FOOTBALL AND BETTING
English Football Has A Gambling Problem – Is It Time To Seek Help?
The betting industry is now "at the beating heart of the beautiful game," but a raft of recent incidents have raised serious questions about the relationship between football and gambling.
the bookmakers' war
A Safe Bet: How Bookmakers Are Waging War on Persistent Winners
Bookmakers are excluding persistent winners as "liabilities". It's perfectly legal, if not entirely fair. But these high-stakes gamblers still find ways to bet – and now the liabilities are starting to fight back.
UFC 203 Odds: Miocic, Werdum and Gall Tipped to Leave Cleveland With Wins
The betting odds for UFC 203 say Stipe Miocic will defend his title, Werdum will return to winning ways, and CM Punk's first foray will be a failure.
Conor McGregor Opens as Betting Favourite for Possible Diaz Trilogy Fight
Just days after Diaz vs. McGregor 2, the early odds for a possible third fight between the two have been released. And once again, they favour the Irishman.
How Twitter Tipsters Are Profiting on Losing Bets
Operating in an unregulated corner of the internet, Twitter tipsters can earn money when the very people they are advising lose their bets. Despite their ties to major bookmakers, many ignore industry guidelines without facing sanctions.
Leicester's Odds to Win the Title Were Not 5,000-1 – it Was Way More Unlikely Than That
Never tell me the odds (unless it's to further a media narrative or coax me into deep depression about the futility of life).
he's got a system
The Life of a Professional Gambler
Dirk Paulsen lives purely on football betting, and he feeds his family with it. The professional better speaks to us about gut feelings, trips to Monte Carlo, and the start of the second half of the Bundesliga season.
Balancing the Books of UFC 193
Vegas had their hands full with a ton of last minute action on Holly Holm.
Duffy, Poirier, and the McGregor Effect
The trickle down from Conor McGregor’s meteoric rise to the top of the UFC featherweight division is having a direct impact on the betting line of his countrymen.
The NFL Has a Gambling Problem
The NFL likes to say it opposes gambling. But the league also banks millions thanks to the increased interest from betting and fantasy sports.
How Gamblers Use 'Ghost Matches' to Make a Killing
What happens when gamblers run into problems fixing matches? They make up matches that never happened in the first place.
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