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What Makes a Famous Esports Team?
October 21, 2017 by Chris Blain
The world of esports, like everything else, has its champions and then those climbing the ranks to be there. One cannot deny the appeal of the top level teams and showing those teams your support. Just like any other sport,…
Early NFL Playoff Picture: Separating the Contenders From the Pretenders
October 20, 2017 by Noah Davis
Week 7 of the 2017 NFL season is already underway. The Oakland Raiders just out-lasted the Kansas City Chiefs last night in thrilling fashion. While that was certainly wild, it didn’t alter the current NFL playoff picture one bit. Derek…
NBA Betting: 3 Upsets to Consider Targeting on Friday Night
October 20, 2017 by Noah Davis
We took a look at three NBA upset picks to consider targeting on Wednesday and had a little success. The Bucks upended the Celtics to give us a win if we dared to chase it, while the Kings and Nets…
Week 7 Sunday Afternoon Preview: Seattle Seahawks vs. New York Giants Betting Advice
October 20, 2017 by Peter Brooks
Every season in the National Football League, an average of somewhere between 4 and 6 teams that made the playoffs in the season before fail to repeat the following year. This degree of playoff turnover is one of the hallmarks…
Week 7 America’s Game of the Week Preview: Dallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers Betting Advice
October 20, 2017 by Peter Brooks
Two of the most historic teams in the entire National Football League are set to face off in America’s Game of the Week this Sunday, and even though some would claim it to be a one-sided matchup, we couldn’t be…
Week 7 Monday Night Football Preview: Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles Betting Advice
October 20, 2017 by Peter Brooks
Week 7 of the 2017/18 NFL Season could be called the week of the rematch. Not only do we get a rematch of Super Bowl 51 on Sunday Night Football when the Atlanta Falcons visit the New England Patriots in…
5 Player Prop Bets to Target on Thursday, 10/19
October 19, 2017 by Noah Davis
We get loads of sports betting action on Thursday night, as just about every major sport is available for betting purposes. The more games there are, the more betting value and upside we can chase and if we look hard…
2017 College Football Playoff: Which Team Offers the Most Betting Value?
October 19, 2017 by Matthew Reese
What had already been a crazy year in college football got even crazier last weekend as 2 of last year’s national playoff participants suffered their first losses of the season against unranked opponents. Clemson’s hopes of repeating as NCAA champs…
United States Grand Prix Betting Preview
October 19, 2017 by Kelly Lawson
A month can be a very long time in the sporting world and for Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari. The past month must have felt like an eternity as they stumbled from one disaster to another during the Asian Swing. Having…
Week 7 Sunday Night Football Preview: Atlanta Falcons vs. New England Patriots Betting Advice
October 19, 2017 by Peter Brooks
In one of the most anticipated games of the entire season, the Atlanta Falcons are headed to Foxboro to take on the New England Patriots, in a Super Bowl rematch extraordinaire on Sunday Night Football. While many things are different…
Stranger Things Specials: Which Character Will Be the Next to Die?
October 17, 2017 by Noah Davis
Stranger Things took Netflix by storm in 2016, unleashing a whole new world of mystique and intrigue. From its callback to the 1980’s and classic horror to the supernatural and heart-tugging emotional foundation, the newest cult classic had everything we…
Mark Zuckerberg and 5 Celebrities That Could Win the 2020 Presidential Election
October 15, 2017 by Taylor Smith
The lines between Hollywood and the world of politics are often blurred. Throughout recent history, there have been plenty of people with backgrounds in the television, music and film industries that have made the decision to enter politics. Ronald Reagan,…
White House Betting: Will VP Mike Pence Attend Another NFL Game This Season?
