Author: Gambling Guy

Gophers Struggle with Injuries Heading into Big Ten Tournament

What a big difference a year can make. Last year, the University of Minnesota went to the Big Ten baseball tournament as the top seed. Also, they have a place in the NCAA tournament. At present, Gophers struggle with injuries to key players. The Big Ten Tournament starts on Wednesday, and the Gophers need to win the championship to qualify for the NCAA tournament. Coach John Anderson thought their starting pitching became deep after the return of Patrick Fredrickson into the lineup. However, two starters suffered injuries that are making the coach worry about their chances in the upcoming...

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March Madness Sweet 16 Best Bets

When you look at the March Madness Sweet 16 teams, you will find no surprises except for on Cinderella story. Oregon amazed everyone by beating No.5 seed Wisconsin in the first round. Then, Oregon won the battle of the underdogs with its win over UC Irvine. Oregon is the No. 12 seed and the only one higher than No. 5 in the March Madness Sweet 16. If you support the Cinderella team, their line is +11000 for the Ducks. However, Duke remains the favorite to win the title this year. Bookie software experts see them as the top team...

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OddsShark Banned by New Jersey for Illegal Sportsbook

OddsShark banned by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement. As a result, the company can’t work with any licensed online bookie in the state. The state’s Attorney General sent a public notice explaining the reason for the ban. The DGE reviewed OddsShark and found out that it is offering unauthorized online sports betting and gaming to New Jersey residents. The agency informed licensed sportsbooks in the state to stop doing business with any illegal gaming websites. OddsShark is one of the online gambling sites in the US offering access to unauthorized offshore betting. After online betting became legal...

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Macau Gambling Revenues Drop for First Time since July 2016

Some bad news came from China’s only gambling hub. Reports showed Macau gambling revenues dropped 5 percent in January. It was the first drop since July of 2016. Industry insiders blamed it on some factors, including the China-US trade war and slow economic growth. The Macau gambling revenues in January is $3 billion, compared to $3.28 billion the previous year. Some casino operators said the smoking ban that took effect on January 1 also affected their business. In addition, some VIP players didn’t gamble that much in January because they are waiting for the Chinese New Year celebrations in...

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Orioles Named Worst Team of All Sports in 2018

Orioles named worst team of all sports in 2018 by the FiveThirtyEight. To compare teams, the site used a rating system. Their data showed the Baltimore Orioles was not just the worst in MLB, but in all of sports world. The Orioles finished the season with a 47-115 record that gave them the top spot in the MLB draft. Aside from the Orioles, three other MLB teams made up bottom four teams of 2018. They were the Detroit Tigers, Miami Marlins, and the Chicago White Sox. According to pay per head reviews, the Tigers, Marlins, and White Sox were tanking...

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