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Preseason NFL Gambling Week 1 – Thursday Night Games

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Like most intelligent people I do a fairly heavy amount of gambling during the NFL preseason.

Ohio

Ohio Bans Internet Cafes Out Of Fear That People Might Gamble In Them

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Ohio is a lovely state but there seems to be some confusion over what an Internet cafe actually is.

RUSSIAN GIRLS

This Russian Girl In A Bikini Knows How To Uphold Her Side Of A Bet

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I’m not much of a gambling man, as I would hate to end up the subject of a 30-for-30-style documentary about incredibly handsome bloggers who blew their entire fortunes by losing money at picking Top Chef winners.

Kate Middleton

Bookmaker Offering 100-1 Odds For Giving Birth The Same Day As Kate Middleton

A pregnant woman in Longton, England made a small wager at 100-1 odds that she would give birth on the same day as Kate Middleton.

WOMEN BE GAMBLING

Of Course A Woman Bet $5 On Football And Won $100,000

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As a person who only gambles as part of a horrifying addiction to fantasy football, forgive me if I’m a little misogynistic here.

#NBA

Take Out A Third Mortgage, Here Are This Season’s NBA Championship Odds

As always, it’s important to preface this post about NBA Championship gambling odds by saying that I do not gamble, and therefore I do not offer gambling advice.

#COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Anything Oklahoma State Can Do, Can Florida State Do Better?

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Last week, I had the pleasure of taking part in the 22nd annual Florida College Football Roast (video soon), presented by the Kiwanis Club of Palm Beach Gardens, at which representatives of Florida’s top colleges (excluding USF, because) talk a little trash before the college football season starts each year.

TABLOIDS HAVE NO BUSINESS COVERING SPORTS

BREAKING: Wealthy Athlete Enjoys Gambling

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Now that the 2012 Summer Olympics are behind us, we can officially say the same for Michael Phelps, he of the 22 Olympic medal fame.

xmas ape

Site Lets You Bet On When Peyton Will Succumb To NeckAIDS

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For the purposes of the all-important national media narrative, the concern of whether Peyton Manning will be laid low once again by his persistent neck injuries is second only to if and when Tim Tebow takes over for Mark Sanchez in New York.

#Facebook

You Can Now Bet On What Facebook Will Buy Next

The British have this weird thing where they'll bet on damn near anything -- weddings, pregnancies, freight shipping, you name it.

#NFL

Call Your Bookies: We’re Breaking Down Super Bowl XLVI’s Prop Bets

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As I mentioned earlier in my Peabody Award nominee post about Princess the Prognostic Camel, I’m not much of a gambler.

#MLB

The Dugout: A-Rod's Violent Gambling Parties

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It looks like Alex Rodriguez is going to be in a lot of trouble.

#THE SIMPSONS

A Brief History of Gambling on TV Shows

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Earlier this week, our briefly departed tyrannical leader, Mr.

#AMAZON

Will U.S. Online Poker Players Get Their Money Back?

Web-Related Legal News As you may have heard, the F.

USA

Poker Sites Go Up The River

Poker Shutdown On Friday the F.

#APPLE

Tis The Season To… Stick ‘Em Up?

The holidays are a tough time for some people, and unfortunately that brings out the worst in them.

SWIMMING

Florida Man Is Greatest Gambler Ever

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I’m not much of a gambling man, but I have been known to throw down a sixpence or two on the local American football contest.

#video games

Virgin to Legitimize Gambling on Video Games

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Have you ever sat down to play a game of "Madden" or "Call of Duty", and thought, "You know, this is fun, but it'd be even more fun if I could put down real money and lose it to total strangers over the Internet who do nothing but obsessively play this game".

#NBA

NUGGETS FIGHT FOR RIGHT TO GO FISH

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How come there's always some jackass that has to ruin things for everyone.


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