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Mar 02 2013

Understanding Initiative in Poker

It’s a term that comes up a lot in articles and books about poker, but it’s surprising how poorly defined “initiative” is. In fact, a new player may not have any idea what’s meant by it when it comes to poker and so we’re going to help break it down. Simply put, “initiative” is g...
Mar 02 2013

Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct

Overanalyze, Vyjack and Clawback will be looking to earn valuable Kentucky Derby eligibility points in the $400,000 Gotham Stakes (G3), which will be held at Aqueduct on Saturday, March 2. The 1 1/16 mile Kentucky Derby  prep race is for 3-year-olds and offers point values of 50-20-10-5 to ...
Feb 22 2013

Two Dozen Prospects in a pair of 50 point Derby Prep Stakes on Saturday.

With the first ‘50 point’ Derby prep races scheduled for Gulfstream Park and the Fair Grounds on Saturday, dramatic changes are sure to occur in the Derby eligibility rankings. Both the Fountain of Youth Stakes at Gulfstream and the Risen Star at the Fair Grounds will award 50 Derby eligibil...
Feb 22 2013

College Basketball Betting – Saturday Previews

The college basketball season is coming down the stretch as conference tournaments are right around the corner. As teams jockey for March Madness positioning, you can expect the intensity to go up a notch. That’ll definitely have an effect on the NCAA basketball betting  matchups you’ll...
Feb 21 2013

The Game Changes Right Now for Kentucky Derby Prospects

With the results of last weekend’s three stakes for Derby prospects, we have come to the end of the 10 point Derby eligibility races and are ready to begin a series of 50 point and 100 point events. Among the holiday weekend stakes, the most dominant winning performance was by the Bob Baffert-...
Feb 21 2013

NASCAR Betting: Nationwide DRIVE4COPD 300

Before Danica Patrick takes aim at a Daytona 500 victory from the pole on Sunday she'll compete in the first Nationwide Series event of the season, the DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway. Patrick, though, isn't one of the favorites on the Nationwide odds for this weekend,...
Feb 21 2013

MMA Betting: UFC 157 Preview

Ex-Olympian “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey will have a chance to showcase her talents at UFC 157 in the Pay-Per-View’s main event going up against Liz “Girl-Rilla” Carmouche this Saturday at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. The women top a card full of intriguing matchups that should mak...
Feb 21 2013

NASCAR Betting: Budweiser Duel at Daytona

Danica Patrick and Jeff Gordon will start in the front row in the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday afternoon, but the rest of the starting positions will be determined on Thursday afternoon as NASCAR offers up a pair of Budweiser Duel events. ***** Sign up at Bovada NOW an...
Feb 21 2013

Golf Betting: WGC-Match Play Championship

Rory McIlroy, Tiger Woods, Luke Donald, and Louis Oosthuizen are the top seeds for the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship at The Golf Club at Dove Mountain in Marana, Arizona this week, with three-time winner Woods sitting as the favorite on the golf betting odds at Bovad...
Feb 21 2013

NBA Betting: Raps Return from All-Star Break

At 21-32, Toronto sits in last place in the Atlantic Division, which is good for 10th in the Eastern Conference. That leaves them 6.5 games out of the final playoff spot. The good news is that they went into the All-Star break with a four-game winning streak in hand and with Rudy Gay in the line...
Feb 21 2013

World Baseball Classic – Group B Preview

Korea is the favorite of Group B although this will be a hotly contested outfit. Both Chinese Taipei and Holland will field decent teams. Here is a peek at Pool B along with the odds to win the World Baseball Classic: ***Looking for something more than picking winners? With Bodog Live  you ...
Feb 20 2013

Sports Betting: Game to Bet On

The NBA returns from its All-Star Break this week to highlight the days ahead on the sports betting calendar, while college basketball continues down the road to its conference championship tournaments. As well, auto racing season gets underway in earnest this weekend as NASCAR's top driver...
Feb 20 2013

College Basketball Betting: The Week Ahead

The Indiana Hoosiers were able to survive another week at No. 1 last week with three straight double-digit wins over Ohio State, Nebraska, and Purdue. They’ll get their toughest road test of the season this Tuesday however when they face the Michigan State Spartans on the road. That game is on...
Feb 19 2013

Fountain of Youth Stakes at Gulfstream Park

With the start of the Kentucky Derby Championship Series, the stakes are even higher for Kentucky Derby  hopefuls. Fifty points toward Kentucky Derby eligibility will be awarded to the winner of the $400,000 Fountain of Youth Stakes (G2), held on Saturday, February 23, at Gulfstream Park . ...
Feb 19 2013

Three Stakes with Derby Prospects at Three Tracks this Holiday Weekend

Since 1968, the February 12 birthday of Abraham Lincoln and the February 22 birthday of George Washington have been consolidated into President’s Day, an unofficial joint celebration on the third Monday in February to honor these two great American presidents.So, with that background Monday, F...
Feb 15 2013

NASCAR Betting: The Sprint Unlimited

The Budweiser Shootout has been renamed The Sprint Unlimited for 2013, but the event will still kick off the opening stretch of races at Daytona International Speedway this Saturday night. Kyle Busch won The Bud Shootout last season, and he's listed among the favorites on the auto racing od...
Feb 15 2013

MMA Betting: UFC on Fuel TV Preview

Beautiful Wembley Stadium in London, England will play host to UFC on Fuel TV 7 this weekend. The loaded card features plenty of exciting bouts with none bigger than Renan “Barao” Pegado taking on Michael “Mayday” McDonald in the UFC Interim Bantamweight Championship. Here’s a look at ...
Feb 13 2013

Golf Betting: Northern Trust Open

Phil Mickelson won the Waste Management Phoenix Open two weeks ago but slipped to a 60th-place finish over the weekend at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Mickelson will be looking to bounce back this week as he takes the course at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Califor...
Feb 13 2013

Golf Betting: Women's Australian Open

Coming off Player of the Year honours in 2012, American golfer Stacy Lewis will be looking to start the 2013 LPGA season with a win this week as she hits the links at the Royal Canberra Golf Club for the Women's Australian Open. Lewis came up just short at this event last season, but she&#0...
Feb 13 2013

Soccer Betting: Champions League Round of 16

UEFA Champions League action returns this Tuesday and Wednesday as the Round of 16 begins. Each team will play two games against its current opponent, one home and one away, to determine which team will advance to the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals. Here’s a look at the first four matches...