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When Will Sports Betting Be Legal in New Jersey? 1

Posted on February 11, 2017 by Tore Johannessen

NCAA Tourney Draws Fans To Las Vegas Gambling HouseOn US territory, there is a specific group of states which are allowed to license sports betting, starting off with Nevada – which has the full legal package. Additionally, Montana, Delaware and Oregon also allow sports betting to a certain degree. But when it comes to New Jersey, the matter has reached a status of one of the most controversial legal cases in the country.

Back in 1992, the major professional sports leagues went to Congress trying to lobby for the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, commonly known as PASPA. This act bars all states which haven’t legalized sports betting (at the time, Nevada was the only exception, with the other three states to a limited extent) from doing so. Once the PASPA had been passed, Nevada was left to gloat in its dominance.

However, in 2012, New Jersey could no longer endure the slow failure of Atlantic City’s casinos, demanding legalization of sports betting on its territory. Their primary claim was that the PASPA is against the constitution, but once they filed this to the government officials, federal judges proclaimed it as completely lawful. Read the rest of this entry →

How to Stay Secure When Betting Online 1

Posted on December 22, 2016 by Ori Levi

football-stadiumUnderstandably, betting on sports online has become increasingly popular for a whole host of different reasons. One of the main reasons why people decide to bet online, rather than going to a physical bookmakers, is the convenience of the whole process and the option to place bets on the go, rather than making time in their day to go out and put a bet on. Using a laptop, tablet or mobile device, punters can easily access their odds, deposit money into their account, place bets both before and during games when allowed, and withdraw cash into their bank accounts without having to move! But, when it comes to online betting, it’s important to be careful since you are sharing a lot of sensitive personal data about yourself such as your name, date of birth, address, and financial details. We’ve put together some top tips for staying safe when betting online.

Shop Around

One of the best parts of betting online is the sheer amount of bookmakers available for you to choose from. Whilst in your town there may only be one or two bookie shops, when you bet online you can literally search through thousands of different sportsbooks in your quest to find the best odds. However, when shopping around, it’s also vital to be vigilant and check out each bookmaker site before you decide to sign up or part with any of your money. One great way to do this is to check out a review site such as Bookmaker Ratings, where you can find plenty of information to help you ensure that you make the right choice of online bookmakers for placing sports bets safely. Read the rest of this entry →

Online Betting Benefits 0

Posted on December 09, 2016 by Alexandra Griffin

One of the most popular activities today is online gambling as it is giving chance winning money, sometimes huge jackpots, without leaving your home. Online gambling industry is most profitable one these days as allows winning money without actually working and relying purely on luck. In some countries online betting is illegal, therefore wagering is done through offshore sportsbooks.

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Bets on sports have taken the world by storm as combine favorite games with gambling experience. Only with the help of reliable sports betting websites one can choose favorite team, make a bet and become a winner. Top most popular sports events for wagering that have millions of fans worldwide and attract players to gamble online are: cricket, horse racing, car racing, football/soccer, tennis, hockey, etc.

Online wagering services provide bettors with wide selection of sports upcoming events and possible outcomes. Gambler’s task is to place a wager and enjoy the game. Wagering market is now available for gamblers from smartphone or desktop making it so easy to play on the go. This is not only the great way of experiencing adrenaline rush but makes you feel yourself involved in gaming process. Read the rest of this entry →

Sports Networking Through Gambling 0

Posted on October 11, 2016 by Masoom Anwar

sports-betting-onlineSports betting is without question a driving force in the popularity of sports worldwide. This is not to say that sports would not be thriving without a betting market–but it certainly helps. Betting on sports allows individuals with a higher level of knowledge (or at least, they believe they have some higher level of knowledge) to earn money for their research and play their convictions and instincts against the bookmakers. Oftentimes, the real sharps in Las Vegas know exactly what type of line they are looking for, and understand how the bookmakers work better than the traditional sports fan. Sports betting is not without it’s scandals and scandalous personality, such as disgraced ex-NBA referee Tim Donaghy, but the existence of cheats and match fixers has not persuaded people from continuing to bet on games in all sorts of avenues, from casino sports books, to online sportsbooks such as Betser betting. Gambling can help bring you closer to other sports fans, and some of the most knowledge sports fans as well.

