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ESL One Katowice Betting Preview – Top Teams With Odds and Predictions
February 17, 2019 by Kenneth Williams
ESL One Katowice is a storied name in esports, but this time, Counter-Strike won’t be the game du jour. Dota 2 has taken its place, and the legendary Polish battleground will likely continue to play host to hallmark esports events.…
Darren Till vs. Jorge Masvidal – UFC Preview with Odds and Predictions
February 17, 2019 by Adam Haynes
Tyron Woodley has reigned over the UFC welterweight division since July 2016. It’s safe to say that "The Chosen One" has not always seen eye to eye with the promotion's top brass in that time, especially UFC president Dana White.…
Betting on the Latest Hollywood Sequel – How Much Money Will Frozen 2 Make at the Box Office?
February 16, 2019 by Noah Davis
You can stop the constant Frozen reruns and punch the disc out of your DVD device. The nightmare has ended, and a new one shall begin. Nothing will stop your little ones from demanding princess outfits for Halloween or, you…
New Faces in New Places – Which MLB Moves Will Work Out Best in 2019?
February 16, 2019 by Michael Wynn
Who would have thought that when pitchers and catchers reported to spring training, names like Bryce Harper and Manny Machado would still be unsigned? Seriously, did you imagine that Craig Kimbrel and Dallas Keuchel would still be left off rosters…
Rugby Six Nations 2019 – Week 3 Betting Preview with Odds and Predictions
February 15, 2019 by Adam Haynes
The once-iconic French jersey might as well have been sheepskin in Twickenham on Sunday, as a dominant England well and truly put the lamb to the slaughter. Any initial hopes some had of France upsetting the Red Rose in their…
Odell Beckham Jr. Trade Rumors – Odds and Predictions for His Next Destination
February 15, 2019 by Noah Davis
The NFL offseason is not for the weary. You’d think everyone would take some time to sit back and relax with Super Bowl 53 just wrapping up a couple of weeks ago, but that isn’t the case. NFL front offices…
Betting on the Lakers’ Next Head Coach – Or Can Luke Walton Survive?
February 15, 2019 by Michael Wynn
We’re 57 games into LeBron’s first go-around in Los Angeles, and it’s the All-Star break. It’s a good time to take stock of how things are shaping up. I can first point to their sub-.500 record of 28-29 that has…
Jon Jones vs. Anthony Smith at UFC 235 – Odds, Analysis, Predictions, and Pick
February 15, 2019 by Adam Haynes
Jon "Bones" Jones is a fighter that has broken more fans' hearts than a sleazy frontman of an ‘80s cock rock band. Although admittedly one of the oddest comparisons you are likely to hear when Jones' name is brought up,…
NFL Draft 2019 – Ranking Kyler Murray and the Best NCAA Prospects
February 15, 2019 by Noah Davis
The NFL offseason is a time for relaxation and goal prioritization. The top stars of the most violent sport in the world need to rehab their bodies, refresh their minds, and figure out what needs to be done in order…
The LA Lakers’ NBA Playoff Chances and What Happens If They Miss Out
February 14, 2019 by Michael Wynn
“The Lakers look like a delirious mess.” That was the headline Wednesday morning on Deadspin.com after the Lakers turned in an incompetent performance on the court against the Hawks on Tuesday night. The loss was LA’s eighth over their past…
Five Things That the Internet Changed in the Sports Betting Industry
January 21, 2019 by Gary Mills
If you go back in history, you’ll see that betting on the outcomes of competitive contests is older than the idea we have now of civilization itself. Before there were towns or cities, people would bet on who would win…
Four Predictions for What’s in Store for the US Gambling Industry in 2019
January 16, 2019 by Gary Mills
2018 was an eventful year for gambling in the United States. You can read my year in review blog post for the details,  but we saw a little bit of everything from sexual harassment scandals to the first tri-state poker…
The Latest Online Gambling Bonuses in 2019 – Best Bonuses for Betting and Casino
January 12, 2019 by Jerry Summer
The competition between the online gambling sites was as fierce as ever in 2018, and the early signs are that this is not going to change in 2019. There are a ton of players from all over the globe, and…
The Ten Best Gambling Books I’ve Ever Read (With Reviews of Each)
January 6, 2019 by Randy Ray
I’d have a hard time listing all the gambling books I’ve ever read. As a professional gambling writer who’s been in the business for almost 20 years, I’ve read countless books on the subject. I don’t have a hard time…
The Evolution of Online Gambling – What Has Changed in 20 Years?
