Pete Rose has been banned from Baseball’s Hall of Fame. As a manager (and perhaps as a player) he gambled on the game that made him famous. Details about how often he bet and whom he bet on are a Continue reading Baseball players and gambling: A love story?
Ah, the never-ending joy of wagering on the NFL. One thing many people overlook about the sustained success of both college and professional football is not only the excitement and unpredictability the sport brings and the gladiator-like nature of the Continue reading Kickers and pleasers: Just another Sunday wagering on professional football
“It’s a skill game, Jo.” -Matt Damon in Rounders I’ve been hearing this word a lot lately when it comes to shutting down online fantasy football gambling. Skill. When I think of skill, I think of an athlete who does Continue reading Debunking fantasy football’s ‘skill game’ defense: A follow-up to wagering the war on waging
Earlier this year, just on a whim, I decided to take a season-long look at how the underdogs would fare against the favorites. It’s the way I’ve always liked to bet so I figured why not look at how much Continue reading Upset specials in the NFL
“Nothing about playing table games in a casino is anything other than gambling as entertainment. On the other hand, risking money while possessing an edge, and while exercising prudent risk management, makes someone a trader.”
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I read online that some lucky guy just hit a 23-team parlay and turned his $100 wager into 25 grand. Must be nice.