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Extinct: Covers Scrubs its Expert Picks Section

Extinct: Covers Scrubs its Expert Picks Section

Plus Knup Solutions completes acquisition of Coded Content.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/20/2022

Yahoo Life: I Paid Off Poker With Intimate Favors

Yahoo Life: I Paid Off Poker With Intimate Favors

Plus Somach proves he's Carnac the Magnificent with another big win Tuesday night...And Kid Poker blames wrist injury on a stampede.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/20/2022

UK Won't Ban Video Game Loot Boxes

UK Won't Ban Video Game Loot Boxes

Also: Premier League clubs are reportedly set to agree on a voluntary betting shirt sponsor ban.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Jul/19/2022

Diaz vs. Khamzat UFC 279 Odds

Diaz vs. Khamzat UFC 279 Odds

September 10 will likely be Nate Diaz’s swan song in the UFC and our friends at SportsBetting.ag have the latest odds.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/19/2022

All Star Game Tied After Nine Innings? What Happens to My Bet?

All Star Game Tied After Nine Innings?  What Happens to My Bet?

They just announced Tuesday that if the All-Star Game is tied after nine innings there will be a homerun hitting contest to determine the winner of the game. 

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Jul/19/2022

2022 All-Star Game Prop Bets and Juan Soto Odds

Juan Soto was crowned the Home Run Derby champion last night, and soon, he may be playing for a contending team.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/19/2022

Are Any of the Poker Training Sites Worth It? Plus Brunson Still Bluffing at 88

Plus Thomas Somach has his "Play of the Century" for Tuesday night's MLB All Star Game (2022) and we look at a story of successful angling that "involves no modeling, no steam-chasing, no inside info".

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jul/19/2022

Burns: "Pujols Home Run Derby Biggest Matchup Win I Ever Seen for the Book by a Landslide"

Burns: "Pujols Home Run Derby Biggest Matchup Win I Ever Seen for the Book by a Landslide"

Pujols, at 42, was the oldest player to ever take part in the MLB Home Run Derby and he pulled off one of the greatest upsets in the event's history.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/19/2022

Chalkline CEO: Turning a Profit Has Taken Back Seat to Customer Acquisition in Legal Sports Betting Market

Chalkline CEO: Turning a Profit Has Taken Back Seat to Customer Acquisition in Legal Sports Betting Market

Another takeaway from this past week's SBC Summit: By leveraging (Business Intelligence) BI to identify the highest quality acquisition channels, these efforts can be scaled. Increasing the volume at the top of the conversion funnel will result in more quality conversions at the bottom.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jul/18/2022

Gronk’s Girlfriend, Camille Kostek, Predicts He Will Stay Retired....And We Do Too

“I am an honest lady, and honestly, in my heart, I didn’t feel like this one is a forever one. So, I think maybe he’ll come back again,” Kostek said during Miami Swim Week. “I feel like him and Tom are just having fun like, ‘Retired, not retired, retired, not retired.’”

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jul/18/2022

2022 Spreads on the NFC South Games

2022 Spreads on the NFC South Games

It's been a rollercoaster for the Bucs as far as futures odds are concerned.  Rob Gronkowski announcing his second retirement shifted odds as well.

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jul/18/2022

Zach Wilson Next Girlfriend Odds

Zach Wilson Next Girlfriend Odds

She's still alive, and therefore eligible, Angela Landsbury at 96 to become Jets quarterback Zach Wilson's next girlfriend.  The oddsmakers at BetOnline have the latest odds.  Yes, you can bet on Landsbury and other Hollywood MILFs.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/18/2022

Sports Handicapper Ben Burns Leaves Covers.com for WagerTalk

Sports Handicapper Ben Burns Leaves Covers.com for WagerTalk

Burns was described on the Covers.com website as their "most popular handicapper", so he must be good.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/18/2022

What Happened to the Covers.com Sports Handicappers, Picks Experts?

What Happened to the Covers.com Sports Handicappers, Picks Experts?

As of Monday July 18, the picks section (along with ways to send money) remained on the site. Larry Ness, Marc Lawrence and Lee Sterling were among those handicappers still listed.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jul/18/2022

Pujols  Gets No Love From Sports Bettors in Home Run Derby

Massive Swing in Home Run Derby Odds; Nobody Believes in Pujols

Plus there is a massive swing in the odds to win.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/18/2022

Covers Buys SportsBookReview, Shuts Down Picks Dept: Howe No! FanDuel CEO Stirs Things Up in Epic Fashion

Covers Buys SportsBookReview?

It was utter bedlam following a Q&A at this past week's SBC North America Sports Betting Summit as sports bettors took issue with FanDuel CEO Amy Howe's wild claim that 25% of gamblers betting offshore get stiffed.  Our Twitter feed exploded.

But not everyone was on the same page.

