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What We Learned from Arsenal vs. Chelsea and How Bettors Can Use This Information
January 22, 2019 by Elias Wagner
The Arsenal vs. Chelsea derbies have produced some of the best classic moments in the history of the Premier League. It’s always a hugely anticipated contest for both fans and bettors alike. This season, both clubs have new managers who…
My Top Five Tips for Betting on Super Bowl 53
January 21, 2019 by Dan Roberts
Super Bowl 53 is fast approaching. After the championship games over the weekend, we now know that the Los Angeles Rams will be facing the New England Patriots on February 3rd at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. As Atlanta readies itself for…
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…
Eight Professional Athletes Who Could Be Stars in Another Sport
January 21, 2019 by Michael Wynn
Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge was an absolute star playing basketball at BYU. The 1981 John R. Wooden Award winner went on to have an excellent career in the NBA, winning two championships in Boston. But did you…
Betting on the European Soccer Leagues – A Mid-Season Report with Odds, Predictions, and Picks
January 20, 2019 by Dan Roberts
With Christmas firmly behind us, the top soccer leagues in Europe are really heating up. Although we are now getting a clearer idea of who is going to win what this season, there is still plenty of uncertainty around exactly…
Outlook and Expectations for Tiger Woods in 2019
January 20, 2019 by Michael Wynn
The Big Cat is back. And boy, is he ready to pounce. Tiger began 2018 surrounded by nothing more than question marks and theories as to when he would play, how he would play, and whether or not he could…
Oscars 2019 Betting Advice – Three Prop Bet Sleepers to Target
January 19, 2019 by Noah Davis
The Golden Globes set the tone for the “real” awards in film, with the 2019 Oscars set to stroll down the red carpet on February 24th at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. That’s when the party officially gets…
The Five Boxing Fights I’m Looking Forward to in 2019 – And How to Bet on Them
January 19, 2019 by Jerry Summer
The sport of boxing has been losing some ground lately, but 2018 was one of the strongest years in recent memory. It featured some incredible fights, most notably the heavyweight battle between the returning Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder, as…
Super Bowl 53 Prop Bets – Odds, Predictions, and Picks for Wagers to Target Before the Championship Games
January 18, 2019 by Michael Wynn
The commercials are great, and the game itself is always fun to watch. But perhaps the most entertaining thing about the Super Bowl is the countless prop bets that get tied into the betting. Sifting through all of the prop…
Five Reasons Why Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Should Become the Permanent Manchester United Manager
January 18, 2019 by Elias Wagner
How quickly things can change in soccer, right? Just one month, ago we were talking about Manchester United not having any chance of reaching the top four. It was even likely that a team like Everton could finish above them.…
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…
Four Predictions for What’s in Store for the US Gambling Industry in 2019
January 16, 2019 by Gary Mills
2018 was an eventful year for gambling in the United States. You can read my year in review blog post for the details,  but we saw a little bit of everything from sexual harassment scandals to the first tri-state poker…
The Latest Online Gambling Bonuses in 2019 – Best Bonuses for Betting and Casino
January 12, 2019 by Jerry Summer
The competition between the online gambling sites was as fierce as ever in 2018, and the early signs are that this is not going to change in 2019. There are a ton of players from all over the globe, and…
The Ten Best Gambling Books I’ve Ever Read (With Reviews of Each)
January 6, 2019 by Randy Ray
I’d have a hard time listing all the gambling books I’ve ever read. As a professional gambling writer who’s been in the business for almost 20 years, I’ve read countless books on the subject. I don’t have a hard time…
The Evolution of Online Gambling – What Has Changed in 20 Years?
