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Who Will Replace Henry Cavill as Superman? – Betting Odds and Free Pick
September 22, 2018 by Noah Davis
It’s been no secret that DC’s answer to Marvel’s long line of hits on the big screen has been, well, misguided. While the attempts have meant well, failures such as Suicide Squad and Justice League have left comic book fans…
The Best Online Gambling Sites for Betting on Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov
September 22, 2018 by Jerry Summer
One of the biggest fights in the history of mixed martial arts is going to happen soon. Conor McGregor will face the unbeaten Khabib Nurmagomedov in a UFC bout that is expected to break all kinds of records. The hype…
Week 3 NFL Betting – Free Picks for the Weekend’s Games
September 21, 2018 by Michael Wynn
After a wild Week 2 in the NFL, here we are again. We have a full slate of NFL action this Sunday, with 14 games on tap, to be exact. With lots of exciting matchups and plenty of intriguing point…
Where Will Jimmy Butler Be Traded? – Latest Odds and Betting Pick
September 21, 2018 by Noah Davis
If you were wondering who the first big NBA star to be dealt this year would be, wonder no more. While there’s no guarantee the Minnesota Timberwolves cave to star guard Jimmy Butler’s recent trade demands, he’s at least let…
2018/9 NBA Roundtable Discussion Part 2 – What to Expect This Season
September 21, 2018 by Kory Walker
Well, NBA fans, here we are again. I know you are getting amped up for the NBA season and can’t wait to start watching and betting the games. If you enjoyed our last NBA roundtable discussion where Noah, Michael, and…
Who Will Finish with the Best Record in the 2018 NFL Season?
September 21, 2018 by Noah Davis
It’s somewhat hilarious how NFL experts change their tune so quickly. Just two weeks have passed since the 2018 NFL regular season began, and before we got to this point, nobody was talking up the Cincinnati Bengals, Miami Dolphins, Denver…
Welcome to the 2018/9 NBA – Roundtable Discussion on the Upcoming Season
September 20, 2018 by Kory Walker
It may still be September, but the NBA preseason is just around the corner. It’s actually beginning at the end of this month, and the appropriate time to start talking about basketball is right now! We have a trio of…
Week 4 NCAAF Betting – Free Picks for Selected College Football Games
September 20, 2018 by Michael Wynn
Three weeks into the college football season, and things are starting to become clear. I see Alabama. I see Georgia. And then I see everybody else seemingly playing in a different league. Not only is it looking like these two…
English Premier League Betting Picks for September 22nd – 23rd
September 20, 2018 by Jerry Summer
Last week was more than decent, as two of my English Premier League free picks were won, and only one was lost. The start of the season has been generous so far, and most of the results have been positive.…
Betting Preview of the 2018 TOUR Championship with Free Picks
September 19, 2018 by Michael Wynn
Just 30 men remain. This week marks the culmination of the 2018 PGA Tour season, and what a year it has been. The top 30 in the FedEx Cup standings will be in Atlanta this Saturday, and not just because…
Expected Value: What Every Gambler Needs to Know and Why
August 19, 2018 by Randy Ray
Expected value (EV) is one of the most important concepts in gambling to understand — especially if you have aspirations of being a professional gambler of any kind. When you have a positive expected value (+EV), you have “the best…
Dr. Richard Jarecki, the Man Who “Beat” Roulette, Dies at 86
August 14, 2018 by Daisy Williams
In the poker world, you have big names like Daniel Negreanu, Erik Seidel, and Phil Ivey. In the casino world, blackjack was the game that provoked mathematicians to turn their attention to beating the system. Many people know the name…
Billionaire Blackjack and Horse Racing Gambler Zeljko Ranogajec and How He Wins
August 12, 2018 by Randy Ray
Many gambling legends have gained mainstream fame. These icons include everybody from card counters like Edward Thorp and Ken Uston to poker pros such as Phil Ivey and Patrik Antonius. They found ways to dominate the casino and/or human opponents…
What Happened to Brian Christopher and His Slots YouTube Channel?
