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31

Super Bowl Illegal bets may top $4 Billion; It’s time to legalize sports betting

reported was wagered on the Super Bowl last season, and it has to make sports gamblers across the country shake their heads at why sports gambling isn’t legal in other states. The AGA is examining if they should extend that option to other states.

According to a MSN (Bloomberg) report, illegal betting in the U.S. 1, the Washington-based casino industry trade group said..

“Sports gaming should be brought out of the underground and into the sunlight where it can be appropriately monitored and regulated.

Now, compare that to the $119.4 million the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Also daily lotteries, Mega Millions, Power Ball and local state run games are everywhere, yet sports seems to be a taboo for one reason or another. One thing is for sure, Las Vegas sports books know that no matter who wins this super match-up it will lead to a super chunk of money wagered on the game. Yes, that’s billion with a capital B! If so, that would be almost 38 times more than Nevada casinos typically accept in wagers on the National Football League championship.

Legalizing sports wagering could literally help the US with many financial problems and possibly prevent higher state and national taxes every year for the same things, such as fixing the roads. Conference of Mayors in Washington.

According to American Gaming Association, you can legally bet on sports in four states – Nevada, Oregon, Delaware, and Montana. Most states have a casino or two in them where you can wagers on almost anything under the sun. Silver said in a New York Times post.

The AGA is closely examining the current state of sports betting, the laws that govern it and the best way forward for the gaming industry, Geoff Freeman, the AGAs president and chief executive officer, said in e-mailed remarks shared today at a meeting of the U.S. Even NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said last September at a Bloomberg Sports Business Summit that legal sports gambling throughout the U.S. When you think of how much money could legally be generated from legalizing sports wagering on the “big four” sports (NFL, MLB, NHL and NBA) it is almost comical NOT to legalize it – especially when you look at what people can wager on already today. on the Super Bowl could top $4 billion this weekend. is inevitable.

The 2015 Super Bowl match-up is truly one for the ages. Surprisingly, a lot more money will be wagered illegally on Super Bowl XLIX then will be legally, which has to make one think – why isn’t sports gambling legal already?

Legalize sports wagering, tax the players when they win just like any other gaming situation would, and watch the revenue roll in. According to the American Gaming Association, Americans will wager about $3.8 billion dollars illegally on the big game this upcoming Sunday, Feb. The Patriots and Seahawks are so evenly matched that not many experts are sure who will win the big game this Sunday

 January 31st, 2016  
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Jan
30

Gambling | Buzzle.com

This Buzzle article tells you why early diagnosis is crucial, and presents some effective tips on how to stop gambling.

Reasons Why Gambling Should Be Illegal

What are the adverse effects of gambling? How does it affect society? Should gambling be legal? We don’t think so and here we bring you an article that discusses the reasons why gambling should be illegal.

Internet Gambling Facts and Problems

What do you know about Internet gambling? Are you aware of the problems associated with it? Read on to know them and find some alarming facts about online gambling, in this article.

Impact of Internet Gambling

So many of us are attracted to gambling online.

Negative Effects of Gambling

Gambling is bad

Gambling is the act of betting money with the expectation of profits. How does gambling affect an individual? What are its effects on society? Read this Buzzle article to know about the negative impact of gambling.

12 Effective Tips to Get Rid of Gambling Addiction

Tips to get rid of gambling addiction

Many problem gamblers go for years without realizing that they are addicted to gambling. The thrill in betting money and that excitement in the uncertainty of winning or losing it is addictive. With so many…

. Some of us are addicted to the habit, without even knowing that

 January 30th, 2016  
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Jan
13

The Dance of Intimacy

Often people attract their opposite into their lives to make them whole. When these behaviors are operating without awareness, you are not coming from a place of choice.

On the other hand, ask: How do I create closeness? How do I ensure that I will be loved and not abandoned? Do you try to create closeness by giving up your autonomy, hobbies, friends or interests, by never disagreeing, by being seductive, or by care-taking and pleasing others?

