competitive contests is older than the idea we have now of civilization itself. Before there were towns or cities, people would bet on who would win…
News Digest March 9 – March 15, 2019
March 19, 2019 by J.W. Paine
Is it still March? Then it must still be Problem Gambling Awareness Month. Along with the sincere and worthwhile efforts of many people, we find the usual overwrought handwringing of governments trying desperately to read the will of the people…
Cryptocurrency Market Update for February 2019 – Currency Prices and Big News Stories
March 13, 2019 by Monica Barker
In the very small amount of historical information that we have for the cryptocurrency market, we can see that February has been an overall positive month in the past. Experts and buyers alike were wondering if February 2019 would line…
Gambling News Digest for March 2-8, 2019
March 11, 2019 by J.W. Paine
Felix the Cat’s bag of tricks had nothing on governmental gambling oversight, as this week’s grab-bag of legislative laffs & gaffs so aptly proves. From the US Department of Justice’s revelation that inappropriate comma usage makes its seven-year-old “hall pass”…
News Digest for February 24 – March 2, 2019
March 4, 2019 by J.W. Paine
It only took us a couple of years to realize that maybe we weren’t the only ones interested in keeping track of what’s going on in the wide world of gambling. Maybe our readers would like to be privy to…
Cryptocurrency Update for January 2019 – Latest Values and Major News
February 4, 2019 by Monica Barker
Happy 2019! After an absolutely dismal 2018, we’re excited to lay out the market’s performance within the very first month of this year. It wasn’t dramatically negative or positive, which we consider a great start to the year. Though many…
Cryptocurrency Market Report for December 2018 – Currency Analysis and Major News Stories
January 7, 2019 by Monica Barker
Well, 2018 was certainly a terrible year for the cryptocurrency market. December’s performance was par for the course, but it did fare a little bit better this month than it has in the past few months. With that being said,…
Betting on the 2019 NL MVP Race – Odds, Contenders, and Pick
March 21, 2019 by Michael Wynn
The race for the National League MVP is wide open this year. I legitimately see eight teams who could wind up representing the NL in the 2019 World Series, and I see even more players who have what it takes…
Betting on the 2019 MLS Top Scorer – Odds, Predictions, and Pick
March 21, 2019 by Jerry Summer
The Major League Soccer 2019 season is underway, and we’ve already seen some impressive games. Wayne Rooney scored a stunning hat-trick, and other players have shined with a couple of goals as well. The top scorer chase will be hard…
Betting on Who Will Win the 2019 AL Cy Young Award
March 21, 2019 by Michael Wynn
The American League is stacked with big-time pitchers everywhere you look. Seriously, the Indians alone have at least four guys who are capable of winning the Cy Young in 2019, and I’d call Shane Bieber the best #5 starter in…
Betting on the 2019 NBA Conference Winners
March 20, 2019 by Elias Wagner
It’s been a very turbulent year for some NBA teams, and although the regular season is nearing an end, there is still enough time for twists and turns on both coasts. Looking at the current standings, I can’t help but…
Betting on the 2019 IPL Winner – Latest Odds and Top Contenders
March 20, 2019 by Dan Roberts
The 12th season of the Indian Premier League starts on Saturday. Cricket fans the world over will be eagerly anticipating the first ball to be bowled in the match between current champions Chennai Super Kings and the Royal Challengers Bangalore.…
Betting on Who Will Win the 2019 NL Cy Young Award
March 20, 2019 by Michael Wynn
It’s almost unfathomable to think that a pitcher could win the NL Cy Young Award if he only won ten games during the season. Well, Jacob deGrom was so nasty in 2018, that’s exactly what he did. If you think…
Why Betting on a #16 Seed at March Madness Is No Longer Crazy
March 17, 2019 by Noah Davis
March Madness has always been a place for the underdog, dramatic flair, and crazy-buzzer beaters. Those wild finishes to games know no bounds. They can come in the first round or stretch all the way to the national championship game.…
Betting the 2019 NCAA Basketball Tournament – 6 Ways to Make Money
March 15, 2019 by Noah Davis
It’s that time of year again. College basketball conference tournaments are getting started and playing a huge hand in finalizing the seeds for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Before long, March Madness will be here in full force, and everyone…
Six Rules for How to Win at Online Keno
February 26, 2019 by J.W. Paine
Among the more sophisticated gamblers, keno enjoys a reputation rivaled only by Big Wheel for having the worst odds, as well as requiring the least amount of skill. Those callous sophisticates seem to think keno requires no real skill. It…
Losing Streaks in Gambling – Embracing the Suck