July 30, 2018 by Randy Ray
Brian Christopher has been building his slots YouTube channel for over two years. The "Brian Gambles" channel has attracted over 84,000 subscribers during this time and put out more than 1,100 videos. But Christopher awoke to a shocking email from…
3 Ways to Pamper Yourself in Las Vegas – My Top Recommendations
July 20, 2018 by Beverly Greer
I have made many trips to Las Vegas in recent years. Some of them were a total bust, but others were dream vacations. All of them have centered around gambling, so I know all of the best places to play…
Why You Should Gamble Like a Stoic and How to Do It
July 17, 2018 by Randy Ray
Stoicism was a popular line of philosophical thinking (and action) in the ancient Greek and Roman world. Much stoic thinking originated from thinkers like Zeno, Socrates, Heraclitus, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius. Stoicism focuses on morality, and a stoic’s goal is…
Reviewing the Cryptocurrency Market in August 2018
September 10, 2018 by Monica Barker
Over the last 6 months, we’ve seen the cryptocurrency market take a rollercoaster ride to tremendous highs and detrimental lows. Unfortunately, the month of August had the majority of the market experiencing a dip in value from the 1st to…
Cryptocurrency Market Update for July 2018
August 3, 2018 by Monica Barker
Finally! Bitcoin and altcoin owners alike had an overall positive July compared to the few months before. As the summer begins to wind down, we can re-examine the idea that the crypto market moves in a similar way to the…
Cryptocurrency Market Update for June 2018
July 4, 2018 by Monica Barker
June has been another poorly-performing month back-to-back with May’s market decline. We know that the stock market typically sees a slump in performance during the summer, which could be something that the cryptocurrency market is also experiencing in its own…
Which US States Will Move First to Legalize and Regulate Online Betting?
June 7, 2018 by Daisy Williams
The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent overturn of the 25-year-old PASPA (Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act) has prompted discussions and debates over which US punters will soon be able to submit betting slips legally. The federal government has moved the…
Cryptocurrency Market Update for May 2018
June 6, 2018 by Monica Barker
After an optimistic April, the month of May has been a bit of a nightmare for most cryptocurrency owners and traders. Many of the cryptocurrencies big and small saw a decline in value, which was more detrimental to investors in…
Gambling Industry Payout Report for May 2018
June 1, 2018 by Noah Davis
Payout Report Overview BetOnline A+ Bovada A+ Bookmaker.eu A+ Sportsbetting.agA 5Dimes A Nitrogen A MyBookie B+ GTbetsB Ignition CasinoB- Topbet D+ Summer is almost here, as the month of May is just about in the books, and that dreaded “dead…
Week 3 NFL Betting – Free Picks for the Weekend’s Games
September 21, 2018 by Michael Wynn
After a wild Week 2 in the NFL, here we are again. We have a full slate of NFL action this Sunday, with 14 games on tap, to be exact. With lots of exciting matchups and plenty of intriguing point…
Where Will Jimmy Butler Be Traded? – Latest Odds and Betting Pick
September 21, 2018 by Noah Davis
If you were wondering who the first big NBA star to be dealt this year would be, wonder no more. While there’s no guarantee the Minnesota Timberwolves cave to star guard Jimmy Butler’s recent trade demands, he’s at least let…
Who Will Finish with the Best Record in the 2018 NFL Season?
September 21, 2018 by Noah Davis
It’s somewhat hilarious how NFL experts change their tune so quickly. Just two weeks have passed since the 2018 NFL regular season began, and before we got to this point, nobody was talking up the Cincinnati Bengals, Miami Dolphins, Denver…
Week 4 NCAAF Betting – Free Picks for Selected College Football Games
September 20, 2018 by Michael Wynn
Three weeks into the college football season, and things are starting to become clear. I see Alabama. I see Georgia. And then I see everybody else seemingly playing in a different league. Not only is it looking like these two…
English Premier League Betting Picks for September 22nd – 23rd
September 20, 2018 by Jerry Summer
Last week was more than decent, as two of my English Premier League free picks were won, and only one was lost. The start of the season has been generous so far, and most of the results have been positive.…
Betting Preview of the 2018 TOUR Championship with Free Picks
September 19, 2018 by Michael Wynn
Just 30 men remain. This week marks the culmination of the 2018 PGA Tour season, and what a year it has been. The top 30 in the FedEx Cup standings will be in Atlanta this Saturday, and not just because…
Why You Shouldn’t Play Online Poker Freeroll Tournaments
August 25, 2018 by Randy Ray
If you’re new to the world of online poker or simply enjoy playing within your limits, the concept of a freeroll tournament simply seems too good to be true. And that’s because it is… For those that don’t know, a…