October 10, 2017 by Taylor Smith
On Sunday, Vice President Mike Pence made headlines when he tweeted that he and his wife had left the Colts-49ers game due to players kneeling for the Star Spangled Banner. Pence went on to explain his decision by subsequently tweeting…
Millennials vs. Baby Boomers – The Changing Gambling Landscape
October 7, 2017 by Kent Mullins
Millennials vs. Baby Boomers, the battle of the two "problem generations," if you let their predecessors tell it. Those long-haired hippies drove their parent's nuts in the 60's and 70's, and now, the "everybody gets a trophy" kids are returning…
Entertainment Betting: Kardashian Baby Prop Bets You Need to Bet On
October 4, 2017 by Noah Davis
What is in the water in Los Angeles these days? Kidding aside, it’s getting awfully difficult to “keep up” with the Kardashians lately, as three of the sisters in the family are slated to have babies. Kourtney Kardashian and Kim…
7 Things You Should Never Do in Las Vegas
October 2, 2017 by Randy Ray
Las Vegas is filled with lots of fun activities, attractions, and casino games. It's easy to see why people lose themselves in Vegas with everything there is to do. But you still need to keep your wits in order to…
Gambling Industry Payout Report For September 2017
October 2, 2017 by Noah Davis
Payout Report Overview BetOnline A+ Bovada A+ Bookmaker.eu A+ Ignition CasinoA Sportsbetting.agA GT BetsA Slots.lv C Topbet C Las Vegas USA D Planet 7 D We are another month older in the online gambling industry and thankfully not too much has…
How Data Caps Will Affect the esports Betting Market
September 4, 2017 by Chris Blain
Two words that have become more common and feared amongst the online gaming community...data caps. State by state within the United States global cable giants are starting to introduce the concept of data caps to their customers. What does this…
Gambling Industry Payout Report For August 2017
August 31, 2017 by Noah Davis
Payout Report Overview BetOnline A+ Bovada A+ Bookmaker.eu A+ Ignition CasinoA Sportsbetting.agA GT BetsA Slots.lv C Topbet C- Las Vegas USA D+ Planet 7 D Another month has come and gone in the online gambling world. Hopefully that’s led to huge…
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…
NBA Betting: 3 Upsets to Consider Targeting on Friday Night
October 20, 2017 by Noah Davis
We took a look at three NBA upset picks to consider targeting on Wednesday and had a little success. The Bucks upended the Celtics to give us a win if we dared to chase it, while the Kings and Nets…
Week 7 Sunday Afternoon Preview: Seattle Seahawks vs. New York Giants Betting Advice
October 20, 2017 by Peter Brooks
Every season in the National Football League, an average of somewhere between 4 and 6 teams that made the playoffs in the season before fail to repeat the following year. This degree of playoff turnover is one of the hallmarks…
Week 7 America’s Game of the Week Preview: Dallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers Betting Advice
October 20, 2017 by Peter Brooks
Two of the most historic teams in the entire National Football League are set to face off in America’s Game of the Week this Sunday, and even though some would claim it to be a one-sided matchup, we couldn’t be…
Week 7 Monday Night Football Preview: Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles Betting Advice
October 20, 2017 by Peter Brooks
Week 7 of the 2017/18 NFL Season could be called the week of the rematch. Not only do we get a rematch of Super Bowl 51 on Sunday Night Football when the Atlanta Falcons visit the New England Patriots in…
United States Grand Prix Betting Preview
October 19, 2017 by Kelly Lawson
A month can be a very long time in the sporting world and for Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari. The past month must have felt like an eternity as they stumbled from one disaster to another during the Asian Swing. Having…
Week 7 Sunday Night Football Preview: Atlanta Falcons vs. New England Patriots Betting Advice
October 19, 2017 by Peter Brooks
In one of the most anticipated games of the entire season, the Atlanta Falcons are headed to Foxboro to take on the New England Patriots, in a Super Bowl rematch extraordinaire on Sunday Night Football. While many things are different…
3 NBA Upset Picks to Consider For Wednesday, October 18th
October 18, 2017 by Noah Davis
There are two important things we always want in NBA betting; to win and to find as much value as we can. The two don’t always go hand in hand, which is why sports betting, in general, can be such…
The Worst Slot Machine I’ve Ever Heard
October 17, 2017 by Randy Ray
Slot machines lend themselves to some of the craziest advice in casinos. The reason is that we can't physically see how results are determined. This leads players to make up their own theories and hunches on the winning and losing…
Can You Count Cards in Online Blackjack?
