Ohio State
College Football

William Hill bookmaker on playoff point spreads: ‘I think both numbers are inflated’

The inaugural College Football Playoff is still two weeks away, but excitement continues to build as we all wait for the two semifinal games to arrive: No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 4 Ohio State in the Sugar Bowl, and No. 2 Oregon vs. No. 3 Florida State in the Rose Bowl.  More

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NHL

Assessing the 2015 Stanley Cup Odds at the NHL Season Quarter-Pole

All 30 NHL teams have played at least a quarter of their respective 2014-15 schedules, and there’s been some shakeup in the Stanley Cup odds. Some teams have seen their odds cut drastically—like the Nashville Predators jumping from 100-to-1 to 22-to-1 after a hot start.  More

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College Football

Which college football win totals are coming down to the wire? 15 of them play this weekend

With the college football regular season in its final week, now is the perfect time to look back at the teams that need to win their games this weekend in order to eclipse the season win total marks set for them by the sports books.  More

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DFS Strategy

DFS Strategy: Here’s some Week 8 players who offer good value in DraftKings cash games

We’ve officially hit the midpoint in the season and, since you’re reading this, you’ve either survived the first half or are just dipping your toes in the DFS pool and are now ready to take the full plunge. A lot more clarity exists around NFL pretenders and contenders, as well as which players have established firm […]  More

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DFS Strategy

DFS Strategy: Deciphering public opinion and using it to your advantage in GPPs

Daily fantasy sports is all about value—just like sports betting, stock trading or any other "market." Projecting ownership of players is an important factor in both cash game strategy and tournament strategy.  More

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DFS Strategy

DFS Strategy: Basic principles of roster construction for cash games

The next benchmark is understanding what score you’re looking for to cash an entry. While scoring varies week to week in the NFL, a safe target to shoot for is 120 points.  More

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DFS Strategy

DFS Strategy: What’s the best lineup construction for huge-field GPPs?

Tournament strategy is all about upside. You need to have monster days from everyone on your roster to take home a big prize pool.  More

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New Jersey Sports Betting Case

Author: Federal statute prohibiting sports betting may have granted an illegal monopoly

The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA) has been examined over and over, but it's not yet been challenged as a potential violation of the Patent Clause.  More

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Las Vegas casinos

Legendary Las Vegas slot machine, the Lion’s Share, pays out $2.4 million jackpot

A story that began with a wife telling a husband what to do ended with a $2.4 jackpot on a legendary Las Vegas slot machine.  More

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Sports betting news

Alleged owner of online sports book has 56 felony charges dismissed in plea deal

Lawyers say charges were trumped up and didn't hold up in legal proceedings, leading authorities to accept a plea deal due to "weak evidence."  More