February 20, 2019 by J.W. Paine
No gambler has ever gambled who hasn’t lost at some point. And no gambler who ever gambled has not also had periods of time, sometimes lengthy periods of time, where winning didn’t even seem like a possibility. That’s life, we…
Seven Common Texas Hold’em Leaks and How to Fix Them
February 2, 2019 by Randy Ray
If you’re like most Texas hold’em players, you probably have leaks you don’t even know about. In case you’re not familiar with the term in relation to poker, a leak is a flaw in how you play the game that…
How to Adapt Your Football Betting for the Super Bowl
January 30, 2019 by Dan Roberts
With the Super Bowl rapidly approaching, many fans and bettors will be doing some last-minute research. The goal is to find some golden nuggets of information to use for the big game wagers. Hopefully, you will already be well clued…
Betting on the 2019 NL MVP Race – Odds, Contenders, and Pick
March 21, 2019 by Michael Wynn
The race for the National League MVP is wide open this year. I legitimately see eight teams who could wind up representing the NL in the 2019 World Series, and I see even more players who have what it takes…
Betting on the 2019 MLS Top Scorer – Odds, Predictions, and Pick
March 21, 2019 by Jerry Summer
The Major League Soccer 2019 season is underway, and we’ve already seen some impressive games. Wayne Rooney scored a stunning hat-trick, and other players have shined with a couple of goals as well. The top scorer chase will be hard…
Betting on Who Will Win the 2019 AL Cy Young Award
March 21, 2019 by Michael Wynn
The American League is stacked with big-time pitchers everywhere you look. Seriously, the Indians alone have at least four guys who are capable of winning the Cy Young in 2019, and I’d call Shane Bieber the best #5 starter in…
Betting on the 2019 NBA Conference Winners
March 20, 2019 by Elias Wagner
It’s been a very turbulent year for some NBA teams, and although the regular season is nearing an end, there is still enough time for twists and turns on both coasts. Looking at the current standings, I can’t help but…
NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player – Who Will Shine During March Madness 2019?
March 20, 2019 by Noah Davis
The 2019 men’s college basketball tournament gets going this week, prompting sports bettors everywhere to start researching teams and players they’ve previously never heard of. That might be a mild stretch, but seriously, how many Iona games have you watched?…
Betting on the 2019 IPL Winner – Latest Odds and Top Contenders
March 20, 2019 by Dan Roberts
The 12th season of the Indian Premier League starts on Saturday. Cricket fans the world over will be eagerly anticipating the first ball to be bowled in the match between current champions Chennai Super Kings and the Royal Challengers Bangalore.…
March 2019 Report on the Latest and Best Online Casino Bonuses
March 18, 2019 by Jerry Summer
The gambling industry and the internet are a match made in heaven for a ton of reasons, and the rapid rise of online casinos proves that. One particularly good result of this is that the competition between the different gambling…
Why You Should Want to Be a Casino High-Roller
March 15, 2019 by J.W. Paine
It’s true what they say, you know. The rich really are different. They may live among us and share some surface characteristics such as number of arms and legs, et cetera, but their ways and customs can seem as different…
Worst Blackjack Games in Las Vegas in 2019
March 14, 2019 by John Mehaffey
There are many great blackjack games in Las Vegas, even on the Strip. However, there are also many tables that should be avoided. Below is the list of the worst blackjack games in the market. This list has been compiled…
Best Las Vegas Blackjack Games in 2019
March 9, 2019 by John Mehaffey
There is constant discussion about the poor quality of Las Vegas blackjack games. Most casinos in tourist areas have 6:5 payouts on many of their low-limit games. However, it is still possible to find some of the best blackjack games…
Online Casinos Regulators – Watching the Watchmen
March 8, 2019 by J.W. Paine
It’s a dirty job, but somebody’s gotta do it. When online gambling first appeared on the internet (roughly at about the exact same instant the internet itself appeared), it was — like pretty much everything else on the internet —…
5 New Table Games in Las Vegas for 2019
March 8, 2019 by John Mehaffey
There are five new table games in Las Vegas for 2019. Vegas is a tough climate to launch a new game. Most do not make it past the first year. The new games I discovered during my 2019 Las Vegas…
Early Betting Preview for the 2019 Dubai World Cup
March 16, 2019 by Gary Garry
The Dubai World Cup offers great money-making opportunities on the big day. This year, the race is going to be held on Saturday, March 30th. Since this is an international race in a faraway place, it can be disconcerting to…
Will a Horse Win the US Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing in 2019?