How Can I Use Gambling as Networking?

Well, if you’re exceptionally good–you should create a blog and post your picks and you will gain notoriety for your ability to correcting pick lines and games worthy of betting. One great example of gambling as networking is Haralobos Voulgaris, one of the most prolific NBA bettors in history, who has parlayed his betting acumen into a recurring guest role on the popular Bill Simmons podcast, as well as a healthy social media following. He is now regarded as a sports personality, which stemmed from his success in gambling.

It is possible for regular joes to do this same thing, and network in the same way. Perhaps you’ll never be interviewed by Bill Simmons, but by tracking and editorializing your gambles, you can build a following–if you are right more than you’re wrong. Everyone is looking for the edge, and with a little SEO and some good picks, these people will end up on your website, or your social media, or your whatever, the fact is, they will know who you are. Media outlets may contact you for comments, larger betting syndicates may want to hire you to be their expert on site. Basically, if you succeed in your bets, you can succeed elsewhere as well. And elsewhere might just be more sustainable and less stressful! Read the rest of this entry →

Strategies to Win More Money by Betting Online 0

Posted on April 21, 2016 by Alexandra Griffin

gamblingHave you ever made wealth on the web? There are various ways of earning online. You can fulfill your pockets playing casino games, computer games or betting on sports. If you like to take a risk, you can simply use OnlineCasinoGuide. If you prefer sports activities, discover a powerful tool that can generate massive income from simply betting on athletic competitions and events. You do not need to know a darn thing about outdoor or indoor activities, or betting. In fact, you do not need to like sports, follow it, or even understand it. And it does not matter if you have never placed a bet before. As long as you can multiply and have some spare change in your pocket to get started. Learn how to start cashing in betting online right now!

Many websites offer various methods to win cash. But is at least one of them profitable? Nobody wants to reveal a method that brings lots of cash fast. Earning capital betting on sports looks difficult, but many sports bettors almost never lose. Many professional players earn their living betting online.

There are several methods pro gamblers never share. Using them can bring anyone rather serious money. What are you waiting for? Learn them! Read the rest of this entry →

Sports Betting Can Be Easy and Fun 12

Posted on June 26, 2015 by Masoom Anwar

sports-bettingHave pleasure in betting with the help of bookmakers

Sport betting is the most popular entertainment in all over the world. The creation of betting in every sport changes the real nature of every sport. Once you enter into the internet world you can see different type of strategies in betting. In the past days if you like to contribute in the culture of betting you want to work out with more time and effort. You want to visit the nearby bet retail store and after that you want to make a purchase on some equipment for betting activity. In the recent days with less effort you can effortlessly obtain more amounts in betting action. After the completion of age eighteen you can involve in sports betting as it is a rule.  If you make a sincere research in online you can find more number of betting websites that is specially meant for the customer satisfaction. With the use of sports bookies you can take pleasure in betting game.

Promising betting activity in online

A person who is warm of bookies can make use of online resource so that it can enhance the chance of winning in bet. Bet365 is the promising betting agency which is involved as important part in all betting games. If you like to join as the member in this website you want to sign up as a new account holder therefore you can get the free bet options. In this www.bookie-bonus-code.co.uk website you can identify more essential information about the betting and their rules and regulations. In the recent days most of the people like to enjoy the real pleasure in the sports betting. This website offers you to bet on casino games and also in other types of games with simple betting choices. You can earn more bonus options in the free betting so that more number of users getting into the world of sports bet. Read the rest of this entry →

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      George Musso

      The Sports Then and Now Vintage Athlete of the Month went from small college long shot to Pro Football Hall of Famer.

      When George Musso finished his college career at Millikin College in 1933, Chicago Bears coach George Halas offered the 6-foot-2, 265 pound lineman a tryout and eventually a $90 per game contract, but had serious doubts whether he could make the transition from small college football to the NFL.

      It took a year for Musso to adjust, but by 1935 he was an All-Pro tackle. Two years later, he moved to guard and again earned first team All-NFL honors. He became the first player in NFL history to earn first team All-League honors at two different positions.

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