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
As one of the 10-most active websites in the world and home to a massive community of real people, Reddit is a goldmine of interesting and useful information for just about every topic imaginable. Regardless of the topic that interests you, there is a high likelihood Reddit has an active community dedicated specifically to that topic. Continue reading
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
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
Many of the greatest sports moments in history happened as a result of big underdogs putting together the performance of a lifetime to cause an upset that defied all odds. We’ve seen this time and again from the Miracle on Ice to the Buster Douglas upset of Mike Tyson to the more recent Leicester City Premier League championship run. Continue reading
Artificial intelligence continues its slow creep in to the online gambling industry. This is something the industry has been watching for quite some time, but the pace has been picking up over the past two years. Recent developments are showing promise and all signs point to what we’re seeing today being just the tip of the iceberg. Continue reading
Post by: Mike Philipps
In four weeks, professional golf gets its first look at Erin Hills (par 72, 7,812 yards), as Wisconsin hosts the 2017 U.S. Open. Here’s an early look at the field and some statistical trends from the last 15 years. Continue reading
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
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
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