Holiday Reader Mailbag

Thanksgiving saw a flourish of holiday wagering.  New people that have come to the fold wanted to try their hands at football betting.  As their wives and mothers paid attention to the oven from 8AM on, their thoughts turned to the sportspage.  Three NFL games with the Lions quickly coming up.  The wisest of the


Superiority of P2P Payments Over CC in the USA

Many different means of funding American sportsbook accounts exist but the person to person option continually ranks near the top in satisfaction and security.  Recent events have unfolded in one of the largest serving US companies that cast a shadow across credit card processing.  Find out what this is, where it happened, and how the


NFL Trend to Continue For Week Four?

Attention and discernment of trends can help one elevate profits and reduce risk even in the lean times.  This NFL season has seen the public and the sportsbooks exchange body blows through the first three weeks of the football season.  Big name betting favorites were leading the way last Sunday with blowout covers.  No feasible


Preview: Southern California at Arizona State

When: 10:30 PM ET, Saturday, September 26, 2015 Where: Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, Arizona USC holds an 18-12 edge in its series with Arizona State (not including Troy’s 2005 road victory later vacated due to NCAA penalty; original record 19-11). However, the Trojans have lost the past 2 meetings and 3 of the last 4


Covering the spread

The success of Michigan’s athletic teams has elated thousands of loyal fans Covering the spread. But at local bars and behind closed doors, bookies regularly take bets on athletic contests, as students look for a quick thrill and an easy way to gain cash fast. By Debra Hirschfield Daily Staff Reporter It’s not whether you


Basics of Betting

1) “Do I need more than one bookie?” Technically the answer is no, but practically the answer is “Yes, absolutely!”. The primary advantage to having several bookies (or “books” or “outs” as they’re called) is that you will often get different lines on a football game to play into. Over the long run the extra


Bookie or Broker

It’s no secret that the stock market is a gamble, but a new Web site turns the analogy into reality. Two weeks ago, VSMarket.com (the “VS” stands for versus) launched to let players put money on the ultimate dog race: stocks on the Nasdaq and New York Stock Exchange. Co-founder Robin Ramm-Ericson calls it “financial


The Stanford Cardinals looks to improve

The Stanford Cardinals looks to improve from a 8 & 3 record last season. Winner of its last 3 games to end the 2014 campaign, including a 42-21 rout of Maryland in the Foster Farms Bowl, Stanford will open its season on the road for the first time since 2009 (a 39-13 win at Washington


UCLA Bruins to Open Season

The Bruins finished 10-3 overall in 2014 and in a three-way tie for third in the South Division of the Pac-12 with a 6-3 record. UCLA faced 10 bowl eligible teams last season and posted a 7-3 record in those contests. Fourth-year head coach Jim Mora (29-11), who led the Bruins to victory in the


Louisville expected to lose

The Cardinals must replace 14 players who were drafted or signed as NFL free agents. Louisville had a school record 10 players drafted in the seven rounds. The Cardinals have to replace seven starters on defense in defensive end B.J. Dubose, outside linebacker Lorenzo Mauldin, outside linebacker Deiontrez Mount, safety Gerod Holliman, safety James Sample,