Posts tagged ‘sports betting history’

Why Do Some Teams Perform So Poorly Against the Spread?

November 24, 2020

Some teams don’t do so well against the point spread. This goes for bad teams as well as good teams. The spread, as you may know, is set by Vegas and offshore oddsmakers in order to handicap the game so that it attracts equal action on both sides of the bet. But several factors weigh […]

Frank Rosenthal: Infamous in the Sports Betting World

January 12, 2014

When you hear the term sportsbook or even sports betting, Frank Rosenthal is a name that may come to mind. Born in the U.S. in 1929, Rosenthal hosted TV shows in Vegas in addition to working as a sports handicapper. Additionally, he served a stint as a casino executive. Rosenthal ran a racket that included […]