December 28, 2018 by Daisy Williams
In 1994, a little-known company called Microgaming began developing online casino software. They launched what they claim to be the first online casino shortly after (other companies have made similar claims), and the online gambling industry was born. Despite casino…
Five Facts About Betting Systems You Really Need to Know
December 27, 2018 by Randy Ray
When you’re talking about betting systems as they relate to casino games, you’re usually talking about raising and lowering your bet sizes to try to increase your probability of winning. You’ll often see pages on the internet explain that such…
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 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…
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…
Betting on the European Soccer Leagues – A Mid-Season Report with Odds, Predictions, and Picks
January 20, 2019 by Dan Roberts
With Christmas firmly behind us, the top soccer leagues in Europe are really heating up. Although we are now getting a clearer idea of who is going to win what this season, there is still plenty of uncertainty around exactly…
The Five Boxing Fights I’m Looking Forward to in 2019 – And How to Bet on Them
January 19, 2019 by Jerry Summer
The sport of boxing has been losing some ground lately, but 2018 was one of the strongest years in recent memory. It featured some incredible fights, most notably the heavyweight battle between the returning Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder, as…
Super Bowl 53 Prop Bets – Odds, Predictions, and Picks for Wagers to Target Before the Championship Games
January 18, 2019 by Michael Wynn
The commercials are great, and the game itself is always fun to watch. But perhaps the most entertaining thing about the Super Bowl is the countless prop bets that get tied into the betting. Sifting through all of the prop…
Betting on Super Bowl 54 – Five Early Value Wagers to Consider
January 18, 2019 by Noah Davis
Super Bowl 53 isn’t even here yet, and NFL fans are already looking to the 2019 NFL regular season. I get the excitement surrounding the road to this year’s title game, but to be fair, it’s quite likely your favorite…
Super Bowl 53 Outcome Betting – Odds, Predictions, and Pick
January 18, 2019 by Noah Davis
With the AFC and NFC title games rapidly approaching, football fans everywhere are starting to speculate what this year’s Super Bowl matchup will be. It probably isn’t ideal to gloss over two incredibly important games and fast-forward to Super Bowl…
Kyler Murray NFL Draft Predictions – Odds, Analysis, and Betting Pick
January 17, 2019 by Noah Davis
It was just this week that I was responding to a slew of Kyler Murray prop bets by breaking down the Oklahoma Sooners star quarterback’s 2019 NFL Draft stock. Murray has become a scorching hot name in the world of…
My Top Five Tips for Betting on Super Bowl 53
January 21, 2019 by Dan Roberts
Super Bowl 53 is fast approaching. After the championship games over the weekend, we now know that the Los Angeles Rams will be facing the New England Patriots on February 3rd at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. As Atlanta readies itself for…
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 to Find Slot Machines That Will Let You Win
December 31, 2018 by Randy Ray
Do you sometimes wonder what you’re doing wrong when you’re playing slot machines? It’s only natural that you’d sometimes see other players winning jackpots and wonder what you’re doing wrong. Are you picking the wrong machines every time? Everyone can…
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Craps Odds Bets
December 29, 2018 by Randy Ray
Craps is one of the top casino games when it comes to betting variety. The craps table features dozens of wagers, which makes for exciting play when you combine bets. Of course, some wagers are better than others in terms…
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…
How to Make a Living Playing Blackjack in Casinos
December 23, 2018 by Randy Ray
A professional blackjack player is someone who makes his living playing blackjack. Since blackjack is a negative expectation game unless you use some kind of advantage gambling technique – usually counting cards – it requires a lot of skill to…
What We Learned from Arsenal vs. Chelsea and How Bettors Can Use This Information
January 22, 2019 by Elias Wagner
The Arsenal vs. Chelsea derbies have produced some of the best classic moments in the history of the Premier League. It’s always a hugely anticipated contest for both fans and bettors alike. This season, both clubs have new managers who…
My Top Five Tips for Betting on Super Bowl 53
January 21, 2019 by Dan Roberts
Super Bowl 53 is fast approaching. After the championship games over the weekend, we now know that the Los Angeles Rams will be facing the New England Patriots on February 3rd at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. As Atlanta readies itself for…
Eight Professional Athletes Who Could Be Stars in Another Sport
January 21, 2019 by Michael Wynn
Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge was an absolute star playing basketball at BYU. The 1981 John R. Wooden Award winner went on to have an excellent career in the NBA, winning two championships in Boston. But did you…
Betting on the European Soccer Leagues – A Mid-Season Report with Odds, Predictions, and Picks
January 20, 2019 by Dan Roberts
With Christmas firmly behind us, the top soccer leagues in Europe are really heating up. Although we are now getting a clearer idea of who is going to win what this season, there is still plenty of uncertainty around exactly…
Outlook and Expectations for Tiger Woods in 2019
January 20, 2019 by Michael Wynn
The Big Cat is back. And boy, is he ready to pounce. Tiger began 2018 surrounded by nothing more than question marks and theories as to when he would play, how he would play, and whether or not he could…
The Five Boxing Fights I’m Looking Forward to in 2019 – And How to Bet on Them
January 19, 2019 by Jerry Summer
The sport of boxing has been losing some ground lately, but 2018 was one of the strongest years in recent memory. It featured some incredible fights, most notably the heavyweight battle between the returning Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder, as…
The 2019 Las Vegas Table Game Survey – Blackjack and Other Table Games Surveyed by John Mehaffey
January 11, 2019 by John Mehaffey
I have been compiling data for Las Vegas blackjack tables and other games since 2012. I call it the “Las Vegas Table Game Survey.” From this year on, GamblingSites.com will be the home for my work. My report consists of…
Why I Prefer to Play Baccarat at Land-Based Casinos Instead of Online
January 1, 2019 by Beverly Greer
I will admit that when I first started gambling, I had never even heard of baccarat, and I was hesitant to play such an unfamiliar game. But once I learned the basics of the game, it quickly became one of…
How to Find Slot Machines That Will Let You Win
December 31, 2018 by Randy Ray
Do you sometimes wonder what you’re doing wrong when you’re playing slot machines? It’s only natural that you’d sometimes see other players winning jackpots and wonder what you’re doing wrong. Are you picking the wrong machines every time? Everyone can…
How I Discovered Buffalo Slots from Aristocrat and What I Love About These Games
December 30, 2018 by Katie Harding
If you've set foot in a casino in the States, it's hard to miss the unmistakable sound of a win from the Buffalo slot machines as “BUFFALOOO” echoes out across the gaming floor. These slot machines are easily among my…
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Craps Odds Bets
December 29, 2018 by Randy Ray
Craps is one of the top casino games when it comes to betting variety. The craps table features dozens of wagers, which makes for exciting play when you combine bets. Of course, some wagers are better than others in terms…
Five Crazy Roulette Bets That Actually Worked – Should You Follow in Their Footsteps?