October 16, 2017 by Matthew Craig
Blackjack is one of the most popular casino games ever invented, one that gave birth to one of the most infamous casino strategies ever – card counting. Often times depicted as the ultimate “trick” of beating the casino and represented…
7 Rookie Mistakes You Can Make While Betting on Hockey
October 12, 2017 by Matthew Reese
With its lightning-fast pace and non-stop action, NHL hockey is a ton of fun to bet on. If you’re new to the sport, however, there can be a bit of a learning curve at first when learning how to bet…
Dota 2 Tournament Preview: Free Betting Tips For StarLadder i-League Invitational #3
October 12, 2017 by Bobby Fletcher
StarLadder i-League Invitational #3 is a Dota 2 tournament that marks the beginning of the 2017-2018 competitive season. It falls under the “Minors” category within the Dota Pro Circuit, which means it has a prize pool of less than 1…
Easy Mistakes to Make When Betting on the PGA Tour
October 11, 2017 by Noah Davis
There are two things that are a given in golf these days. There’s going to be some sad story involving Tiger Woods and his comeback efforts and picking the winner of an event is going to feel like a literal…
Early NFL Playoff Picture: Separating the Contenders From the Pretenders
October 20, 2017 by Noah Davis
Week 7 of the 2017 NFL season is already underway. The Oakland Raiders just out-lasted the Kansas City Chiefs last night in thrilling fashion. While that was certainly wild, it didn’t alter the current NFL playoff picture one bit. Derek…
NBA Betting: 3 Upsets to Consider Targeting on Friday Night
October 20, 2017 by Noah Davis
We took a look at three NBA upset picks to consider targeting on Wednesday and had a little success. The Bucks upended the Celtics to give us a win if we dared to chase it, while the Kings and Nets…
Week 7 Sunday Afternoon Preview: Seattle Seahawks vs. New York Giants Betting Advice
October 20, 2017 by Peter Brooks
Every season in the National Football League, an average of somewhere between 4 and 6 teams that made the playoffs in the season before fail to repeat the following year. This degree of playoff turnover is one of the hallmarks…
Week 7 America’s Game of the Week Preview: Dallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers Betting Advice
October 20, 2017 by Peter Brooks
Two of the most historic teams in the entire National Football League are set to face off in America’s Game of the Week this Sunday, and even though some would claim it to be a one-sided matchup, we couldn’t be…
Week 7 Monday Night Football Preview: Washington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles Betting Advice
October 20, 2017 by Peter Brooks
Week 7 of the 2017/18 NFL Season could be called the week of the rematch. Not only do we get a rematch of Super Bowl 51 on Sunday Night Football when the Atlanta Falcons visit the New England Patriots in…
5 Player Prop Bets to Target on Thursday, 10/19
October 19, 2017 by Noah Davis
We get loads of sports betting action on Thursday night, as just about every major sport is available for betting purposes. The more games there are, the more betting value and upside we can chase and if we look hard…
The Worst Slot Machine I’ve Ever Heard
October 17, 2017 by Randy Ray
Slot machines lend themselves to some of the craziest advice in casinos. The reason is that we can't physically see how results are determined. This leads players to make up their own theories and hunches on the winning and losing…
Can You Count Cards in Online Blackjack?
