Can I buy tickets online for that $1.3 Billion Powerball jackpot?

Update 2: Amazingly, nobody won Saturday night’s Powerball jackpot, estimated to be worth nearly $950 million. This week’s surge in ticket sales indicated that a winning combination was imminent, but nobody managed to win the top prize. However, lottery officials did report that 25 people won $1 million prizes while three more people won $2…

Oscars Betting Sites: Bet on the Academy Awards

Online betting probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the Oscars and the Academy Awards show. Nevertheless, all the major online bookmakers are now accepting wagers on who will win an Oscar at this year’s Academy Awards. Once the Academy Awards nominees are announced it doesn’t take online betting…

Profitability: Daily Fantasy Contests vs. Season Long Leagues

Daily fantasy sports leagues are immensely more profitable than season long leagues for a couple of reasons. The most obvious is one of simple volume. If you’re a winning player, you can play in many more daily or weekly leagues than season-long leagues. Log on to any major fantasy betting site and you’ll find hundreds…

Wise Guys Sentenced for Online Sports Betting Operation

Two New Jersey men connected to an offshore sports betting site were sentenced to prison on August 5th. Pat Pirozzi and John Breheney were sentenced to several years in prison in a case that revolves around the mob-backed sportsbook BetEagle.com (now located at BetEagle.ag). A third man pleaded guilty to conspiracy and is facing up…

A Random Live Soccer Betting Tip

I stumbled across a very informative article yesterday while doing research for yesterday’s post. The author of this article, Simon Kuper, runs a consultancy called Soccernomics and his specialty is bringing data analysis to soccer. He’s a New York Times best seller and his wisdom is sought by clubs around the world. Basically, he’s legit….