If the mother is ill, depressed, or lacks wholeness and self-esteem, there are no boundaries between her and her child. The Pursuer must risk saying “No,” and tolerate the anxiety of separation, saying, “I can’t help you – I need to be alone.” The Distancer must risk saying, “I miss you, I need you.” In the movie, “The Doctor,” William Hurt plays a busy, successful doctor, whose wife feels neglected and abandoned. If you ignore your partner in order to create distance, you inadvertently devalue him or her, creating another problem. Consequently, the child does not develop a healthy sense of self. The Pursuer can emulate the Distancer’s ability to set limits, to take care of his/her own needs, to prioritize, to be less personally involved. Each person must take responsibility for him or herself, rather than relying on their partner to take care of his or her needs for closeness or distance. It requires awareness of our coping behaviors and resisting the impulse to withdraw or pursue. But it requires courage to open yourself up and to experience pain. In reality, the Distancer judges the part of him or herself that is needy, dependent and vulnerable, and the Pursuer judges the part of him or herself that is selfish and independent, but each sees the part they don’t accept in themselves projected onto the other. Later, as an adult, being separations in intimate relationships are experienced as painful reminders of the earlier loss. This may trigger very young feelings of shame, terror, grief, emptiness, despair, and rage. The Distancer feels guilty for not meeting the other’s needs, and the Pursuer feels angry for not getting his or her own needs met. There is less anxiety, and hence less demand on the relationship to accommodate a narrow comfort zone.

Change and growth come in discovering your coping strategies, and learning new responses and behaviors. The rewards are worth it, because it is a path of self-discovery and ultimately the divine as we open ourselves to one another. A person may feel both abandoned if his or her feelings and needs are not responded to, and at the same time, engulfed by the needs of his or her partner. Partners may reverse roles, but always maintain a certain space between them. She is in private practice in Santa Monica, CA (See Darlenelancer.com)”

CHANGE: The key to breaking this polarization is by becoming conscious of our needs and feelings, and risking what we fear most. Instead, the child discovers that love and approval comes with meeting the mother’s needs, and tunes into the mother’s responses and expectations. Yet, it is an essential process in order to heal our wounds, become free of our past conditioning, and to allow us to truly live in the present.

Each must learn to ask for togetherness and space directly, without feeling guilty, or controlling or blaming each other. In co-dependent relationships where there aren’t two separate, whole people coming together, true intimacy isn’t possible, because the fears of nonexistence and dissolution are strong.

DISOWNED SELVES: Relationships can serve as mirrors for unacknowledged or “disowned” parts of ourselves. Ask yourself: How do I create space in my relationships? How do I protect my autonomy? Do you criticize, blame, emotionally withdraw or use substances (e.g., food, drugs, alcohol) to create space, be left alone, or lessen intense feelings. When each is able to say, “Yes” and say “No,” without the fear of being overwhelmed by intimacy or abandoned by separation, they won’t trigger each other’s defensive reaction. It’s only when Hurt gets brain cancer that he tells his wife that he needs her.

They each blame one another and themselves. To an enfant or toddler, emotional or physical abandonment, whether through neglect, illness, divorce or death, threatens its existence, because of its dependency on the mother for validation and development of wholeness. For instance, if you repress your anger to ensure closeness, you stand a good chance of alienating your partner, unaware that you may be expressing your anger indirectly. Later, intimacy may threaten the adult’s sense of autonomy or identity, or he or she may feel invaded, engulfed, controlled, shamed and/or rejected. The greater sense of self a person has, the more flexible and comfortable s/he is with greater distance and greater closeness. One partner moves in, the other backs-up. Instead, the relationship is based on unconscious manipulation of one another, and can trigger your partner’s defensive reactions.

ORIGINS: Research suggests that intimacy problems originate in the relationship between the mother (or main caregiver) and infant. Just as the transition from dependence to independence can be frightening, so is the transition from independence to interdependence.

