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Where did the summer go? Soon, fall will be upon us, and with it, the imminent start of the NBA preseason.   It is at this time we all like to wax philosophical about the chances of our favorite squads. Shaun Benderson has been awaiting the start of the NBA season with baited breath, as he recently noted in his blog. While we aren’t sure that Florida’s teams will have a realistic chance to win it all this season, we do have a good idea which ones will. In the post below, we’ll share what we believe will happen as…

We are well an truly into the new year now as we approach March and there is some outstanding sporting events on the horizon which we cannot wait for. Already we are in the thick of the 6 nations rugby tournament and the EFL Cup has just been won by Manchester United as the football season approaches its final climax. The summer is the home of sport and we’re going to take a look at just some of the events which you need to start getting excited about. Cheltenham Festival, March 14-17 The National Hunt racing calendar’s biggest event, Cheltenham…

The world’s top jockeys are competing this Spring for the Gold cup. Betting will take place in March and April at some major races held at UK courses. If you are attending and want to get the heads up on the jockeys, horses and your odds then take a look at this handy infographic to identify the best performers.

Of all the people out there, there are few that are more fun to shop for than the sports lover. They make their passion for athletics, the outdoors, and/or their favorite team known to everyone that they encounter in their life. As such, the likelihood is high that if you buy them something related to these hobbies for their birthday or some other occasion, they will eat it up and appreciate you greatly for it. That being said, some items have more impact than others; in this post, we will list off some of the best gifts for sports lovers…

This is an exciting time of year for Americans as the sport is just starting to get interesting, with the NHL, NBA, MLB and NFL seasons having started in the last month or so, now is the time when we usually get the best of the sport action and the holiday season is jam-packed with sporting events. The big question is then, what is the best way to watch these great events. There are some things that are almost obligatory when we watch the sports we love, friends and food, let’s take a look then at the best ways that…

When it comes to sports, there are few better than those in the US, with the exciting MLB, NBA, NFL and NHL seasons having just got underway there has never been a better time to get involved in the action. Maybe this year is the time to get involved in a new sport and it has never been easier to watch the action,  sport is big money and as such there is incredible coverage of live events. The question is how and where will you be watching the best of the action this year, here are some of the best ways…

Gambling has been around for almost as long as money. Indeed, evidence from archaeologists suggests that even some cavemen may have gambled, with dice-like objects made from animal’s bones having been found that date back to 40,000 years. There are also cave drawings that depict gambling games, offering even more proof that cavemen couldn’t get enough of gambling. However, the first concrete evidence of gambling comes from China. It was around 2,300 B.C. that the Chinese invented a game called Keno that was played with numbered tiles. Around 1,100 years later, the ancient Greeks invented various dice games that were…

For gamblers, the rise of the Internet is a dream come true. It used to be difficult to make a living from gambling because many countries have made it illegal. As such, many people used to travel to famous gambling centers like Las Vegas or Macao in order to place their bets, which meant they couldn’t do it as often as they’d like. But thanks to the Internet it’s now possible to place your bets any time and anywhere, and there are all kinds of games to choose from. Here are some of our favorite ways to game online. Sports…

What with the rise of the Internet and the widespread availability of modern PCs, it’s no longer necessary to earn your living doing a 9 to 5 job at the office each and every day. Technology has given rise to what’s called the “digital nomad”, a new breed of worker who goes wherever he or she pleases and makes their money exclusively online. Sounds good right? Imagine being able to jet off into the sunset, sip cocktails at some beautiful tropical beach while working for just a few hours a day on your laptop to finance it. Well, the good…

The history of online e-gaming dates back to the 1990s and the emergence of the Internet. It was in 1994 that the tiny Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda became the first country to alter its gambling regulations to allow gambling websites to take bets from people in foreign countries. Even so, Antigua and Barbuda lacked the infrastructure to support e-gaming websites at the time. Instead, the first true e-gaming website was founded in Austria. Called Intertops.com, the site was ran by a German-based bookmaker that had previously only offered its services illegally. But despite operating outside the bounds of…