December 25, 2018 by Randy Ray
Gambling strategy purists will tell you that the best roulette strategy involves choosing the right game and using good bankroll management. The top roulette game is the French version, which features a 1.35% house edge. The next-best game is European…
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 2018 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe – Betting Preview with Odds and Free Pick
October 4, 2018 by Noah Davis
Horse racing fans have to wait almost a year for the next Triple Crown run. That’s a bummer, but the next two months certainly will settle as a fine consolation prize in the interim. Up next on the schedule is…
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…
The Biggest and Best Esports Tournaments to Bet on in 2019
January 13, 2019 by Elias Wagner
Anyone who follows esports closely will know that the industry has been experiencing rapid growth over recent years. Esports betting is also increasing in popularity at quite the rate. This has prompted more and more bookmakers to start providing various…
All Aboard the Esports Train – Why Betting on Esports Is Getting Bigger and Bigger
December 8, 2018 by Elias Wagner
Esports are no longer a “new thing.” The esports industry is firmly established now, and it’s still growing a rapid rate. New leagues, teams, and channels are popping up constantly. This is proving to be very attractive to investors such…
Gwent: The Witcher Card Game – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly from the New Release
November 24, 2018 by Katie Harding
Just a few weeks ago, I’m sure many of you familiar with Gwent were anxiously awaiting the full release of Gwent: The Witcher Card Game out of beta mode. I know I was, and I even wrote a post about…
My Favorite Esports Games for Betting On – And Where to Bet on Them
November 4, 2018 by Elias Wagner
Betting on video games is a relatively new and exciting phenomenon which has swept the online community. The industry is growing at a rapid pace, offering plenty of different genres you can go along with. However, this diversity can prove…
Gwent as an Esport – Will Gwent: Homecoming Destroy Hearthstone?
September 30, 2018 by Katie Harding
I’m a frequent gamer, and growing up, I was passionate about battling my friends in Pokémon TCG, Pog, and Mortal Kombat tournaments. As I got older, I really found my niche in RPG games. I was gifted a copy of…
What Did We Learn from Astralis Winning FACEIT Major London?
September 28, 2018 by Elias Wagner
Well, well! Who would’ve thought that we would be here talking about a shift in balance in the CS:GO community? Astralis wiped out their competition at the FACEIT London Major tournament, and it looks like the tide is turning. Not…
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…
Top Tips for Choosing a Bitcoin Gambling Site – How to Find the Best Sites
September 25, 2018 by Jerry Summer
One of the many industries that embraced Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is the world of online gambling. The new technology brings many advantages to the table. You enjoy fast payments, low fees, and stay anonymous. As a result, plenty of…
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…
Oscars 2019 Betting Advice – Three Prop Bet Sleepers to Target
January 19, 2019 by Noah Davis
The Golden Globes set the tone for the “real” awards in film, with the 2019 Oscars set to stroll down the red carpet on February 24th at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. That’s when the party officially gets…
Betting on Glass’ Rating at Rotten Tomatoes – Odds, Predictions, and Pick
January 15, 2019 by Noah Davis
The Golden Globes just wrapped up, and A Star Is Born mercifully did not win best picture. I, for one, was pleasantly surprised, yet also floored even further when it was instead Bohemian Rhapsody that took home the award. This…
Next James Bond Betting Odds and Predictions – Richard Madden and Other Contenders
January 8, 2019 by Noah Davis
Winning a major acting award can really shake someone’s career up. It might even stir it up, too. Thanks to a big best actor win for his leading role in Netflix hit Bodyguard, Richard Madden may have found himself amongst…
Updated 2019 Golden Globes Odds and Other Entertainment Betting Markets to Look At
December 20, 2018 by Noah Davis
Cinema fans still have over two months to prepare for the 2019 Oscars. The act of “getting ready” for the greatest movie awards shows in history can mean a number of things, of course. Perhaps you need to brush up…
Early Betting Preview of the 2019 Oscars – Best Picture Contenders and Odds
November 22, 2018 by Noah Davis
I remember last year when early Oscars odds came out for Best Picture, and everyone was clamoring over Dunkirk. I saw Christopher Nolan’s war epic, and it was every bit as authentic and raw as you could have hoped or…
7 Popular TV Shows That Should Return to Our Screens
November 13, 2018 by Noah Davis
The world of entertainment is afire right now. Even with Rick Grimes’ exit from The Walking Dead, the character is fully expected to live on in a trilogy of AMC feature films. Not too long from now, the final season…
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…
Nine Most Disgraceful Acts by Online Poker Sites – Full Tilt, Ultimate Bet, and More
December 3, 2018 by Randy Ray
Online poker has seen some of the most high-profile scandals in internet gaming. The two main reasons why include that certain poker sites behaved recklessly during the boom years (2003-2011), and two major laws greatly affected the industry. The internet…