March 24, 2017
March Madness Tournament Shaking Up Brackets
March Madness 2017

The March Madness tournament is getting closer to the end, as the Sweet 16 round is set to wrap up. The remaining teams will face off in the Elite 8 round. This year’s tournament has already had its share of upsets, surprises and ruined brackets, leaving the betting lines completely open to interpretation. Betting on March Madness is always unpredictable, and these remaining teams will surely give bettors a lot to think about. Gonzaga, Xavier, Kansas and Oregon have already advanced to the next round. North […]


March 21, 2017
Online Gambling Legalization Pushing Forward In Michigan
Michigan State Seal

Michigan is trying to become the fourth state in the nation to legalize online gambling. The legislators in support of the effort hope that the industry will revitalize the state economy through taxes and regulation. The bill would allow licensed casinos in the state to launch Internet gambling sites for Michigan residents to use.  This would add state based options to the existing range of opportunities now available for Michigan online gambling. Senator Mile Kowall has been working on this bill for over two years […]


March 13, 2017
Showtime’s ‘Billions’ Nods to Poker Brilliance
Poker Scene From Showtime's Billions

Poker is as much a game of skill as it is a game of luck. A player’s confidence (or feigned confidence) can influence a match as much as a strong hand. Showtime’s “Billions” showcased this in a recent episode of the show’s sophomore season, which featured characters at a charity poker tournament. In the episode, main character Bobby “Axe” Axelrod (played by actor Damian Lewis) decides to participate in a charity poker tournament, where he invites Taylor (played by actress Asia Kate Dillon) to be […]


March 6, 2017
New York Gambling Market Looks to Expand With Online Poker
Gary Pretlow

The state of New York has been pro-gambling for some time now. The state has a number of casinos and racinos (race tracks that offer casino games). Now, New York is trying to emulate their neighboring state of New Jersey by bringing online poker into the fold. Assemblyman J. Gary Pretlow, Chairman of the Committee on Racing and Wagering, recently spoke out on how his committee is attempting to regulate an online poker service. Pretlow spoke on how he recently visited New Jersey to go […]


March 3, 2017
Champions League Second Leg Could Bring Upset
UEFA Champions League Logo

The UEFA Champions League is back in action with the Round of 16. The first leg had its share of goals and upsets, leaving an element of anticipation for the second leg. This year’s Champions League has a few interesting storylines, and this year’s Round of 16 highlighted a few things that are important to note going forward that may impact the tournament’s outcome as well as affect the odds for legal online soccer betting on the Champions League. Perhaps the most anticipated matchup was between […]


February 17, 2017
Solicitor General Could Tip The Scales In NJ Sports Betting Case

Early in January of this year, the U.S. Supreme Court indicated renewed interest in the case of New Jersey sports betting. The Supreme Court requested the Acting Solicitor General to file a brief in the case and weigh in on the effort to overturn or to find a way to work around a 25-year-old federal law that prevents sports betting in all but 4 states. The five major sports organizations in the Unites States have long been against the repeal of the 25-year-old Professional and […]


January 19, 2017
Betting Lines For NFL Playoffs and Super Bowl Offer Tight Spreads

The NFL Playoffs are into the Conference Championship rounds with the winners of each game set to face off in Super Bowl LI. The New England Patriots are facing the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Conference Championship while the Atlanta Falcons are facing the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Conference Championship. There are a wide assortment of bets on the line regarding these two games and the eventual Super Bowl matchup. The available bets for legally betting on the Super Bowl and the remaining […]


November 8, 2016
New US Online Gambling Trends
Trends

As the United States online gambling industry continues to grow and expand, there has been a rapidly increasing amount of analytical research being done on it. A lot of this new research is shining a spotlight on trends that, while surprising to some, have been obvious to others inside the industry for some time. This continued analysis has also allowed better, more accurate forecasts of what US online gambling revenues will look like over the next three or so years. Trends That Point Towards Significant […]


November 1, 2016
Political Betting Odds Tighten As FBI Reopens Clinton Email Case
FBI reopens Clinton Email Case

Anthony Weiner has truly proven himself to be destructive to the Democratic Party, and his latest shenanigans drive that truth home for one presidential hopeful that is slowly becoming known as Crooked Hillary. Clinton had successfully navigated the whole email scandal and FBI investigation thus far, and was getting beyond the negative press from it despite Trump’s repeated referencing of the details. It doesn’t look like she will dodge the damage from the scandal as well this time around, thanks to Anthony Weiner. The FBI […]


October 26, 2016
John Oliver Blamed For Decrease In Donations To Jill Stein Campaign

At this point in the presidential race, most people are not really taking the third party candidates very seriously. The three most known of these right now are Jill Stein of the Green Party, Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party, and Evan McMullin who is running as an independent. While each has a small base of loyal supporters, they don’t carry much influence in the election, are not involved in debates, and fly pretty well under the radar for the most part. Popular HBO political […]