My Top Three Tips for Getting Comps in Casinos
August 4, 2018 by Beverly Greer
I have only been gambling for the past couple of years, but I have had a lot of help along the way from friends and family members who have been playing for decades. With their help, I have learned about…
What I Learned from Playing Roulette for the First Time
August 3, 2018 by Beverly Greer
There was a time when I could not have told you anything about the game of roulette other than the fact that it is a game played in casinos. But since gambling has become a hobby of mine, everything has…
The Five Most Important Tips I Ever Learned on Bankroll Management
August 1, 2018 by Beverly Greer
When I first started gambling, I did not know anything, especially about bankroll management. Fast forward a few years, and I think I have learned almost everything there is to know about effectively managing my gambling budget. It took several…
Gambling Lessons I Learned from Playing Card Games with My Family
July 30, 2018 by Beverly Greer
When I was growing up, my family played cards at reunions and other special occasions. It wasn’t something that we did on regular days, but when we all got together, the cards inevitably came out. I wasn’t allowed to play…
My Tips and Advice for Gambling like a Psychic
July 29, 2018 by Randy Ray
I have a friend who lives near the Winstar Casino in Oklahoma. He works as a telephone psychic. According to him, he’s able to communicate with the dead with 87.5% accuracy. (I’m not making that number up. That’s exactly what…
The Best Online Gambling Sites for Betting on Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov
September 22, 2018 by Jerry Summer
One of the biggest fights in the history of mixed martial arts is going to happen soon. Conor McGregor will face the unbeaten Khabib Nurmagomedov in a UFC bout that is expected to break all kinds of records. The hype…
Week 3 NFL Betting – Free Picks for the Weekend’s Games
September 21, 2018 by Michael Wynn
After a wild Week 2 in the NFL, here we are again. We have a full slate of NFL action this Sunday, with 14 games on tap, to be exact. With lots of exciting matchups and plenty of intriguing point…
Where Will Jimmy Butler Be Traded? – Latest Odds and Betting Pick
September 21, 2018 by Noah Davis
If you were wondering who the first big NBA star to be dealt this year would be, wonder no more. While there’s no guarantee the Minnesota Timberwolves cave to star guard Jimmy Butler’s recent trade demands, he’s at least let…
2018/9 NBA Roundtable Discussion Part 2 – What to Expect This Season
September 21, 2018 by Kory Walker
Well, NBA fans, here we are again. I know you are getting amped up for the NBA season and can’t wait to start watching and betting the games. If you enjoyed our last NBA roundtable discussion where Noah, Michael, and…
Who Will Finish with the Best Record in the 2018 NFL Season?
September 21, 2018 by Noah Davis
It’s somewhat hilarious how NFL experts change their tune so quickly. Just two weeks have passed since the 2018 NFL regular season began, and before we got to this point, nobody was talking up the Cincinnati Bengals, Miami Dolphins, Denver…
Welcome to the 2018/9 NBA – Roundtable Discussion on the Upcoming Season
September 20, 2018 by Kory Walker
It may still be September, but the NBA preseason is just around the corner. It’s actually beginning at the end of this month, and the appropriate time to start talking about basketball is right now! We have a trio of…
How Online Casinos Helped Me Love Roulette Even More
August 23, 2018 by Beverly Greer
Roulette was one of the first games I started playing when I began learning how to gamble, and I enjoyed it. Playing in a land-based casino was a great way for me to learn all about the game and other…
Why I Think Blackjack Is the Best Casino Game to Play
August 18, 2018 by Beverly Greer
Over the past year, I adopted gambling as my newest hobby and have tried several different games to learn about which ones I liked and didn’t love. It has been an incredible learning experience. In fact, if I had known…
Dr. Richard Jarecki, the Man Who “Beat” Roulette, Dies at 86
August 14, 2018 by Daisy Williams
In the poker world, you have big names like Daniel Negreanu, Erik Seidel, and Phil Ivey. In the casino world, blackjack was the game that provoked mathematicians to turn their attention to beating the system. Many people know the name…
The Casino Bonus and Why Comparing the Online and Land-Based Offers Is Unfair
August 11, 2018 by Daisy Williams
Bonus, reward, award, perk, freebie, free play cash, gift, prize. What kind of feelings do these words evoke? If you’re like most, you get excited about special offers, especially if they’re going to boost your chances in the casino. After…
The Emotional Roller Coaster of Casino Gambling
August 5, 2018 by Daisy Williams