March 13, 2019 by Gary Garry
Now that spring has sprung, all eyes in the horse racing world are focused on the upcoming 2019 Triple Crown series. To determine if there will be a Triple Crown winner this year, you have to find a solid statistical…
The Road to the 2019 Kentucky Derby
March 6, 2019 by Gary Garry
There are few, if any, American sporting traditions that can rival the Kentucky Derby. The 2019 installment will be the 145th running of the race, and there is some big money on the table. It’s being sponsored by Woodford Reserve,…
Kentucky Derby Betting 2019 – Early Odds, Predictions, and Contender Analysis
January 3, 2019 by Noah Davis
The new year has arrived, and it’s officially 2019, which means it’s already high time horse racing fans started thinking about the Triple Crown. There are other lucrative horse racing betting stops between now and May, but that won’t prevent…
What to Expect from the 2018 Breeders’ Cup – Full Preview with Betting Picks
October 31, 2018 by Jerry Summer
There aren’t many horse racing events bigger than the Breeders’ Cup in the USA, and plenty of people eagerly look forward to it each year. This Grade I Thoroughbred series has been around since 1982 and represents a solid opportunity…
2018 Breeders’ Cup Classic Betting Preview – Sleepers to Consider and My Top Pick
October 19, 2018 by Noah Davis
One of horse racing’s finest events returns next month, as the 2018 Breeders’ Cup Classic prepares to fire off at Churchill Downs on November 3rd. Gun Runner took home first place in 2017, but a new favorite emerges this year…
The Biggest Esports Organizations Right Now
March 21, 2019 by Kenneth Williams
If you’re a traditional sports bettor who’s just now trying out esports, you’re probably confused by the team names. City or state names are rare to see. They’re all just modern cool-sounding phrases like Team SoloMid and Evil Geniuses. Not…
Top 3 Games I’d Like to Become Esports
March 19, 2019 by Kenneth Williams
Breaking into the esports sphere is hard nowadays. Games are being made specifically to become esports, but many still have problems gaining traction. The most important factor for this is the spectator experience. Tons of games out there have dedicated…
Fortnite Responds to Apex Legends in Latest Updates
March 18, 2019 by Jory Hollander
Epic Games released Fortnite Battle Royal in September of 2017, and the game became an instant hit with fans of the battle royale genre. The success of Fortnite started a decline in popularity of the incumbent battle royale leader at…
The Best Websites to Track Esports Teams
March 17, 2019 by Kenneth Williams
The lack of real structure in esports can lead to a lot of unneeded confusion. Organizations usually have multiple squads for different games flying under the same banner. Some even have multiple teams for the same game! This is great…
Ranking the Best Legends in Apex Legends
March 15, 2019 by Jory Hollander
The Apex Legends community grows larger every day, and a Legend meta is starting to develop around the best characters in the game. Although the competitive scene is still in its infancy, Legends have started to divide themselves into tiers…
Teams to Watch During DreamLeague 11 – The Third Dota 2 Major of the Year
March 12, 2019 by Kenneth Williams
DreamLeague is one of the most famous third-party tournaments for Dota 2. It focuses on laidback commentary, funny but intelligent analysis, and tons of references to the Dota 2 community. This year, Valve has decided to sponsor the Swedish tourney…
Cryptocurrency Market Update for February 2019 – Currency Prices and Big News Stories
March 13, 2019 by Monica Barker
In the very small amount of historical information that we have for the cryptocurrency market, we can see that February has been an overall positive month in the past. Experts and buyers alike were wondering if February 2019 would line…
Cryptocurrency Update for January 2019 – Latest Values and Major News
February 4, 2019 by Monica Barker
Happy 2019! After an absolutely dismal 2018, we’re excited to lay out the market’s performance within the very first month of this year. It wasn’t dramatically negative or positive, which we consider a great start to the year. Though many…
Cryptocurrency Market Report for December 2018 – Currency Analysis and Major News Stories
January 7, 2019 by Monica Barker
Well, 2018 was certainly a terrible year for the cryptocurrency market. December’s performance was par for the course, but it did fare a little bit better this month than it has in the past few months. With that being said,…
Bitcoin and the Crypto Crash – Cryptocurrency Market Report for November 2018