December 28, 2018 by Daisy Williams
In 1994, a little-known company called Microgaming began developing online casino software. They launched what they claim to be the first online casino shortly after (other companies have made similar claims), and the online gambling industry was born. Despite casino…
Five Facts About Betting Systems You Really Need to Know
December 27, 2018 by Randy Ray
When you’re talking about betting systems as they relate to casino games, you’re usually talking about raising and lowering your bet sizes to try to increase your probability of winning. You’ll often see pages on the internet explain that such…
Cryptocurrency Update for January 2019 – Latest Values and Major News
February 4, 2019 by Monica Barker
Happy 2019! After an absolutely dismal 2018, we’re excited to lay out the market’s performance within the very first month of this year. It wasn’t dramatically negative or positive, which we consider a great start to the year. Though many…
Cryptocurrency Market Report for December 2018 – Currency Analysis and Major News Stories
January 7, 2019 by Monica Barker
Well, 2018 was certainly a terrible year for the cryptocurrency market. December’s performance was par for the course, but it did fare a little bit better this month than it has in the past few months. With that being said,…
Bitcoin and the Crypto Crash – Cryptocurrency Market Report for November 2018
December 6, 2018 by Monica Barker
A third of the cryptocurrency market was decimated throughout the month of November, and many major and popular coins like Bitcoin and Ethereum suffered greatly. It seems like that market has been in a steady decline since March and took…
Monthly Update on the Cryptocurrency Market for September 2018
October 3, 2018 by Monica Barker
It seems like the cryptocurrency market hasn’t been able to catch a break over the last few months. In September, a few wrapped up the month above the red line, but most coins ended up losing value from the 1st…
Reviewing the Cryptocurrency Market in August 2018
September 10, 2018 by Monica Barker
Over the last 6 months, we’ve seen the cryptocurrency market take a rollercoaster ride to tremendous highs and detrimental lows. Unfortunately, the month of August had the majority of the market experiencing a dip in value from the 1st to…
Cryptocurrency Market Update for July 2018
August 3, 2018 by Monica Barker
Finally! Bitcoin and altcoin owners alike had an overall positive July compared to the few months before. As the summer begins to wind down, we can re-examine the idea that the crypto market moves in a similar way to the…
ESL One Katowice Betting Preview – Top Teams With Odds and Predictions
February 17, 2019 by Kenneth Williams
ESL One Katowice is a storied name in esports, but this time, Counter-Strike won’t be the game du jour. Dota 2 has taken its place, and the legendary Polish battleground will likely continue to play host to hallmark esports events.…
Darren Till vs. Jorge Masvidal – UFC Preview with Odds and Predictions
February 17, 2019 by Adam Haynes
Tyron Woodley has reigned over the UFC welterweight division since July 2016. It’s safe to say that "The Chosen One" has not always seen eye to eye with the promotion's top brass in that time, especially UFC president Dana White.…
Rugby Six Nations 2019 – Week 3 Betting Preview with Odds and Predictions
February 15, 2019 by Adam Haynes
The once-iconic French jersey might as well have been sheepskin in Twickenham on Sunday, as a dominant England well and truly put the lamb to the slaughter. Any initial hopes some had of France upsetting the Red Rose in their…
Odell Beckham Jr. Trade Rumors – Odds and Predictions for His Next Destination
February 15, 2019 by Noah Davis
The NFL offseason is not for the weary. You’d think everyone would take some time to sit back and relax with Super Bowl 53 just wrapping up a couple of weeks ago, but that isn’t the case. NFL front offices…