Happy, excited, grateful, optimistic, encouraged. Disappointed, disgruntled, regretful. It sounds kind of like a crazy version of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, doesn’t it? Instead, it’s just a tiny sampling of the emotions that people typically go through at…
My Top Three Tips for Getting Comps in Casinos
August 4, 2018 by Beverly Greer
I have only been gambling for the past couple of years, but I have had a lot of help along the way from friends and family members who have been playing for decades. With their help, I have learned about…
2018 Belmont Stakes Preview with Odds and Picks
June 8, 2018 by Noah Davis
Horse racing fans finally get to find out if history will be made again this Saturday when the 2018 Belmont Stakes takes center stage at Belmont Park. There is no absurd 37-year drought to be snapped here, of course. American…
Why I Think Justify Will Sweep the 2018 Triple Crown at the Belmont Stakes
June 7, 2018 by Noah Davis
The 150th running of the Belmont Stakes arrives on Saturday, June 9th. Justify enters as the heavy favorite after besting the competition in both the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes and will operate out of the #1 post position. The…
Where to Bet on the 2018 Epsom Derby – Top Betting Sites
June 1, 2018 by Daisy Williams
The Epsom Derby, also known as the Investec Derby, is the second leg of Britain’s famous Triple Crown series. In honor of the three races, we’re offering three resources. Whether you’re a first-time bettor or an experienced punter, you want…
The 2018 Epsom Derby – Full Betting Preview with Recommended Picks
May 31, 2018 by Brian Wade
Ask any American racehorse owner which race they’d most like to win, and there’s an excellent chance they’ll say it’s the Kentucky Derby. A few might go with the Breeders’ Cup Classic, and some might prefer the enormous prize money…
The 2018 Preakness Stakes – Post Draw, Latest Odds, and Final Predictions
May 18, 2018 by Noah Davis
After two weeks of speculation, the field is officially set for the 2018 Preakness Stakes. Justify still stands in as the top favorite at most horse racing betting sites, but with the field and post draws known to the world,…
Which Horses Can Beat Justify in the 2018 Preakness Stakes?
May 16, 2018 by Noah Davis
Justify went into the 2018 Kentucky Derby as the main favorite, and the undefeated colt made good on that backing by Vegas. As convincing as that win was, Justify wasn’t alone going into the first leg of the Triple Crown,…
Betting on The International 2018 – My Top Pick and Analysis
August 18, 2018 by Martin Willard
It’s almost time for The International 2018. The group stage is nearing its conclusion, and the main event of the leading Dota 2 championship will be starting in just two days. I already wrote a post covering The International 2018…
A Look Ahead to The International 2018 and Its Betting Opportunities
August 16, 2018 by Martin Willard
Can you imagine being awarded over $10 million for winning a video game competition? Despite the professional esports scene now being firmly established and tournaments regularly featuring multimillion-dollar prize pools, I still find myself amazed at just how much money…
How Augmented and Virtual Reality Could Affect Esports
April 29, 2018 by Sam Welch
In the summer of 2016, the world got it’s first taste of consumer usable, mainstream, beloved augmented reality with the release of Pokémon Go. The game spread like wildfire throughout the globe, maintaining a huge player base even today. Pokémon…
MGM Grand and Unikrn to Offer Cryptocurrency Prizes for Esports Events
April 27, 2018 by Lu Ann Wall
The face of Las Vegas is changing… once again. The Las Vegas casinos are some of the most highly-regulated operations in the world. The Nevada Gaming Control Board and Commission watches everything that goes on, especially on the famous Las…
The Easiest Esports to Understand
April 19, 2018 by Sam Welch
Getting into esports can be difficult to do. There are simply too many options, and many games have a huge learning curve even from the spectator’s side. If you’re just getting into esports, you may want to do some shopping…
Esports Professionals and Video Game Addiction
April 12, 2018 by Jackie Shelton
The esports scene has exploded since the past few years, largely thanks to major league video games like Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends, and Defense of the Ancients 2. It’s a growing industry and it doesn’t look like it’s…
Reviewing the Cryptocurrency Market in August 2018
September 10, 2018 by Monica Barker
Over the last 6 months, we’ve seen the cryptocurrency market take a rollercoaster ride to tremendous highs and detrimental lows. Unfortunately, the month of August had the majority of the market experiencing a dip in value from the 1st to…
The Potential Impact of Bitcoin on the Soccer Industry
August 24, 2018 by Jerry Summer
The Bitcoin revolution has changed the world completely in the past year or two. What once was the territory of so-called “nerds and internet geeks” is now pretty much mainstream. Most people have at least heard SOMETHING about cryptocurrency these…
