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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...

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Playing The Parlay - Gauging Risks and Potential Gains



Probably the most familiar type of wager in sports betting is the straight or side bet. The term "straight" is a good way to describe it - winning is determined by one basic factor and the payoff is...

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Sports Betting Basics - Gauging Risks and Potential Gains



Online sports betting offers fans ease and convenience when it comes to putting a few bucks on a game. Online sportsbooks have given anyone who has access to the Internet the opportunity to place a...

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Sports Betting Limits Designed To Limit The House's Damage



Every game of chance offers the house a certain inherent statistical advantage but none works off so small a profit margin - theoretically between one and four percent - as sports betting. With so...