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By Jim Makos | Sport betting and iGaming news.

US Election Betting Trends Ahead of Super Tuesday 3

US election enjoys yet another Super Tuesday today. This time the hot states are primarily Florida and Ohio for the Republicans, as Trump’s rivals …

Betting

Modeling the Probability of Winning an NFL Game

If you're watching a sporting event, at any given time there is a probability your team will win or lose. If your team is ahead by a lot, they'll …

Probability

Using quantitative methods to examine effects of small sample

A key method used to develop match expectancies for football is the Poisson distribution as explained in a previous Pinnacle article. Findout more …

Aston Villa FC

Using Models to bet on sport

99% of people who bet on sport lose money over a long-term.<p>Finding an edge to consistently beat the bookmakers is tough.<p>A privileged few can exploit …

How to exploit a drifting odds' reversal in football betting

We have talked a lot in the past about the significance of the betting odds and especially of their ups and downs. We have come to the conclusion …

How to Read Champions League’s Betting Charts

After tipping some winners in Champions League's midweek games, I explain how we can use betting charts and trends to find these tips ourselves.

Gambling

Champions League’s Betting odds and trends for midweek games

How betting odds have moved for Champions League Round 16 second leg games on Tuesday and what we predict based on their trends.

Soccer

PaddyPower paid out on Trump's nomination, yet Betfair traders bet against as...

PaddyPower paid out on Trump's nomination, yet Betfair traders bet against as Romney attacks. #notsmart<p>We live in strange times. Look at Cruz implied …

Yahoo launching site devoted to eSports

Yahoo is launching a site to host coverage of competitive video games, the latest media giant to make a push into the fast-rising eSports market.<p>The site will be an extension of the company's Yahoo Sports brand, and focus heavily on video. The site will include features, commentary and interviews …

How betting charts help you win by beating the closing odds

Shortening and drifting odds are seen on almost every football betting charts. Here is how you can make use of them and beat sportsbooks' closing …

Gambling

Can "Bing Predicts" predict odds movements and value bets?

I don’t remember when I first stumbled upon Bing Predicts for the first time. It must have been a long time ago since I have forgotten all about it. …

Two weeks ago you could bet Barcelona to beat Real Madrid at 3.39! #betting ...

<b>Two weeks ago you could bet Barcelona to beat Real Madrid at 3.39!</b> #betting<p>Check the odds movements at the all-time odds graph by OddsArchive for the …

How to make sure your betting system is a winner

One of the most common questions that haunt the minds of all serious and meticulous bettors relates to the success of their strategy: <b>“</b><b>How can I make</b> …

Full Tilt to be first online poker brand to launch on Steam eSports platform

After thousands of Steam community members voted for the Full Tilt.net play money game during the Greenlight process, used by Valve to gauge interest …

Evolution acquires Riga building to expand studio floor space

Live dealer gaming specialist Evolution Gaming has acquired the company that owns the building which accommodates the majority of its live casino …

Startups

Why (and How) Sharp Gamblers Move the Betting Line

I hadn’t heard of <b>Billy Walters</b> before I read this ESPN report last week. Billy has been a legend in the sports betting world on the other side of the …

iGaming Industry Accepting Bitcoin with Open Arms

Bitcoin is a crypto currency that is slowly rising in popularity with each day. Even a few years ago, the concept of using Bitcoin as a mean of …

BetExplorer now shows Opening Odds

I am always on the lookout for significant movements of betting odds. That obsession of mine made me a big fan of BetExplorer service recently. Their …

When to Quit Betting? When you've lost Enough!

“I’m tired of losing,” writes a member at a popular sports betting forum, who accompanies his regrets with great truths about his betting addiction …

Is Your Money Safe in Online Betting Accounts?

How secure is our money kept in an account of online bookmakers? Are we really at risk of someone gaining unauthorized access to our private data and …

A Simple Betting System can be both Profitable and Affordable

If a betting system is created in a very simple way, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it will not be profitable. Far from it, actually! Simple …

Why Cash Out in Sports Betting will Cost you Money

The latest trend in sports betting is called Cash Out. This tool offered by betting operators allow bettors to secure their profits or minimize their …

Betting against the trend System: Exploiting market’s Inefficiency

Is the betting market efficient? Do betting odds reflect the true probability of each outcome? I myself cannot answer that. Yet, others have done so …