SandyBestDog tweeted:

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/18/2022

Discover the Hottest Innovations in the 'Casino and iGaming Zone' at SBC Summit Barcelona

Discover the Hottest Innovations in the 'Casino and iGaming Zone' at SBC Summit Barcelona

With this year's extremely successful SBC North America Sports Betting Summit in the books, it's time to start preparing for their banner event, SBC Summit Barcelona.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jul/18/2022

Michigan Draws In Massive Tax Revenue from Online Gaming and Sports Betting

Internet gaming, such as Online casinos in Michigan, accounts for $87.2 million of that total sum, with the largest chunk coming from retail tables and slots.

Submitted by Payton on, Jul/18/2022

Cameron Smith Stuns at Open While McIlroy Falls Flat Again Saving Sportsbooks

Cameron Smith Stuns at Open While McIlroy Falls Flat Again Saving Sportsbooks

Cameron Smith has won this year's Open Championship at 25-1 odds to do so.

Submitted by Mary Montgomery on, Jul/17/2022

Favorite to Win This Year's Open Rory McIlroy Sits Atop Leaderboard

Favorite to win This Year's Open Rory McIlroy Sits Atop Leaderboard

It's never a good thing when the favorite to win a golf tournament appears to be on the way to doing just that.  Such is the case with Rory McIlroy.  He pays $1000 on a $100 bet and was leading heading into the final hours Sunday.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/17/2022

Where Can I Bet the 2022 American League MVP?

Where Can I Bet the 2022 American League MVP?

Shohei Ohtani is the American League favorite to win the MVP this All Star Break.   Ohtani pays EVEN odds.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/17/2022

Where Can I Bet the 2022 National League MVP?

Where Can I Bet the 2022 National League MVP?

Paul Goldschmidt  is the runaway -110 favorite, and this is actually some pretty good value with a nominal risk vs. reward ratio.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/17/2022

The Basketball Tournament 2022 Betting Odds

The Basketball Tournament 2022 Betting Odds

The Basketball Tournament (TBT) got underway today on ESPN's family of networks as 64 teams vie for the million-dollar prize.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/16/2022

2022 MLB Draft Odds Feature Sons of Former Major Leaguers

2022 MLB Draft Odds Feature Sons of Former Major Leaguers

The MLB Draft takes place Sunday evening, and there are some familiar surnames who are projected to go in the first round.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/16/2022

Miami Hurricanes Regular Season Wins Projection Odds - 2022 Regular Season

Miami Hurricanes Regular Season Wins Projection Odds - 2022 Regular Season

BetOnline recently released their Total Season Win odds for the upcoming College Football Season. And here we've got Drew Butler to tell Ally Melendez just how he sees the Miami Hurricanes performing this regular season.

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Jul/16/2022

Current Betting Action Report: UFC Long Island

Current Betting Action Report: UFC Long Island

All of the action and odds for Saturday night's big UFC bout.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/16/2022

Garcia vs. Fortuna Fight Odds + Exclusive Behind the Scenes Footage

Garcia vs. Fortuna Fight Odds + Exclusive Behind the Scenes Footage

Ryan Garcia is a hefty favorite in his fight against Javier Fortuna on Saturday, but if Gervonta Davis ends up being his next opponent, he'll be boxing as an underdog for the first time in his career.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/16/2022

Zach Wilson Drama Leading to Hot Jersey Sales

Zach Wilson Drama Leading to Hot Jersey Sales

Zach Wilson has been trending on social media, but not because fans are excited about the Jets' upcoming season.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/15/2022

FanDuel CEO Says No Intention of Partnering With Universities

FanDuel CEO Says No Intention of Partnering With Universities

"I don’t want the FanDuel name showing up on a jersey or plastered all over a college stadium,” Howe said. “So, we’re going to tread much more carefully because you’re targeting an audience that is, by definition, a lot of those consumers are underage.”

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jul/15/2022

2022 Home Run Derby Odds: Kyle Schwarber and Pete Alonso Favorites

2022 Home Run Derby Odds: Kyle Schwarber and Pete Alonso Favorites

Pete Alonso, the two-time reigning champ, is technically not the favorite to win the 2022 Home Run Derby ahead of the upcoming MLB All Star Game.

Submitted by Don Shapiro on, Jul/15/2022

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Top 5 Exact Super Bowl 57 (2023) Matchup Bet Payouts

Top 5 Exact Super Bowl 57 (2023) Matchup Bet Payouts

Bucs vs. Bills ranked as the number 1 liability, but the number 2 liability might surprise you.

Why You Need a Price Per Player Sportsbook Software

Why You Need a Price Per Player Sportsbook Software

A price per player sportsbook software typically charges $5 and up per player per week while offering everything from odds, live betting, full reporting, 24-7 customer service and even a live dealer online casino.

Espionage Act Violations Has Gambling Seeking Bets on Trump Non Extradition Countries

Espionage Act Violations Has Gamblers Seeking Bets on Trump Non Extradition Countries

A search warrant of Mar-A-Lago released Friday afternoon shows former U.S. President Donald Trump appears to be under investigation for potential obstruction of justice, Espionage Act violations.