Copyright, Darlene Lancer, 1992

Author’s Bio:

“Darlene Lancer is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and life coach with a broad range of experience, working with individuals and couples for more than twenty years. As the feelings are worked through, a less reactive, stronger sense of self develops, one that is not easily threatened or overwhelmed.

COPING STRATEGIES: We learned defenses as children in order to feel safe. Rather than responding to her child, she projects, and sees her child only as an extension of herself, as an object to meet her own needs and feelings. Her focus is on relationships and helping clients overcome obstacles to leading fuller lives. The Pursuer is unconscious that s/he is also afraid of closeness, but relies on the Distancer to achieve enough space for the Pursuer’s needs for autonomy and independence. The Distancer can learn from the Pursuer’s flexibility, ability to reach out and ask, to feel others and to blend boundaries. She can’t value her child as a separate “self.” The child’s boundaries are violated, and its autonomy, feelings, thoughts, and/or body, are disrespected. It takes tremendous courage not to run when we feel too close, and not to pursue when we feel abandoned, but instead, learn to acknowledge and tolerate the emotions that arise. The child learns to please, perform and/or rebel, but in either case gradually tunes out its own thoughts, needs and/or feelings. With the help of a therapist, these feelings can be separated from the present circumstance, in which as adults our survival is no longer at stake. Or do you avoid closeness and openness by joking around, showing off, giving advice or by talking about others or impersonal subjects? Do you get overly involved with people outside your partnership (e.g., children, friends, affairs), or activities (e.g., work, sports, gambling, shopping)? These activities dilute the intimacy in the relationship.

Relationship can be an exciting path to the unknown. As adults these behaviors create problems and result in miscommunication. They can empathetically hear each other, and wait to have their need satisfied: “I understand and hear your need and its importance to you, but this is also important to me — can we find a way to compromise?” As couples do this, they will have more authentic intimacy, instead of being locked into an unconscious duet of approach-avoidance.

The Pursuer says about the Distancer: “He (or She)is selfish, inconsiderate, inflexible, emotionally withdrawn, has to have things his way.” And wonders “Is there something wrong with me? Aren’t I lovable (pretty, thin, successful, smart) enough?”

Partners can learn from each other and embrace their disowned needs. When this happens you cannot communicate effectively, nor take into consideration your needs and the needs of your partner. The unspoken agreement is that the Pursuer chase the Distancer forever, but never catch-up, and that the Distancer keep running, but never really get away. When each they conscious of their individual needs, they can acknowledge their partner’s needs with respect. Thus, we have the dilemma of intimacy: How can we be close enough to feel secure and safe, without feeling threatened by too much closeness? The less room there is to navigate this distance, the more difficult the relationship.

The Distancer says of the Pursuer: “She (or He) is too demanding, too dependent, too emotional, or too needy.” And wonders “Can I love? Am I selfish? What I give seems never enough.”

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The relationship duet is the dance of intimacy all couples do. Babies and toddlers are dependent on the mother’s empathy and regard for their needs and emotions in order to sense their “selves,” to feel whole. S/he would feel too vulnerable, so s/he needs a Pursuer to satisfy her or his intimacy needs. We all have needs for both autonomy and intimacy – independence and dependency, yet all simultaneously fear both being abandoned (acted by the Pursuer), and being too close (acted by the Distancer). Similarly, the Distancer is afraid of abandonment, but cannot experience the wish for emotional closeness as his or her own. Both need to embrace the dependent and independent, feminine and masculine, parts of themselves.. They’re negotiating the emotional space between them

 January 13th, 2016  
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Jan
12

Casino-Gaming :: How To Maximise A Lucrative Lay Betting System!

And by right kind I mean a unfailing betting system you can have faith in. A system like that would change the way you think concerning betting forever!

