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Sports Betting Has Come A Long Way, Baby, And Roxy Roxborough Gets Much Of The Credit



In the beginning, God created the heavens and Earth.But it wasn't until an innovative oddsmaker came along that the genesis of sports betting, a biblical event in the history of human existence for...

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The Wit And Wisdom Of Sports And Sports Betting



If you're one of the handful of people who still believe that tennis is all about starched white clothing and curtseys at Wimbledon then you must have been as shocked as Captain Renault in "...

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Pondering Of The Vagaries Of Sports Betting, Gambling And Luck



While the end of one year and the start of another always bring about a measure of self - examination for the gambler, it should be comforting to know that over the eons, other people, some of great...

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Sports Betting Affected By Gambling Superstitions



Friday the 13th looms large in the sports betting world, forcing bet makers and bet takers alike to superstitiously cross their fingers even though there's no credible evidence that the second Friday...

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Bookmakers and Risk



Suppose you are given a choice between the following two opportunities. What should you do?1. Guaranteed $500 in cash 2. A box contains five green balls and five red balls. A ball is randomly...

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Roulette or Baseball - What's the Difference?



Roulette and baseball are popular wagering activities, yet, mathematically, they are quite different. An American roulette wheel has 38 sections labeled 1 through 36, 0 and 00. Suppose you bet on "17...

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Betting Lines Are Affected More By Who Makes The Bet, Not How Much Is Wagered



A fellow strikes a few keys on a computer keyboard or strides into a licensed sportsbook in Nevada and wagers $5,000 on a football game. The move triggers an immediate and frenzied reaction from the...

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Common Sports Betting Mistakes



Sports betting is challenging enough to earn a profit if you do everything right; it's almost impossible if you make a handicapping or wagering error. Of course, luck sometimes is a factor with...

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Difference Makers in the Playoffs: Key Positions



In baseball, hockey, football, and basketball, there are key positions that tend to be the dealmaker or breaker when the game is on the line. This doesn't negate the fact that the four sports are...

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Does Your Sportsbook Post Betting Lines On Just About Anything?



Remember when you'd saunter into a sportsbook, or contacted one on the Internet, because you wanted to do a little sports betting? You still can but increasingly sportsbooks are catering to a more...