October 16, 2017 by Matthew Craig
Blackjack is one of the most popular casino games ever invented, one that gave birth to one of the most infamous casino strategies ever – card counting. Often times depicted as the ultimate “trick” of beating the casino and represented…
Cashing in the 2015 WSOP Main Event
October 16, 2017 by Greg Reed
A truly exhilarating four days for me. It was back in early July of 2015. The World Series of Poker was winding down. I wouldn’t say I was disappointed, but I was certainly frustrated. A handful of profitable cash game…
Poker – It’s Hard to Know What You Don’t Know
October 9, 2017 by Jason Lee
I’ve always wondered what the world looked like to me when I couldn’t read. Did I even pay attention to all of the squiggly lines on signs? Was I even aware that those lines made up things and had messages…
Poker – Why the House Doesn’t Care If I Win or Lose
October 9, 2017 by Greg Reed
Most casino games have one major thing in common- I am playing against the house. When the dealer wins, I lose. If I win, the dealer loses. Whether playing in person or online, there is a mathematical disadvantage I’m competing…
Millennials vs. Baby Boomers – The Changing Gambling Landscape
October 7, 2017 by Kent Mullins
Millennials vs. Baby Boomers, the battle of the two "problem generations," if you let their predecessors tell it. Those long-haired hippies drove their parent's nuts in the 60's and 70's, and now, the "everybody gets a trophy" kids are returning…
2018 Kentucky Derby Betting: Early Odds and Picks
October 8, 2017 by Noah Davis
There is quite a bit that can happen between now and the running of the 2018 Kentucky Derby. Despite that being the case, some horse racing betting sites are wasting no time pushing out early odds for one of the…
5 Reasons You Don’t Want to Bet on a Favorite in Horse Racing
September 22, 2017 by Noah Davis
The first thing anyone thinks about when they hear about the next big horse race is which horse is favored. The second? Whether or not they left the oven on. In reality, we shouldn’t be this knee-jerky. We should also…
10 Horse Races You Need to Bet on Every Year
September 19, 2017 by Noah Davis
Elite horse racing is back with the arrival of fall, as horse racing enthusiasts and bettors alike can start preparing for some of the best events starting in October. There are seemingly always smaller horse races to stumble upon and…
Horse Racing: Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe Preview and Early Odds
September 18, 2017 by Philip Andrews
Europe’s premier horse race is just three weeks away with the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe returning to Paris on October 1st. The race will be held at beautiful Chantilly Racecourse for the second straight year while its normal home, historic…
2017 Breeders Cup Classic: Early Odds and Predictions
September 11, 2017 by Matthew Reese
Though the Kentucky Derby may be more popular among casual horse racing enthusiasts, those who know Thoroughbreds best consider the Breeders’ Cup Classic to be the crown jewel of their sport. Past champions of the annual 1 ¼ mile race…
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…
What Makes a Famous Esports Team?
October 21, 2017 by Chris Blain
The world of esports, like everything else, has its champions and then those climbing the ranks to be there. One cannot deny the appeal of the top level teams and showing those teams your support. Just like any other sport,…
PGL Open Bucharest
October 19, 2017 by Drew Stevens
PGL Open Bucharest will be the second tournament of the new Dota season. 8 teams from around the world will head to Bucharest, Romania to compete for the prize pool of $300,000 and qualification points towards The International 2018. Following…
Dota 2 Tournament Preview – Free Betting Tips for PGL Open Bucharest
October 18, 2017 by Bobby Fletcher
PGL Open Bucharest is the second Dota 2 tournament of the 2017-2018 competitive season. It falls under the “Minors” category within the Dota Pro Circuit, having a prize pool of $300,000. As the name implies, PGL Open Bucharest is held…
The Top Lane Names of Groups Stage to Date
October 18, 2017 by Jackie Shelton
Worlds is in full swing and fans have never been more excited for what the tournament has shown us and is showing us to this day. Of course, with talents ranging from Huni to Bjergsen, there’s no shortage of action…
Why Lanes are the Backbone of MOBAs
October 17, 2017 by Chris Blain
If you are familiar with esports, I am sure you have heard the term “lane” used before when someone has discussed the mobile gaming genre of Multiplayer Online Battle Arenas (MOBA). They are the most popular game in the competitive…
Betting on the HCT Summer Championships 2017
October 13, 2017 by Sam Welch
Los Angeles, California, the city of angels, will be home to Murlocs and Fiery War Axes this weekend. With the meta settling down from the most recent set release and Hearthstone players searching for something new to climb to the…