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2014 Winter Olympics Hockey Betting Preview



Make no mistake about it: men’s hockey is a massive draw at the Olympics and it is getting more competitive each time out. Here is a look at the top five to watch out for in Sochi when the tournament...

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Olympics Betting May Be Less Than Olympian



More than 2,500 athletes from 90 nations will compete in 98 events over a 17-day span but if history is a guide, it is unlikely that Olympics betting will be a match for the grandeur of the Winter...

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Sportsbooks Eye Surge in Olympics Betting



The Olympics is the biggest athletic event in the world and, if operators of sportsbooks have anything to say about it, the Summer Games, which begin with opening ceremonies in London, July 27, also...

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Contador Favored in Tour de France Betting



Under a seemingly never ending cloud of illegal drug use, sportsbooks have opened Spain's Alberto Contador as an overwhelming 2/3 favorite to capture the 2011 Tour de France, the premier event on the...

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TV Coverage Encourages Winter Olympics Betting



NBC, along with TV affiliates USA, MSNBC and CNBC, will devote 435 hours of original coverage to the Olympic Games in Vancouver, Feb. 12-28, but it remains an open question whether Winter Olympics...

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Summer Olympic Games Betting Will Have Worldwide Appeal



Olympic Games betting never has enjoyed the action of a World Cup, a Wimbledon, an NBA Championship or a World Series, but the inclusion of soccer, tennis, basketball and baseball, not to mention...

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SPORTSBOOKS AIM TO BOOST OLYMPIC SUMMER GAMES BETTING



Betting on the Olympics always has paled in comparison to the pomp and circumstance of the global extravaganza itself but this year sportsbooks are hoping that, with some innovative offerings, they...