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Jeopardy Champ James Holzhauer: 'I Majored in Online Poker'

When asked on Monday night's episode of Jeopardy where he got his smarts, professional sports bettor James Holzhauer joked he attended the University of Illinois "where I majored in online poker". $89229 was his winnings Monday night alone.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/20/2019

Top Gambling Stories: Holzhauer Returns, High Court Ends Kenya Gambling Ad Ban

Holzhauer Returns

One of the most prolific gambling and sports crazed nations, Kenya, will no longer ban gambling ads, at least for now, and professional sports betting Holzhauer returns to Jeopardy Monday

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/20/2019

98 Percent of Those Polled Predict Daenery Death in Final Game of Thrones Episode

98 Percent of Polsters Predict Daenery Death in Final Game of Thrones Episode

While most bookmakers have pulled their odds on Sunday's season (and show) finale of Game of Thrones, bets were being taken right up through Saturday.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/19/2019

Can I Still Bet on the Game of Thrones Finale on May 19 Day of Airing?

Can I Still Bet on the Game of Thrones Finale on May 19 Day of Airing?

Tomatometer scoring odds still available at select bookmakers online

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/19/2019

Netherlands Wins Eurovision Final 2019 as Favorites

Netherlands Wins Eurovision Final 2019 as Favorites

The Netherlands won the 64th Eurovision Song Contest in Israel on Sunday in a songfest that passed off without serious incident, despite calls by pro-Palestinian groups to boycott the event.

Submitted by Reuters on, May/18/2019

Best Payout on Eurovision Final Found at BetFred: Even Odds

holland payout odds eurovision 2019

BetFred distinguished itself Saturday from the pack by offering the best payout odds on Holland to win this year's Eurovision.  They would pay EVEN odds just minutes ahead of the big show.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/18/2019

Current Odds Preakness Stakes, Eurovision 2019

Saturday 11 am EST - Eurovision odds: Netherlands -140, Australia 6/1, Switzerland 8/1, Sweden 16/1, Italy 20/1, Iceland 20/1, Russia 28/1 - Preakness Stakes odds: Improbable +245, War of Will 5/1,  Alwaysmining 8/1, Anothertwistafate +750, Bourbon War 8/1, Owendale 10/1, Win Win Win 17/1

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, May/18/2019

Where Can I Watch, Bet the Eurovision Final From Australia

Where Can I Watch, Bet the Eurovision Final From Australia

How to watch the 2019 Eurovision Final from Australia?  It's easy and, great news, you'll be able to watch on the big screen and at local pubs (we assume, provided they are open).

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/18/2019

Duncan Laurence Still Favorite to Win 2019 Eurovision With 47 Percent Chance

Duncan Laurence Still Favorite to Win 2019 Eurovision With 47 Percent Chance

The bookmakers and punters are all over Duncan Laurence of the Netherlands to win this year's Eurovision Final.  He (and Holland) was favored at -140.  That's not a bad price with experts giving him a near 50% chance (47%) of winning.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/18/2019

Madonna Gets Her Groove on In Israel Ahead of Eurovision Final ...and Boycotts

Madonna Gets Her Groove on In Israel Ahead of Eurovision Final ...and Boycotts

Pop star Madonna took time out ahead of her scheduled guest performance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, attending an evening event in Tel Aviv on Thursday.

Submitted by Reuters on, May/18/2019

Where Can I Watch, Bet the Eurovision Final From the US

Where Can I Watch, Bet the Eurovision Final From the US

The Eurovision Final is among the most watched competitions in the world, however, it's very difficult to watch from the United States due to geo-blocking.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/17/2019

Sports Betting News Updates: FanDuel Not Offering Eurovision Odds? Borgata Launches Sportsbook

Sports Betting News Updates: FanDuel Not Offering Eurovision Odds? Borgata Launches Sportsbook

FanDuel, arguably the biggest online sports betting site in the United States that only operates in one state, New Jersey, had not yet posted future bets on one of the world's largest competitions, Eurovision 2019.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/17/2019

Eurovision Final 2019 Odds to Win: Where Can I Bet From The US?

Eurovision Final 2019 Odds to Win: Where Can I Bet From The US?

The Dutch are this year's favorite to win the Eurovision Contest, one of the most wagered on events of the year worldwide and now celebrating its 64th year.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/17/2019

Hard Knocks Odds Have Redskins Favored

Hard Knocks Odds Have Redskins Favored

SportsBetting.ag has set odds on which team will be featured in the upcoming season of HBO's Hard Knocks. 

Submitted by Guest on, May/17/2019

Does Your Pay Per Head Offer Dota 2?

Does Your Pay Per Head Offer Dota 2?