You are required to unquestionably have faith in yourself to some extent. First-rate betting system information will return our lay betting decisions on a daily basis. That is – betting on something NOT to come first, this could be almost any sporting occasion imaginable. To make sure your lay betting profitability over the long-term it is absolutely paramount that you acquire only the very best lay betting system.

Picture winning 9 times out of 10 purely because you have discovered that the answer to huge betting profit lies within lay betting. You are reading properly. Establish what works and more significantly what doesnt. You have to distinguish. In other words we can lay bet practically any event, team, player, runner or tournament. If you can pick losers you can bag large profits from lay betting.

The lay betting system is becoming more and more widespread all the time. Dont settle for weak or second-rate results. In the field of traditional betting, if you choose one horse in a field of say ten – completely at random – you have a 1:10 possibility of winning. You require professional guidance.

The long-term feasibility of any lay betting system is merely as good as the system itself.

The bottom line is – it pays to think with reference to the sources of lay betting information you use.. But where do you get it? There is so much information available. Now think about this for a moment making money purely via lay betting losers its a goldmine.

You won’t be shocked when I inform you that lay betting has rapidly turned into the expert punter’s quickest, easiest and most reliable source of regular profit.

The potential of 9 out of 10 winners each time you lay bet is a very attractive proposal. How do you recognize what the safest and best lay betting system is? How can you locate a lay betting system you can trust?

Online person-person lay betting is easily on hand via the Betting Exchanges, allowing individuals the exceptional opportunity to utilize the incredible lay betting system, to predict losers, on practically any sport that you can imagine. Imagine discovering a profitable betting system with a lucrative and extremely profitable track record. This sounds remarkable doesnt it? And it really is. Also lots of individuals including myself make a bundle of money with this lay betting technique. The lay betting system that you rely on to make your lay bet selections is essential to the conclusion.

-Lawrence Taylor-

Whether you are going to make truly respectable lay betting profits is above all down to receiving the absolute right kind information. Being able to bet on something NOT to take place is a true opportunity to profit.

The emergence of the betting exchanges has completely revolutionised the way we gamble forever, basically because lay betting allows you to take full control of your betting behavior by allowing lay betting on things NOT happening.

Use horse racing as an example. Sounds like a betting daydream, doesn’t it? But more and more regular punters are making a bet this way daily. You need to be very discerning. But what if you decided to pick a random loser the odds are now stacked massively in your favour because now you control a NINE from TEN opportunity of picking a loser as well as a lay betting system profit!

That’s true

 January 12th, 2016  
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Jan
12

Online Sports Betting in America Should Be Legal?

Nonetheless, it appears that online betting on sports of any type may be legalized soon despite proponents for and against it.

In 2010, the State of California was looking to expand betting laws. The Southern Baptist Convention stands firm in saying that expanding gambling laws in Kentucky will negatively affect families.

However, after examining the outcome of online betting for major league sports in Europe, Asia, Canada, and Australia, American lawmakers are starting to wonder why they are forced to loose out on crucial gambling related revenue.

As the tides are turning, organizations that are for and against gambling are making their way into news headlines. A loophole in this law mean that states that have casinos, like New Jersey, may be able to legalize gambling on sports in the near future. A law against sports betting was developed in 1992, and it is usually referred to as the Bradley Act. In Kentucky, 87% of voters think that gambling laws should be expanded. Until then, internet service providers will be the reluctant gatekeepers to illegal and legal forms of online sports betting.

The state of gambling in the US

Throughout America, the big question is whether online sports betting in America should be legal. Technically, some states already have the right to bet on any sports. All of the big changes were set to take place by May 2012. Typically, the individual states can decide what types of gambling they want to allow online or offline with the exception of major league sports.

Contributing to this idea, a Kentucky organization called Stop Predatory Gambling says that current laws are already creating a lottery class of citizens with the one in five playing the game. After all, some people do become addicts. Overseas, the World Trade Organization is wondering why America will not comply with treaties that state all forms of betting will be legal in the United States.

