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The 3 Greatest Underdog Stories of All Time

Everybody loves a good underdog story (unless, of course, your team was the favorite or you’ve bet the wrong way)! There’s an extra special joy felt when the predicted loser pulls out all the stops and surprises everyone. Whether you have a bet riding on them or not, it’s exciting to watch the underdog hold […]

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Michael Jordan’s Legendary Relationship to Sports Betting

Michael Jordan is one of the most famous athletes of our time. With 11 full seasons on the Chicago Bulls, he cemented his place in the sporting hall of fame and became a living legend. But his activities off the court (more specifically in the realm of sports betting) are just as impressive. If you […]

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The 10 Best Songs about Gambling and Betting

Music has always reflected the most important things in life: love, relationships, and betting! Whether you’re a fan of folk, prefer pop to country, or you’re into old-school hip-hop, there’s a betting anthem for every musical taste. Here are the top ten songs about gambling and betting.  If you’re looking for a bit of visual […]

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The Year’s Top 5 Sporting Events to Bet On

Many sports bettors stick to betting on a couple sports, or just wagering on their favorite team. That’s like only eating one flavor of ice cream, and that’s clearly wrong. There are so many betting opportunities out there, and enormous chances to win big bucks! We’ve gathered the details of the biggest and best sporting […]

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The Most Niche Sports You Can Bet On

Football and basketball may be the most popular sports for American bettors, but they can get a little dull for the dedicated sports bettor. What are your other options? If you’re looking for a new sport to sink your betting teeth into, we’re bringing you a list of the best untapped niche sporting markets. Read […]

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Why Use a Sportsbook Over a State Lottery?

Are you still religiously buying your lottery ticket every week, hoping and praying that your numbers will come up in a random draw? It’s time to stop dreaming and take luck into your own hands. Sports betting is still a game of wins and losses, but with the right approach, it can easily be a […]

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The History and Future of Horse Racing

Horse racing isn’t the same sport as it was when our grandparents were young. The rising growth of the horse racing betting market (and the subsequent explosion in handicapping strategies) have dramatically changed the sport’s fundamental nature over the last few decades. While the idea of picking winning horses has remained the same, the evolution […]

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The Most Famous Sports Betting Losses in History

Sports betting is full of emotion: There’s the thrill of anticipation when placing a bet, and the excitement when you win. But there are two sides to every coin, and sports betting is as much about losing as it is about winning. The flip side of the all the fun stuff is the sickening disappointment […]

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The Most Unbelievable Sports Betting Wins Ever

We all dream about the big win as we carefully select the odds, pick our team, place wagers, and watch with bated breath. As the final whistle blows, we fantasize that it also signals the win of a lifetime. Wouldn’t that be something? For some lucky bettors, life-changing wins are more than just a dream. […]

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The Top 8 Gambling Destinations in the World

Online sportsbooks and online casinos are hugely popular nowadays, but there’s something special about a “bricks and mortar” casino that just can’t be replicated. The glitz and glamour, the dealers, and the atmosphere make it an unparalleled experience. Some places, of course, do it better than others. We’ve put together a list of the best […]

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The 5 Most Famous Sports Betting Conspiracies & Controversies

At no point in history have conspiracy theories ever been more popular, or more accessible. Everyone from the President of the United States to TMZ espouses them. Whether you subscribe to the theory of chemtrails, or that Tupac and Biggie live in peaceful harmony on a remote island, there’s a theory for every taste. Sports […]

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7 Must See Sports Betting Documentaries

If you’re taking a little break from sports wagering, why not get your fix with a gritty documentary? Here are seven of the best sports betting documentaries to keep you entertained with an inside look at how the world of sports betting works. These films provide a great understanding of betting strategies, but you can […]

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The 5 Best Movies About Sports Betting You Need to Watch Right Now

The world of sports betting has always fascinated Hollywood filmmakers. And why wouldn’t it? These 5 films offer a fictional but informative peek into the lives of all those involved in the world of sports betting:  players, coaches, family, friends, and of course, bettors. With so much drama, debauchery, and danger, the following films are […]

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The 10 Most Famous Celebrity and Athlete Sports Bettors in History

Sports betting is a fun pastime for all people from all walks of life. It doesn’t matter if you’re the guy next door betting a few bucks, or you’re used to treading the red carpets and throwing down a cool million. It seems that the thrill of winning big bucks is enticing no matter how […]

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History of the Mafia's Ties to Gambling and Sports Betting

What have the justice system, police force, prostitution, and the drug trade got in common? They are or have been controlled by the mafia. But there’s one industry which has been the cornerstone of mafia money-making schemes since day one: gambling. Namely sports betting. From the early days of Las Vegas to the internet age […]