Jon Jones vs. Anthony Smith at UFC 235 – Odds, Analysis, Predictions, and Pick
February 15, 2019 by Adam Haynes
Jon "Bones" Jones is a fighter that has broken more fans' hearts than a sleazy frontman of an ‘80s cock rock band. Although admittedly one of the oddest comparisons you are likely to hear when Jones' name is brought up,…
Betting the 2019 Daytona 500 – Preview with Odds, Predictions, and Picks
February 14, 2019 by Adam Haynes
It's that time of year again: the week of the Daytona 500. This is a race that captures the attention like no other on the planet. Although things change — and drivers come and go — the buzz of Daytona…
Seven Common Texas Hold’em Leaks and How to Fix Them
February 2, 2019 by Randy Ray
If you’re like most Texas hold’em players, you probably have leaks you don’t even know about. In case you’re not familiar with the term in relation to poker, a leak is a flaw in how you play the game that…
How to Adapt Your Football Betting for the Super Bowl
January 30, 2019 by Dan Roberts
With the Super Bowl rapidly approaching, many fans and bettors will be doing some last-minute research. The goal is to find some golden nuggets of information to use for the big game wagers. Hopefully, you will already be well clued…
How to Play Blackjack Just for Fun and Change Your Attitude About Winning and Losing
January 26, 2019 by Randy Ray
Next time you find yourself taking a stroll through your favorite casino, stop and soak in the scene at the table game pit. You’ll probably see a gaggle of happy tourists ringing the roulette table, slapping hands whenever somebody’s number…
Three Card Poker for Beginners – How to Play and Best Strategy
January 25, 2019 by Randy Ray
Three Card Poker is a house-banked version of poker. You might consider it a cross between poker and blackjack. Traditional poker games aren’t banked by the house; the players play against each other. Derek Webb invented “Three Card Poker” in…
Super Bowl 53 Betting for Beginners – What Types of Wager Can You Make?
January 24, 2019 by Dan Roberts
The Super Bowl is much more than just a football game. Yes, it is a championship game to decide the best team in football – but this is a huge event that attracts everyone’s attention, including those who don’t even…
My Top Five Tips for Betting on Super Bowl 53
January 21, 2019 by Dan Roberts
Super Bowl 53 is fast approaching. After the championship games over the weekend, we now know that the Los Angeles Rams will be facing the New England Patriots on February 3rd at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. As Atlanta readies itself for…
Darren Till vs. Jorge Masvidal – UFC Preview with Odds and Predictions
February 17, 2019 by Adam Haynes
Tyron Woodley has reigned over the UFC welterweight division since July 2016. It’s safe to say that "The Chosen One" has not always seen eye to eye with the promotion's top brass in that time, especially UFC president Dana White.…
New Faces in New Places – Which MLB Moves Will Work Out Best in 2019?
February 16, 2019 by Michael Wynn
Who would have thought that when pitchers and catchers reported to spring training, names like Bryce Harper and Manny Machado would still be unsigned? Seriously, did you imagine that Craig Kimbrel and Dallas Keuchel would still be left off rosters…
Rugby Six Nations 2019 – Week 3 Betting Preview with Odds and Predictions
February 15, 2019 by Adam Haynes
The once-iconic French jersey might as well have been sheepskin in Twickenham on Sunday, as a dominant England well and truly put the lamb to the slaughter. Any initial hopes some had of France upsetting the Red Rose in their…
Odell Beckham Jr. Trade Rumors – Odds and Predictions for His Next Destination
February 15, 2019 by Noah Davis
The NFL offseason is not for the weary. You’d think everyone would take some time to sit back and relax with Super Bowl 53 just wrapping up a couple of weeks ago, but that isn’t the case. NFL front offices…
Betting on the Lakers’ Next Head Coach – Or Can Luke Walton Survive?