The demand is now high in the betting space for eSports and some of the biggest titles include League of Legends, Counter-Strike and Dota 2.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/12/2019

Team Liquid Betting

Team Liquid Betting

Most online gambling sites offer matchup odds and futures on Team Liquid.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/12/2019

2019 Overwatch League Season 2 - Stage 3 Schedule - Latest Betting Odds

2019 Overwatch League Season 2 - Stage 3 - Latest Betting Odds

The schedule will go from June 6 to July 17 with betting available each day

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/11/2019

Pay Per Head Adds eSports Betting for League of Legends, DOTA, More

Pay Per Head Adds eSports Betting for League of Legends, DOTA, More

One of the oldest most established and perhaps the most successful of the Pay Per Head firms, PayPerHead.com, have recently added eSports betting to their portfolio.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/11/2019

cs_Summit Gambling 2019 - Odds to Win

cs_Summit Gambling 2019 - Odds to Win

The 2019 cs_summit 4 starts May 23rd in Los Angeles with six teams competing and betting available online

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/11/2019

Dota 2 - ESL One Birmingham Odds to Win - Team Secret Favored

Team Secret is favored 2/1 and some change to win the Dota 2 - ESL One Birmingham 28 May, followed by Virtus.pro at 4/1.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/11/2019

AI is Becoming eSports Secret Weapon ...Professional Gamers Descend Upon Houston ...More

AI is Becoming eSports Secret Weapon

The eSports industry, now valued at $1 billion, is expected to reach the $1.8 billion mark by 2022.  Much of this will be propelled by Artificial Intelligence.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/10/2019

Bet the 2019 Dota 2 - MDL Disneyland Paris Major Online, Odds

Bet the 2019 Dota 2 - MDL Disneyland Paris Major Online, Odds

MDL will be hosting their first tournament outside of China.  At the beginning of May 2019, 16 of the world's best Dota 2 teams arrived in Disneyland Paris outside of downtown Paris, France, to secure their portion of the $1,000,000 USD prize pool

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/09/2019

Chaos Esports Club’ Dota 2 Team Drops Two Players, Moves to Europe

Chaos Esports Club’ Dota 2 Team Drops Two Players, Moves to Europe

Chaos Esports Club announced it has dropped two of its Brazilian players and moved out of South America to Europe.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/09/2019

Bet the Blast Pro Series Madrid - Odds to Win 2019

Bet the Blast Pro Series Madrid - Odds to Win 2019

Individuals from around the world can bet on the Blast Pro Series Madrid.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, May/04/2019

Sports Bettor James Holzhauer's Continues to Dominate on Jeopardy

 Sports Bettor James Holzhauer's Continues to Dominate on Jeopardy

James Holzhauer continued his Jeopardy dominance Thursday night with another $80,615 win and the correct answer in the final round: Glass Menagerie.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/02/2019

James Holzhauer's Sports Betting Background Helped Him Win Big on Jeopardy

James Holzhauer's Sports Betting Background Helped Him Win Big on Jeopardy

James Holzhauer this week past the million dollar mark on Jeapardy after just 14 days.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/25/2019

Vici Gaming Reveals Dates for The International 2019

Valve's Dota 2 The International event dates have been announced for August 16-18 (group stage) and the main event starting on August 20 running through August 25.  Betting on this event will be available at BetOnline here.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Apr/24/2019

More Colleges Forming eSports Programs

More Colleges Forming eSports Programs

The surging popularity of competitive video gaming across the country has local colleges looking to officially sponsor esports programs just like football teams and cheerleading squads.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/21/2019

Actress Who Portrays Mobster Paloma Faith Threatens to Kill Neighbor's Dog

Actress Who Portrays Mobster Paloma Faith Threatens to Kill Neighbor's Dog

Threatening to kill defenseless animals not in her DNA, actress says

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/21/2019

Bet on Game of Thrones Final Season Who Will Die

The final season of Game of Thrones kicked off Sunday night and gamblers will be able to bet which characters will be killed off, at least for the first couple of shows.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Apr/14/2019

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NFL Betting Line Analysis: Home Team -10

NFL Betting Line Analysis: Home Team -10

Gambling911.com looks at games that featured the home team a a primary -3 home favorite.  We look at the line moves around this number and the final results.

NFL Betting Line Analysis: Home Team -3

NFL Betting Line Analysis: Home Team -3

Gambling911.com looks at games that featured the home team a a primary -3 home favorite.  We look at the line moves around this number and the final results.

Should Online Casino Players in the UK Register With GamStop?

On the surface, Gamstop sounds like a reasonable concept to fight gambling addiction.  Those who think they have a gambling problem can register for self-inclusion with any online gaming site in the UK.