The Memorial Tournament 2017: Betting Preview, Odds and Picks

Post by: Mike Philipps

This week, the PGA Tour heads to one its most prestigious non-major events of the year, the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio. Tournament host Jack Nicklaus wanted to create an event that gave back to his home town of Columbus, so he designed and built Muirfield Village Golf Club (7,392 yards, par 72) in the early 1970s to serve as the venue. Continue reading

$3 Preakness Stakes Superfecta Nets $24,000 at Bovada

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Preakness Stakes long shot contender Cloud Computing played spoiler to many a betting ticket at Pimlico Racecourse and online racebooks last weekend. After an exciting Kentucky Derby, most of the attention was drawn to a potential matchup between Always Dreaming and Classic Empire in the second jewel of the Triple Crown. Both were promising Preakness runners with a good chunk of the betting money split between the two. Continue reading

Betting on the 2017 French Open: Latest Odds and Top Picks

2017 French Open qualifiers are running this week and the world’s best tennis bookmakers are now taking odds on individual matches along with outrights for both the men’s and women’s championships. The tournament itself runs from 28 May through 11 June. Ladies’ finals will take place on 10 June and gentlemen’s finals will take place on 11 June. Continue reading

List of Countries that Block and Censor Gambling Websites

Different parts of the world take very different approaches to online gambling. Betting sites are licensed, legal and safe in some countries, but are completely banned in others. The dizzying array of gaming laws around the world makes for a difficult time in keeping up with what’s legal and available where.

Internet censorship is becoming an increasingly common means of combating online betting in countries where the activity is heavily regulated or outright prohibited. In this post, we focus our attention on how and where internet censorship is implemented for the purpose of blocking gambling websites. Continue reading

2017 Indianapolis 500: Betting Odds, Date, Start Time and Preview

The 2017 Indianapolis 500 is just over a week away as the world’s best drivers gear up for another running of “the greatest spectacle in racing.” The entry list has been finalized and the drivers have already gotten their first taste of the track with practice runs that began on Monday. Online bookmakers are also doing prep work of their own as they compile the odds ahead of another major betting event. Continue reading

UFC Fight Night 109: Gustafsson vs. Teixeira Betting Odds

Up next on the UFC schedule is a stop in Stockholm, Sweden for UFC Fight Night 109 on Sunday, 28 May 2017 at 7 PM local time / 1 PM ET in the USA.

The headline matchup of the night is a light-heavyweight contender bout between Alexander Gustafsson and Glover Teixeira. Although the current UFC rankings rate Gustafsson as the #1 contender and Teixeira as the #2 contender, the winner of this fight will not get a direct shot at Daniel Cormier as he is already scheduled to fight Jon Jones at UFC 214. Continue reading