February 15, 2019 by Michael Wynn
We’re 57 games into LeBron’s first go-around in Los Angeles, and it’s the All-Star break. It’s a good time to take stock of how things are shaping up. I can first point to their sub-.500 record of 28-29 that has…
Jon Jones vs. Anthony Smith at UFC 235 – Odds, Analysis, Predictions, and Pick
February 15, 2019 by Adam Haynes
Jon "Bones" Jones is a fighter that has broken more fans' hearts than a sleazy frontman of an ‘80s cock rock band. Although admittedly one of the oddest comparisons you are likely to hear when Jones' name is brought up,…
The Different Baccarat Variations You Can Play and How to Play Them
January 31, 2019 by Randy Ray
Some casino table games have multiple variations, which gives gamblers a chance to try fun alternatives. Blackjack is especially known for different variations, such as 21, blackjack surrender, blackjack switch, perfect pairs, pontoon, red dog, single deck, Spanish 21, and…
How to Play Blackjack Just for Fun and Change Your Attitude About Winning and Losing
January 26, 2019 by Randy Ray
Next time you find yourself taking a stroll through your favorite casino, stop and soak in the scene at the table game pit. You’ll probably see a gaggle of happy tourists ringing the roulette table, slapping hands whenever somebody’s number…
Three Card Poker for Beginners – How to Play and Best Strategy
January 25, 2019 by Randy Ray
Three Card Poker is a house-banked version of poker. You might consider it a cross between poker and blackjack. Traditional poker games aren’t banked by the house; the players play against each other. Derek Webb invented “Three Card Poker” in…
The 2019 Las Vegas Table Game Survey – Blackjack and Other Table Games Surveyed by John Mehaffey
January 11, 2019 by John Mehaffey
I have been compiling data for Las Vegas blackjack tables and other games since 2012. I call it the “Las Vegas Table Game Survey.” From this year on, play-casino-games-now.com will be the home for my work. My report consists of…
Why I Prefer to Play Baccarat at Land-Based Casinos Instead of Online
January 1, 2019 by Beverly Greer
I will admit that when I first started gambling, I had never even heard of baccarat, and I was hesitant to play such an unfamiliar game. But once I learned the basics of the game, it quickly became one of…
How to Find Slot Machines That Will Let You Win
December 31, 2018 by Randy Ray
Do you sometimes wonder what you’re doing wrong when you’re playing slot machines? It’s only natural that you’d sometimes see other players winning jackpots and wonder what you’re doing wrong. Are you picking the wrong machines every time? Everyone can…
Kentucky Derby Betting 2019 – Early Odds, Predictions, and Contender Analysis
January 3, 2019 by Noah Davis
The new year has arrived, and it’s officially 2019, which means it’s already high time horse racing fans started thinking about the Triple Crown. There are other lucrative horse racing betting stops between now and May, but that won’t prevent…
What to Expect from the 2018 Breeders’ Cup – Full Preview with Betting Picks
October 31, 2018 by Jerry Summer
There aren’t many horse racing events bigger than the Breeders’ Cup in the USA, and plenty of people eagerly look forward to it each year. This Grade I Thoroughbred series has been around since 1982 and represents a solid opportunity…
2018 Breeders’ Cup Classic Betting Preview – Sleepers to Consider and My Top Pick
October 19, 2018 by Noah Davis
One of horse racing’s finest events returns next month, as the 2018 Breeders’ Cup Classic prepares to fire off at Churchill Downs on November 3rd. Gun Runner took home first place in 2017, but a new favorite emerges this year…
The 2018 Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe – Betting Preview with Odds and Free Pick
October 4, 2018 by Noah Davis
Horse racing fans have to wait almost a year for the next Triple Crown run. That’s a bummer, but the next two months certainly will settle as a fine consolation prize in the interim. Up next on the schedule is…
2018 Belmont Stakes Preview with Odds and Picks
June 8, 2018 by Noah Davis
Horse racing fans finally get to find out if history will be made again this Saturday when the 2018 Belmont Stakes takes center stage at Belmont Park. There is no absurd 37-year drought to be snapped here, of course. American…
Why I Think Justify Will Sweep the 2018 Triple Crown at the Belmont Stakes
June 7, 2018 by Noah Davis
