New Jersey Allows Physical Skill-Based Gambling

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February 18, 2015

Are we fast approaching a new era when gambling on sports will be legal in all over the United States, not just Nevada?  When historians look back at this time, they may likely point to this event at a lone casino in New Jersey as a turning point. It doesn’t seem like a big deal: allow gamblers to bet against one another in games of skill. In this case, making…

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Which are the Favorite NFL Teams to Impact This Season?

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June 18, 2014

Every year, the same question gets asked: which NFL teams are favored this season? Not just who will win the Super Bowl, but who will the top five or six teams be and, more importantly, why will they be at the top of the heap and not other team?  Most importantly: what are that betting expectations for these favored teams? For the answer to at least that part of the…

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NBA Lockout Update: Won’t Anyone Think of the Oddsmakers?

Right now, NBA Commissioner David Stern is only cancelling pre-season games. Who cares, right? To borrow a phrase from former star Allen Iverson, “We’re talking about practice, man. I mean, how silly is that? We’re talking about practice!” But soon, we will be talking about cancelling regular season games (currently scheduled to start on November 1) which could result in a shortened season. Big deal, you say? The NBA seasons…

October 7, 2011
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