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10 Wild Super Bowl ATS & Over/Under Trends You Need to Know

NFL betting trends can be tricky. Let’s say you wanted to bet on the Chiefs to win Super Bowl 54 but the 49ers to cover the spread … STOP! Do not make any Super Bowl bets until you have seen these 10 against-the-spread and game-total Super Bowl trends. 1) Just Pick the Winner Only six […]

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15 Crazy Super Bowl Betting Trends You Don't Want to Miss

Before you make your final decision on betting either the San Francisco 49ers or Kansas City Chiefs for Super Bowl 54, you’ll want to know these 15 mind-blowing, historically-rooted Super Bowl betting trends. 1) Lucky White Jerseys The only two teams to win a Super Bowl in the last 15 years without wearing their white […]

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7 Of The Biggest Busts in NFL Draft History

Big NFL Draft busts are as much a part of football history as breakout stars. Draft day is supposedly all about hope. The league’s weaker teams are looking to locate that impact player who’ll move them back up the ladder into contender status. Often, though, that hopeful choice turns out to be a horror show. […]

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Best Sports Betting Books: 5 Must-Reads for Beginners

When those who are into sports betting talk about their books, they are usually referring to the site where they place their bets. This unusual terminology is just one example of how sports betting can be confusing for beginners.  To the uninitiated, betting on sports can seem like an overwhelming pursuit. The lingo can sound […]

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The Biggest Point Shaving Scandals in Modern History

Point shaving is a variation of match fixing. Nefarious gamblers seek to manipulate the point spread on a game by ‘shaving off’ a few points, usually by bribing players to conveniently miss a shot or two, or perhaps let a ball fall to the ground on a key play. While rare, point shaving scandals have […]

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The Best Sports Betting Apps of 2020

Sports betting success is all about access to the right information at the right time. With online betting sites increasingly offering bettors the option to wager from their mobile phones, it’s only natural that a wide range of complementary sports betting apps have cropped up on the Apple Store and Google Play. Don’t waste your […]

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Calcutta Auctions: A Brainy Spin on a March Madness Bracket

Calcutta auctions provide a fun and intellectual alternative to traditional March Madness bracket competitions Participants “purchase” teams in an open auction, with payouts determined by the finishing order of teams in the NCAA Tournament  This guide demonstrates how to set up or participate in a Calcutta auction during March Madness Virtually everyone has filled out […]

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Top 10 Brick and Mortar Casinos in Las Vegas With Sportsbooks

Vegas is super famous for its strip of casino and hotel resorts. But if you prefer betting on the Broncos rather than blackjack, take advantage of one of the casino’s sportsbooks. Vegas sportsbooks are the ultimate way to enjoy sports betting, with games on monster high-definition screens, plush seats, great food and bar service, and […]

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American Politicians Already Love to Bet on Sports

While you’re unlikely to see a politician shouting at the screen in a Vegas sportsbook, state officials are not immune to the thrill of a good sports bet. There’s certainly a long-standing tradition between senators, members of Congress, mayors, and governors to place friendly sports bets on big games. Instead of betting for cash, however, […]

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The Top 5 Twitter Sports Betting Accounts

Regardless if you’re going all in on sports betting or just looking for some betting-inclined sports analysis, there’s much to be recommended about following sports betting personalities on your social channels. Given its format, Twitter is medium best suited for the acquisition of breaking news, real-time updates, and up-to-the-minute advice and strategy. You won’t get […]

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Prediction Markets and Sportsbooks Are More Similar Than You Imagine

Prediction markets are a unique hybrid between betting with a bookie and playing the stock market. They’re often referred to as “betting forums,” where gamblers lay wagers which are tied to their ability to predict major upcoming events, such as which party will hold the Senate in November 2018 or who will be the Democratic Party […]

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Sports Betting Busts: The Top 4 Reasons Sportsbooks Go Bankrupt

While there are a plethora of online sportsbooks that have long histories of reliability and solvency, there’s an equal amount of sportsbooks that have shuttered due to bankruptcy. Contrary to popular perception, most sportsbooks don’t go bankrupt just because they’re fraudulent. Anything from poor cash reserves to shifting rules and regulations can sink sportsbooks. Much […]

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Find the Best Sportsbook Customer Service for You

Customer service isn’t the sexiest part of any business, but when you need assistance with a frustrating issue, it’s crucial. Whether you want to talk to someone over the phone, get support via chat, or email a question, online sportsbooks typically offer a helping hand in three different ways. At the end of the day, […]

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Using Your Sportsbook on a Computer or Mobile Device

We live in great era for online sports betting, but what’s the best way to bet online? So much of our concentration goes towards the details, like evaluating individual sides and totals. Sometimes we need to take a step back, and ask a more basic question: How should I bet? By understanding how, where, and […]

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The Evolution of Bricks and Mortar Sportsbooks

Sportsbooks haven’t always been about the bright lights and glitz of Vegas’ casinos and hotel resorts. How did we come to be blessed with these ultra-modern, screen-laden havens that are dedicated to sports betting? From the humble beginnings at the side of the race tracks to the glory of Las Vegas, we take you on […]