Cryptocurrency Market Update for July 2018
August 3, 2018 by Monica Barker
Finally! Bitcoin and altcoin owners alike had an overall positive July compared to the few months before. As the summer begins to wind down, we can re-examine the idea that the crypto market moves in a similar way to the…
Cryptocurrency Market Update for June 2018
July 4, 2018 by Monica Barker
June has been another poorly-performing month back-to-back with May’s market decline. We know that the stock market typically sees a slump in performance during the summer, which could be something that the cryptocurrency market is also experiencing in its own…
Cryptocurrency Market Update for May 2018
June 6, 2018 by Monica Barker
After an optimistic April, the month of May has been a bit of a nightmare for most cryptocurrency owners and traders. Many of the cryptocurrencies big and small saw a decline in value, which was more detrimental to investors in…
3 Reasons I Prefer to Use Cryptocurrency When I Gamble
May 28, 2018 by Beverly Greer
When I first heard of cryptocurrency back in 2010, I was skeptical. I was still recovering from the housing market crash in 2008, and I had just dealt with a malware scam that led to identity theft. Why on earth…
Who Will Replace Henry Cavill as Superman? – Betting Odds and Free Pick
September 22, 2018 by Noah Davis
It’s been no secret that DC’s answer to Marvel’s long line of hits on the big screen has been, well, misguided. While the attempts have meant well, failures such as Suicide Squad and Justice League have left comic book fans…
Latest Odds and Betting Analysis for the 2018 Emmy Awards
September 6, 2018 by Noah Davis
In about two weeks, Hollywood will finally find out who gets the highest honors in television for 2018. The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards will roll out at the Microsoft Theater in California, and by the end of the night on…
The Next Actor to Play the Green Lantern – Betting Odds and Pick
August 27, 2018 by Noah Davis
Superhero movies dominate the cinemas these days. Even when they’re not any good, people can’t help but go to the theater and watch them or hype them up online. It’s hard to ignore the success of the Dark Knight trilogy,…
5 Outsiders That Can Win at the Emmy Awards in 2018
August 26, 2018 by Noah Davis
The Emmys are usually a time for celebration and recognition. Like most entertainment award shows, they’re also a time for predictability. While you can generally see the winner coming a mile away, there are still upsets to be had. The…
11 Possible Prop Bets for Orange Is the New Black
August 20, 2018 by Noah Davis
By now, you’ve binged all 13 episodes of season six of Orange Is the New Black. If not, allow me to be the one to remind you that it returned to Netflix for its brand new season on July 27th.…
5 Ways the Walking Dead Can Survive Without Rick Grimes
August 10, 2018 by Noah Davis
Season nine of The Walking Dead rolls up on die-hard fans on October 7th on AMC. It can’t come a moment too soon, either, with fans learning that the beloved Rick Grimes (played by Andrew Lincoln) will be exiting the…
Why You Shouldn’t Play Online Poker Freeroll Tournaments
August 25, 2018 by Randy Ray
If you’re new to the world of online poker or simply enjoy playing within your limits, the concept of a freeroll tournament simply seems too good to be true. And that’s because it is… For those that don’t know, a…
3 Rookie Mistakes That Cost Me Money in Texas Hold ‘em
July 28, 2018 by Beverly Greer
Now that I have been gambling for about a year, I have pretty much tried every game under the sun. Poker was the last category that I pursued, and Texas Hold ‘Em was the game that I decided to try…
Beginners Guide to Playing and Winning Omaha 8 Poker
July 24, 2018 by Randy Ray
Not long ago, I wrote a post about 7 card stud high-low split, so it’s only natural to follow that up with a discussion of Omaha 8. Like its studly cousin, Omaha 8 is also called Omaha 8 or better…
Playing Real Money Poker on Your Phone and Why You Might Not Want To
July 20, 2018 by Randy Ray
While the boom days may have ended a decade back, online poker is still a big business that generates billions in betting worldwide. One reason behind the industry’s staying power is the rise of mobile apps that allow players to…
Why Poker Is the Quintessential American Game
July 18, 2018 by Randy Ray
Poker is not just the quintessential American game—it always has been America’s game. Poker has changed dramatically, especially over the last couple of decades, but you can view the changes in the game as a reflection of the changes in…
Playing Tips and Strategies to Win at 7 Card Stud 8 or Better
July 17, 2018 by Randy Ray
7 card stud 8 or better is also sometimes called 7 card stud high low (or hi-lo split). For most of this post, I’ll just call it “7 card stud 8.” The deal and betting action in these games are…