In the state of Kentucky, Governor Steve Brashear is respectfully declining to honor the wishes of the Southern Baptist Convention in regards to banning gambling. Gary Payne from the International Sports Betting Association states, Sports betting already happens; government might as well regulate it.

The future of online sports betting

The fight against legalizing gambling

In other words, it is time for America to come to grips with sports betting online and offline. In particular, California State Senator, Roderick Wright, says, Making sports betting legal protects bettors from fraud, theft. On the other hand, betting on horses is almost always allowed anywhere online in the United States. The wheels of change may have been slow, but lawmakers will not be able to stall forever. While working for TopBettingReviews.com as a website developer, I often wonder this myself. Because it promotes tax dollars, some states are taking the issue of legalizing all forms of gambling to the Supreme Court.

Reasons gambling should be legal. Sadly, California lawmakers did not follow through on their promises until 2013. Primarily, organized crime in the early 1900’s would often throw the games in order to keep money that gamblers placed on a certain sports team. Instead, the Kentucky Governor is interested in collecting gambling tax revenues. Their answers regarding whether sports betting in America should be legal may surprise you.

For example, USNews.com has quotes from proponents on the team sports gambling issue. University of Illinois professor, John Warren, says that, sports betting means crime, addiction, and costs for taxpayers. Also called the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992, betting on sports was banned with the exceptions of Montana, Oregon, Delaware and Nevada. The executive director of this organization, Les Bernal, states that, sports betting erodes the integrity of sports. In particular, betting on sports like the NHL, NFL, NBA, and MLB are generally prohibited in all 50 states. Despite gambling issues, America is starting to accept online betting as a legal entertainment source that strengthens tax coffers. Nevertheless, there are plenty of voices that want to legalize betting online and offline for very different reasons.

Due to a troublesome past, the Federal government limits the types of betting that can be conducted

 January 12th, 2016  
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Jan
11

Bizarre works of Victorian taxidermist Walter Potter

He started his collection at the age of 19.

These two squirrels are gambling with each other

Walter Potter was an English taxidermist noted for his anthropomorphic dioramas featuring stuffed animals mimicking human life. Walter Potters great works including The Kittens Wedding and The Kittens Tea Party will be exhibited along with masterpieces of celebrities such as comedian Harry Hill, photographer David Bailey and artist Peter Blake.

The Lower Five's drinking den is being raided by the police

Completed in 1898, The Kittens Wedding was Walter Potter’s last large work

The Kittens Tea Party is considered to be one of the greatest masterpieces of Victorian taxidermist Walter Potter

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These two squirrels are playing cards with each other

The Rabbits’ Village School will be on display at the Museum of Everything in Primrose Hill, London

Walter Potter is noted for his works which feature stuffed animals mimicking human life

It is Peter Blake who has the idea of opening a museum for Walter Potters works. In 1918 when he passed away, his family kept his museum in Bramber open. However, it closed in the 1970s. James Brett, the Museum of Everything’s founder said: “Potter was worth it, he was a true original and himself an outsider artist as much as a craftsman. I can tell a Potter from the work of another taxidermist at a glance across a room – he was a genius”. Artist Damien Hirst, a huge fan of Walter Potter’s work, has paid 1 million to keep the collection together.

The Kittens Tea Party is considered to be one of the greatest masterpieces of Victorian taxidermist Walter Potter. Afterwards, the collection was moved to Brighton and then to Arundel before finally ending up in Cornwall.

The Rabbits' Village School contain 48 rabbits exhibiting various degrees of studiousness, impishness and confusion.

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The Rabbits' Village School will be on display at the Museum of Everything in Primrose Hill, London

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A zoom into The Guinea Pigs’ Cricket Match

Completed in 1898, The Kittens Wedding was Walter Potter's last large work

A zoom into The Guinea Pigs' Cricket Match

The Rabbits’ Village School contain 48 rabbits exhibiting various degrees of studiousness, impishness and confusion.