December 6, 2018 by Monica Barker
A third of the cryptocurrency market was decimated throughout the month of November, and many major and popular coins like Bitcoin and Ethereum suffered greatly. It seems like that market has been in a steady decline since March and took…
Monthly Cryptocurrency Update – Analysis and Major News from October 2018
November 12, 2018 by Monica Barker
It’s no secret that October has been a very difficult month for the stock market, and many shareholders had a tough time catching their breath, but was the cryptocurrency market affected by the chaos? All 10 of our top 10…
Monthly Update on the Cryptocurrency Market for September 2018
October 3, 2018 by Monica Barker
It seems like the cryptocurrency market hasn’t been able to catch a break over the last few months. In September, a few wrapped up the month above the red line, but most coins ended up losing value from the 1st…
8 Outrageous Things That Could Happen in Game of Thrones Season 8
March 21, 2019 by Noah Davis
The countdown to the eighth and final season of massive HBO hit Game of Thrones is officially on. That’s actually been the case for some time, but as I write this, it’s past mid-March, and the show’s April 14th return…
Predicting What to Expect from Avengers: Endgame
March 20, 2019 by Noah Davis
The official trailer for Avengers: Endgame dropped recently, and I have chills. I don’t want to give anything away to those who aren’t caught up in Marvel’s twisted, engrossing universe. But everyone dies. I’m only kidding, but the events that…
20 Game of Thrones Prop Bets That Can Win You Money
March 12, 2019 by Noah Davis
I thought I had it all figured out. I did some research, I had watched the first seven seasons of Game of Thrones as intently as anyone and I was prepared to hand out some advice for two huge Game…
Which NBA Players Should Star in Space Jam 2?
March 3, 2019 by Noah Davis
LeBron James is presently knee-deep in trying to make the Los Angeles Lakers relevant again. So far, not so good, as the future Hall of Famer hasn’t been able to make up for his young supporting cast’s inconsistent tendencies. Only…
How to Make Money on Game of Thrones Prop Bets
February 27, 2019 by Noah Davis
I’ve been waiting quite a while to get back to my favorite world. It’s one of squalor, deceit, treachery, and dragons. My favorite, indeed. The great game is terrifying, but I want so badly to see it play out when…
Return of Breaking Bad – Prop Bets, Rumors, and Everything the New Movie Needs to Have
February 18, 2019 by Noah Davis
I’ll still contest that the finale of Breaking Bad goes down as one of the best, most fitting endings for any TV show in history. The series itself was impeccable from the jump and all the way until the end.…
Seven Common Texas Hold’em Leaks and How to Fix Them
February 2, 2019 by Randy Ray
If you’re like most Texas hold’em players, you probably have leaks you don’t even know about. In case you’re not familiar with the term in relation to poker, a leak is a flaw in how you play the game that…
Why You Suck at Texas Hold’em and What to Do About It
January 3, 2019 by Randy Ray
Let’s face facts – poker players today face an increasingly uphill climb toward profitability. The fabled days of the “Poker Boom” are long gone, and with them, the legions of fish who frequented Texas hold’em tables from coast to coast.…
How Much Should You Buy in for at the Texas Hold’em Tables?
December 26, 2018 by Randy Ray
I read a short column by Willy Neuman in Ante Up magazine recently about buy-ins at the Texas hold’em table. In it, he pointed out that your buy-ins at the Texas hold’em tables are important, and everyone knows how important…
Five Steps to Designing a New Poker Variant
December 24, 2018 by Randy Ray
Doyle Brunson once declared no-limit Texas hold’em to be the “Cadillac of Poker,” and that metaphor still holds up today. The game of choice for millions of recreational poker players worldwide, no-limit Texas hold’em offers the perfect blend of simplicity…
Poker Math for Players Who Are Bad at Math (And Maybe Even Bad at Poker)
December 22, 2018 by Randy Ray
I’ve been playing poker for close to 40 years. In that time, I’ve learned that the thing that scares more poker players than anything else isn’t facing one of the best players in the world or losing on a bad…
Popular Prop Bets Poker Players Make to Pass the Time
December 11, 2018 by Randy Ray
If you happened to be strolling through the jam-packed hallways of the Rio All Suites Hotel & Casino earlier this year – soaking in the sights and sounds of the 2018 World Series of Poker (WSOP) – you might just…
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