The 150th running of the Belmont Stakes arrives on Saturday, June 9th. Justify enters as the heavy favorite after besting the competition in both the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes and will operate out of the #1 post position. The…
ESL One Katowice Betting Preview – Top Teams With Odds and Predictions
February 17, 2019 by Kenneth Williams
ESL One Katowice is a storied name in esports, but this time, Counter-Strike won’t be the game du jour. Dota 2 has taken its place, and the legendary Polish battleground will likely continue to play host to hallmark esports events.…
The Biggest and Best Esports Tournaments to Bet on in 2019
January 13, 2019 by Elias Wagner
Anyone who follows esports closely will know that the industry has been experiencing rapid growth over recent years. Esports betting is also increasing in popularity at quite the rate. This has prompted more and more bookmakers to start providing various…
All Aboard the Esports Train – Why Betting on Esports Is Getting Bigger and Bigger
December 8, 2018 by Elias Wagner
Esports are no longer a “new thing.” The esports industry is firmly established now, and it’s still growing a rapid rate. New leagues, teams, and channels are popping up constantly. This is proving to be very attractive to investors such…
Gwent: The Witcher Card Game – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly from the New Release
November 24, 2018 by Katie Harding
Just a few weeks ago, I’m sure many of you familiar with Gwent were anxiously awaiting the full release of Gwent: The Witcher Card Game out of beta mode. I know I was, and I even wrote a post about…
My Favorite Esports Games for Betting On – And Where to Bet on Them
November 4, 2018 by Elias Wagner
Betting on video games is a relatively new and exciting phenomenon which has swept the online community. The industry is growing at a rapid pace, offering plenty of different genres you can go along with. However, this diversity can prove…
Gwent as an Esport – Will Gwent: Homecoming Destroy Hearthstone?
September 30, 2018 by Katie Harding
I’m a frequent gamer, and growing up, I was passionate about battling my friends in Pokémon TCG, Pog, and Mortal Kombat tournaments. As I got older, I really found my niche in RPG games. I was gifted a copy of…
Cryptocurrency Update for January 2019 – Latest Values and Major News
February 4, 2019 by Monica Barker
Happy 2019! After an absolutely dismal 2018, we’re excited to lay out the market’s performance within the very first month of this year. It wasn’t dramatically negative or positive, which we consider a great start to the year. Though many…
Cryptocurrency Market Report for December 2018 – Currency Analysis and Major News Stories
January 7, 2019 by Monica Barker
Well, 2018 was certainly a terrible year for the cryptocurrency market. December’s performance was par for the course, but it did fare a little bit better this month than it has in the past few months. With that being said,…
Bitcoin and the Crypto Crash – Cryptocurrency Market Report for November 2018
December 6, 2018 by Monica Barker
A third of the cryptocurrency market was decimated throughout the month of November, and many major and popular coins like Bitcoin and Ethereum suffered greatly. It seems like that market has been in a steady decline since March and took…
Monthly Cryptocurrency Update – Analysis and Major News from October 2018
November 12, 2018 by Monica Barker
It’s no secret that October has been a very difficult month for the stock market, and many shareholders had a tough time catching their breath, but was the cryptocurrency market affected by the chaos? All 10 of our top 10…
Monthly Update on the Cryptocurrency Market for September 2018
October 3, 2018 by Monica Barker
It seems like the cryptocurrency market hasn’t been able to catch a break over the last few months. In September, a few wrapped up the month above the red line, but most coins ended up losing value from the 1st…
Top Tips for Choosing a Bitcoin Casino Online – How to Find the Best Sites
September 25, 2018 by Jerry Summer
One of the many industries that embraced Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies is the world of online gambling. The new technology brings many advantages to the table. You enjoy fast payments, low fees, and stay anonymous. As a result, plenty of…
Betting on the Latest Hollywood Sequel – How Much Money Will Frozen 2 Make at the Box Office?