Walter Potter is noted for his works which feature stuffed animals mimicking human life

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The Lower Five’s drinking den is being raided by the police

His bizarre collection of stuffed animals which were broken and sold all over the world have been reassembled to be on display at the Museum of Curiosities

 January 11th, 2016  
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Jan
11

Fantasy Football: Harmless Fun or Unregulated Illegal Gambling?

Given that fantasy football is much less regulated, and given the large amounts of money involved, you should expect shenanigans. Here are just some of these factors:

Is the matchup favorable? This is a an area where you might think that your skill comes into play. This makes them inexpensive. Almost 75 million people will play this year and spend almost 5 billion dollars.[3] 

Fantasy football is a popular role-playing game in which participants pretend to own professional football teams. Sometime coaches bench players who are healthy, to save them for next game or punish them for violating team rules. An instructive way to frame this debate is to compare fantasy sports to a similar pursuit in which you make “bets” about the near future using limited funds: short-term stock trading. You win money by betting on (buying or drafting) players you think are undervalued who then prove your judgement correct by doing better than expected (catching more passes, gaining more yards, scoring more touchdowns). Many rules and regulations are in place in the world of stock trading to prevent traders from benefiting unfairly from insider information. According to the New York Times, an employee of DraftKings used insider information to make bets that earned him $350,000 on FanDuel.[1] 

Game of Skill or Chance?

Players are either fairly valued, overvalued, or undervalued. The participants select their team rosters in an imaginary draft in which all National Football League (NFL) players are available. This article concerns daily or weekly fantasy football that is most often associated with the large operators FanDuel and DraftKings. But, let’s try to be more subjective. Sometimes the opposing team might decide to focus on stopping the run that week and instead force the other team to pass. Teams must report when NFL players are injured. I am not suggesting you should not play, but don’t bet the farm and don’t be fooled into thinking it is a game of skill. 

So while fantasy football and short-term stock trading are similar, they have some important differences. In snow and rain, teams usually run more than they pass and attempt fewer field goals. Otherwise, it is just luck. Finally, as shown here, arguing that these contests are games of skill is dubious. But, these are just generalities. In fantasy football, there are no such safeguards. So unless you are an insider, you likely don’t know the true health or status of any player, regardless of your skill. 

Fantasy football is controversial. This can be problematic. Perhaps they are trying to become entrenched before regulators catch on. Or the other team might have injured players and be forced to play second-string defensive backs, which your player’s team decides to exploit by focusing on the pass instead of the run. This can happen when an unknown player gets a chance when a starting player is injured. Participants earn points based on the performances of the players in real-world football games. 

Stock trading is heavily regulated and yet scandals and fraud occur with regularity. What is Fantasy Football?

Speaking of weather, what will the weather be like at game time? Some players don’t like playing in foul weather. To be a skillful fantasy player, you need to understand all the factors that influence how well a particular player might perform. Predicting such events is difficult, and arguably impossible. 

Fantasy Football and Stock Trading. It is comparable to stock market operators setting the prices of stocks, instead of letting the market directly determine their value based on supply and demand. 

In fantasy football, players are like stocks. Common sense tells you that with the large amount of money at stake, valuable information will be leaked. Second, in fantasy football, “price” is not set directly by supply and demand in the market, as is the case with stocks. There are no external systems in place to prevent fraud or insider trading, other than the internal controls implemented by the fantasy football operators themselves. Or your player’s team might get behind early in the game and abandon the run for the pass, which can get you points quicker. But players often hide or downplay injuries. In any event, predicting the weather at game time is difficult because you usually have to pick your players several days before the games are played. 

Fantasy football is a big business. The same principle applies in stock trading. In fact, this has already happened. First, fantasy football is not regulated. If a player is in unusually high demand one week, which indicates he is underpriced, the game operators likely adjust his price up for the following week. But reality is far more complex. Does he have a grudge against the opposing team that would motivate him to play better than usual? Is the player unhappy and trying to get traded? Obviously, no amount of skill enables you to get inside the head of a player, so all of this information is left to chance. 

