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5Dimes Update – Leaving U.S. Market 2020

September 15, 2020

Last week we shared the news that long time industry heavyweight sportsbook 5dimes was withdrawing from the U.S. market. Since that time we have talked to many in the industry about this topic. Some are cynical and think that the sportsbook in folding while others believe this is the start of an attempt to enter […]

Updated Super Bowl Odds After Week 1 NFL

September 15, 2020

The games were still fairly enjoyable this weekend despite having no fans in the stands. The stadiums piped in their fake fan noise which kept it from being eerily quiet. Most shots of the action are close-up so the stands are not seen anyway. The first week produced a few surprises. The 49ers losing to […]

Weekend Football Quick Picks

September 11, 2020

The first full weekend of football games are upon us.. although there aren’t that many great college football games to choose from. The NFL kicks off its week one. Last night we saw KC Chiefs easily handle the Texans and if you got our KC vs Houston Free Pick, congratulations on your win. Wake Forest […]

5Dimes to Withdraw from U.S. Market

September 9, 2020

The very popular online sportsbook 5Dimes announced this week that it will stop doing business with American residents later this month. They will stop taking deposits and sign-ups right away and customers have until September 25th to withdraw their funds. When contacted for comment 5Dimes said “We are relaunching the company into a better one […]

The Two Dumbest Wagers We’ve Ever Seen

August 28, 2020

You can’t make this stuff up. (Contributed by John Rothschild. Thoroughbred Race Horse Syndicator) The Egocentrically Driven Money Line Wager: Six years ago I was in Las Vegas sitting next to an innocuous looking middle-aged man who was wagering on horses, without using the racing form. He took the favorite three times in succession. He […]

2020 Buffalo Bills Season Preview and Win Total Prediction

August 26, 2020

This is the third installment of our NFL team preview and total wins prediction. We are going down the list alphabetically. Today, we arrive at the Buffalo Bills. The Bills had a great season in 2019. They finished 10-6 and made it to the playoffs for the first time all millennium. They traveled to Houston […]

Wager Alert Systems – Do They Actually Work?

August 21, 2020

One of the most used bookie tools is the wager alert system. As a bookmaker, one of the most important things to do is track incoming action. You don’t need to worry about tracking the small bets in real-time, but you have to know about every big bet. A “big bet” is subjective and will […]

Early Look at 2021 NCAA Basketball Championship Odds

August 17, 2020

The college basketball season of 2019-2020 was ended prematurely this year for obvious reasons. We never truly got a true champion. The way things are playing out in 2020, it seems likely that there will indeed be a basketball season. There is no word yet if it will be a limited number of teams or […]

2020 NBA Playoff Series Prices

August 15, 2020

The 2020 NBA playoffs get under way on Monday. The brackets are now set and ready to be played. The NBA, as you probably know, is being played in a “bubble” in Orlando. This bubble eliminates the any home-court advantage which may exist. This should be factored in when considering which series to bet. Here […]

Tips To Make Winning Bets In Major League Soccer 2020

August 12, 2020

Soccer, or football as it’s widely known internationally, is still considered as the world’s most popular sport. The Major League Soccer (MLS) has so much potential when it comes to betting even though it’s not held with the high regard that European leagues are held to. Although that is the case, that fact itself is […]