February 16, 2019 by Noah Davis
You can stop the constant Frozen reruns and punch the disc out of your DVD device. The nightmare has ended, and a new one shall begin. Nothing will stop your little ones from demanding princess outfits for Halloween or, you…
Betting on the 2019 Grammys – Final Preview with Odds, Predictions, and Picks
February 8, 2019 by Noah Davis
The 2019 Grammy Awards won’t be quite as interesting as everyone expected them to be. In that same breath, it’ll be without one of its best acts and leading favorites to take home an award. That’s all thanks to Ariana…
How and Where to Bet on the 2019 Oscars – Top Betting Sites, Odds, Predictions, and Picks
February 7, 2019 by Noah Davis
The 2019 Oscars are almost here — we have nearly a month to go as I write this. Super Bowl 53 is still very fresh in everyone’s minds, and it may be a big reason why the Grammys initially got…
Betting on the 2019 Grammy Awards – Odds for Five Upsets to Target
February 4, 2019 by Noah Davis
While the 2019 Oscars are the talk of the town during this time of year in the entertainment industry, fans of music put the celebration of Hollywood’s top talents on hold for the Grammy Awards. I don’t know why this…
Dealing with Post-Super Bowl Blues – Other Betting Opportunities to Focus on in 2019
February 4, 2019 by Jerry Summer
The Super Bowl is now over, which means that the NFL season is gone, and there will be no more football until September. I’m sure a lot of you hate this, especially if you enjoy betting on the NFL. Chances…
Betting on the Next Batman – Odds, Contender Analysis, and Pick
February 1, 2019 by Noah Davis
Eventually, the love for comic book movies will die down. I just don’t know if that’s coming anytime soon. The perfect example may be the buzz surrounding the new The Batman film, which was recently announced for a 2021 release.…
Seven Common Texas Hold’em Leaks and How to Fix Them
February 2, 2019 by Randy Ray
If you’re like most Texas hold’em players, you probably have leaks you don’t even know about. In case you’re not familiar with the term in relation to poker, a leak is a flaw in how you play the game that…
Why You Suck at Texas Hold’em and What to Do About It
January 3, 2019 by Randy Ray
Let’s face facts – poker players today face an increasingly uphill climb toward profitability. The fabled days of the “Poker Boom” are long gone, and with them, the legions of fish who frequented Texas hold’em tables from coast to coast.…
How Much Should You Buy in for at the Texas Hold’em Tables?
December 26, 2018 by Randy Ray
I read a short column by Willy Neuman in Ante Up magazine recently about buy-ins at the Texas hold’em table. In it, he pointed out that your buy-ins at the Texas hold’em tables are important, and everyone knows how important…
Five Steps to Designing a New Poker Variant
December 24, 2018 by Randy Ray
Doyle Brunson once declared no-limit Texas hold’em to be the “Cadillac of Poker,” and that metaphor still holds up today. The game of choice for millions of recreational poker players worldwide, no-limit Texas hold’em offers the perfect blend of simplicity…
Poker Math for Players Who Are Bad at Math (And Maybe Even Bad at Poker)
December 22, 2018 by Randy Ray
I’ve been playing poker for close to 40 years. In that time, I’ve learned that the thing that scares more poker players than anything else isn’t facing one of the best players in the world or losing on a bad…
Popular Prop Bets Poker Players Make to Pass the Time
December 11, 2018 by Randy Ray
If you happened to be strolling through the jam-packed hallways of the Rio All Suites Hotel & Casino earlier this year – soaking in the sights and sounds of the 2018 World Series of Poker (WSOP) – you might just…
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