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Giants v Royals

Giants Are Las Vegas Underdogs (Again) Heading Into World Series

The Giants are underdogs heading into the World Series, according to odds-makers in Las Vegas. That’s good news when you consider this fact: no underdog has lost a series this postseason.

10/20/2014

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Giants Are Longest Shot To Win World Series Despite Dominant Wild Card Game & Past Success

The Giants were not considered the most talented roster entering the 2010 or 2012 divisional playoff round, but bucked the odds to capture the World Championship each time. After that, and an 8-0 thumping of the Pirates Wednesday in the Wild Card round, you would think that oddsmakers would have learned to fear the beard, but no – the Giants (along with fellow wild card winner Kansas City) face the longest odds to win it all of the remaining eight teams at 10-1.

10/02/2014

GREEN BAY, WI - SEPTEMBER 14: A general view as the New York Jets kick off to the Green Bay Packers during the NFL game at Lambeau Field on September 14, 2014 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Jets 31-24.

5 Ways To Bet On Sports Without Money

Bets generally involve money. But what if you’re broke, or just cheap? Here are 5 ways to bet without losing next month’s rent.

09/26/2014

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Dieters Betting On Weight Loss Goals For Extra Incentive

A growing number of dieters are betting money they will lose a certain amount in a specified period of time.

05/14/2014

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Belmont Stakes

By: Kevin Martin Of the three Triple Crown races, the Belmont Stakes has been the place to cash big tickets. Of the thirteen winners this century, seven have paid over $25 to win. Orb and […]

06/06/2013

Seattle Seahawks v San Francisco 49ers

Harbaugh’s Decision To Decline Safety Likely Cost Bettors Millions

Jim Harbaugh’s decision late in the 4th quarter of a 13-6 victory over the Seattle Seahawks Thursday caused his team to fall short of covering the betting spread, potentially shifting the payout of hundreds of millions of gambling dollars, according to a report from ESPN.

10/19/2012

People Choice Award 2012 Winners

Vegas Sets Odds On Jeremy Lin, Kim Kardashian Date

The speculation surrounding Kardashian and Lin has led gambling website Bovada.LV to post odds on whether Lin and Kardashian go on a date.

02/21/2012

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So. San Francisco Fire Official Allegedly Ran Gambling Operation

A former South San Francisco fire official has pleaded no contest in connection with an alleged high-stakes sports betting operation run from a city firehouse.

CBS San Francisco–11/20/2010

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