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Jan 21 2013

College Basketball Betting: The Week Ahead

After spending just one week at No. 1 in the country, the Louisville Cardinals will likely lose that spot this week after falling to Syracuse on Saturday. It was one of many exciting games on Saturday, including Butler’s incredible steal and buzzer beater in a win over Gonzaga. In one of the m...
Jan 21 2013

Sports Betting: Game to Bet On

With the Super Bowl still a week away it's basketball that grabs the majority of the sports betting spotlight over the next seven days, with the Oklahoma City Thunder taking on both of the Los Angeles teams and the Knicks battling the Celtics in a marquee Eastern Conference matchup. As well...
Jan 21 2013

Betting on the Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park

The $400,000 Holy Bull Stakes (G2) will take place at Gulfstream Park on Saturday, January 26. The 2012 Breeders’ Cup  Juvenile champion Shanghai Bobby leads the list of contenders, along with Dewey Square and Clearly Now.**The Kentucky Derby will take place this year on Saturday, May 4. ...
Jan 18 2013

NFL Betting Preview: NFC Championship Game

The San Francisco 49ers will be looking to get another huge performance from quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Sunday afternoon as they take on the Atlanta Falcons as road betting favorites at Bovada at the Georgia Dome in the NFC Championship Game. The Falcons, meanwhile, will be looking to advan...
Jan 18 2013

NFL Betting Preview: AFC Championship Game

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are big favorites on the NFL betting lines at Bovada to win the AFC Championship Game on Sunday night and get back to the Super Bowl for the second season in a row, but to get their chance at a title they'll have to knock off a Baltimore Ravens team th...
Jan 18 2013

Similar Handicapping Trends in Play for Bettors in the Sunshine Millions Classic and the Palo Verdes Stakes

The $400,000 Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park on Saturday is not only the richest stakes race of the weekend, but it will offer a special handicapping test that revolves around considerable history. Likewise, the $150,000 Palo Verdes Stakes at Santa Anita Park on the same Saturday af...
Jan 17 2013

NBA Betting Preview: TNT Doubleheader

The Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Lakers looked like they were on a collision course to get to the NBA Finals – and then the season started. And while the defending-champion Heat haven't been playing their best basketball of late they're still jostling for position atop the Eastern ...
Jan 17 2013

Boxing Betting Preview: Top Weekend Fights

This Saturday night should be a good one for boxing betting fans with the first stellar card of 2013 that features three world title bouts. The Main Event on the card from MSG will be for the WBO Featherweight title, while also on the line will be the WBA Middleweight and WBO Junior Lightweight ...
Jan 16 2013

Poker and Philosophy: Alexis Carrel

All great men are gifted with intuition. They know without reasoning or analysis, what they need to know. - Alexis CarrelUnless you're intimately familiar with early 20th century history, it's unlikely that you know the name Alexis Carrel. He was a Nobel-Prize winning surgeon and ...
Jan 16 2013

MMA Betting: UFC on FX Belfort vs. Bisping

Free UFC action returns to FX this weekend with a full wagering card for MMA betting fans. Headlining the event will be a Middleweight contender matchup between Michael Bisping and Vitor Belfort, which could see Bisping earn a UFC Middleweight title shot with a victory.UFC on FX odds are also av...
Jan 16 2013

Golf Betting: The Humana Challenge

Brandt Snedeker ended up in a tie for eighth place at the Humana Challenge (formerly the Bob Hope Classic) last year, but he's one of the favorites on the golf odds to pick up that tournament victory this week as the PGA Tour stages its third event of the 2013 season. *****Sign up at Bovada...
Jan 15 2013

The Rundown: Poker News for January 15, 2013

ConnecticutThe tragic events in Sandy Hook have left the tiny state of Connecticut reeling, but Bridgewater Associates CEO Greg Jensen, a hedge fund manager, is looking to help however he can. After coming in sixth in a $100,000 tournament in the Caribbean, Jensen opted to donate his entire $286...
Jan 15 2013

Golf Betting: Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship

Hot on the heels of a lucrative sponsorship deal with Nike, Rory McIlroy will be looking to add a bit more to his wallet this week as he takes on a strong field as the golf betting favorite at Bovada at the European Tour's Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship in the United Arab Emirates. McIlro...
Jan 15 2013

NFL Stat Check: Conference Championships

Only four teams remain in the hunt for Super Bowl XLVII, with the New England Patriots, Baltimore Ravens, San Francisco 49ers, and Atlanta Falcons squaring off in their respective conference championship games this weekend to decide who moves on to the big game in February. And while Wild Card W...
Jan 14 2013

Changes that can be made to improve racing in America

As we move forward into 2013, as New York State, California and Kentucky are reviewing possible changes to the sport of Thoroughbred horseracing, here are some improvements that could boost the game’s standing with the betting public. For instance, the new system to determine the 20 eligi...
Jan 14 2013

The Sunshine Millions Signals First Top Quality Racing of 2013

In prior years, the novel stakes called The Sunshine Millions involved horses shipping from California to Florida and vice versa. The point was to offer races for horses bred in California and Florida, so they could face each other in stakes on the same day at Santa Anita and Gulfstream Park.The...
Jan 14 2013

Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park

Ron the Greek and Cash Rules are among the 4-year-olds who will face 2012 Breeders’ Cup Classic  runner-up Mucho Macho Man in the $400,000 Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park on Saturday, January 19.**The Sunshine Millions Classic is just one of six races to be held at Gulfstream...
Jan 14 2013

College Basketball Betting: The Week Ahead

Three of the nation’s top four teams entered the past week undefeated, but the Duke Blue Devils, Michigan Wolverines, and Arizona Wildcats all suffered their first losses of the season in conference action. With the college basketball pecking order wide open at this point, plenty of teams will...
Jan 14 2013

Sports Betting: Game to Bet On

The National Football League crowns its conference champions this weekend, while college basketball offers up several ranked matchups, the NBA features key games involving the Los Angeles teams, and the National Hockey League finally begins its 2013 season. Here's a look at the top matchups...
Jan 10 2013

NFL Betting Preview: NFC Divisional Playoffs

The Green Bay Packers began their regular season with a 30-22 home loss to the San Francisco 49ers, and they'll now get a chance to avenge that loss on a bigger stage this weekend as those teams prepare to meet at Candlestick Park in one of the two NFC matchups of the Divisional Playoffs. T...

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