Sample Fantasy Football Team (espn.com)

Like penny stocks, which are very risky but have huge potential for returns, some football players are considered “flyers” in that they are long shots, not likely to even play. Personally, I consider fantasy football to be a game of skill if I win. Or an injury could happen during the game on either side that completely nullifies the favorable matchup. If nothing else, as a player you should go into it with eyes wide open. But they are not required to do so. If you know a player is hurt before it becomes public knowledge, you have an edge. Player prices are set by game operators, who use supply and demand to decide pricing, but indirectly. The fact that the operators can manipulate the price of the players makes fantasy football distinctly different from stock trading, and more susceptible to fraud. In fact, FanDuel and DraftKings probably know this, which might explain why they have been in an all-out marketing blitz, reportedly spending $150 million in advertising in just 3 months[4]. They are not always true. They have a value, but unlike stocks, their value is not determined directly by the market, but by bookies – the operators of the fantasy football websites. 

Now let’s look at the argument that FanDuel and DraftKings run games of skill. Some coaches don’t like to disclose the health of their players because it could give other teams an advantage. They increase sales and profits more than expected, which causes traders to bid up their stock price. 

www.fanduel.com (FanDuel Logo)

What is the player’s psychological state? Did the player have a fight with his girlfriend the night before the game. The outcome of all theses nuances is not predictable, much as the weather two weeks from now is not predictable with any accuracy. 

By Paul Cutler from Chaska, USA (IMG_0954.JPG) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Conclusion

Is a player healthy? This information appears to be readily available. It does not concern season-long fantasy football, which usually has a nominal cost, is played among friends, and has fewer legal problems.  

As with stock trading, access to information in fantasy football gives you an edge. You make money by buying stocks in companies that outperform expectations. But these long shots can pay off in a big way. If you are playing a running back and you know that the opposing team is weak against the run, you might have a favorable matchup. Some claim it is online gambling, which is illegal in most states[5], while proponents claim it is a game of skill[2]. They know they have a short window of opportunity. Players must trust that the fantasy football operators are trustworthy and that information about player health, pricing, and team strategy is made available publicly, and not leaked to a select few for financial gain. Think Enron, Martha Stewart, boiler room operations, etc

 January 11th, 2016  
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Jan
08

Online Sports Betting V/S Offline Sports Betting by Fransis Rodrigues

Online sports betting has seen a steady rise as more and more people are finding it convenient to bet from their homes any time of the day.

There is an interesting aspect to most sporting events, besides being convenient and inexpensive form of entertainment. You need to know your limits and avoid unnecessary losses.

Always read the terms and conditions of different sports book before betting on a particular sports activity.

Here are some useful tips that can make your sports betting venture more convenient and simple:

Signup with multiple online sports book websites

Initially people had to move to land based places just to wager on the outcome of a particular sports activity. However today with the development of the Internet sports betting is become far more convenient and easy as you can wager on any sports activity right from your own house 24/7. It is more convenient and inexpensive as compared to land-based sports betting. Do not fall prey to unscrupulous or fraudulent operators.

Do not get addicted to online sports betting.

Online sports betting can be enjoyable provided you play your odds right.

. You can learn but you must also resist the temptation of becoming a compulsive gambler. Many people are considering wagering on their favorite sports game not just to make money but also to add excitement to the game. Satisfy yourself about the processes followed by the bookmaker. It is unlike offline sports betting where you do not have multiple sports book options.

Online sports’ betting is an organized form of gambling. The demand for different sports has resulted in increase in demand for Sports betting line all over the world. Online sports’ betting is an adaptation that makes wagering on different sports game more convenient and profitable.

Starting with online sports betting

Online sports betting also gives you an option to bet on different sports book

 January 8th, 2016  
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