Betting With Your Head, Not Your Heart Print
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Thursday, 23 November 2006 07:30

Bet Like a Pro, Not Like a Fan

Football and Thanksgiving go together like Santa and Christmas. This week, over turkey with all the trimmings, discussions at dinner tables across the Nation will tell which team the public wants to bet. However, if you want avoid the gambling equivalent of indigestion, there are some key points to understand when sports books talk about “public money”.

The strength of some teams seems so obvious that every armchair quarterback wants to believe they’re unbeatable. Selective memory takes over, as bettors see only one outcome and pour their money onto the “sure thing” after convincing themselves that the facts are overwhelming. The greatest weakness with these “locks” is they’re so easy to recognize that everyone has the same idea.

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LeRoys Money Talks Handicapping Tournament Week 11 Print
Friday, 17 November 2006 14:27

LeRoys Money Talks Handicapping Tournament Week 11

16 handicappers shall participate in this 15 week Tournament, fashioned along the lines of the Stardust Invitational which ran for 11 years. However, unlike the Stardust Tournament, each of the 16 participants in the Money Talks contest has put up $ 5,000.oo for a total of $ 80,000.oo in the prize pool. LeRoys has added $ 20,000.oo to make the total prize pool $ 100,00
0.oo of which $ 80,000.oo will go to the ultimate winner and $ 20,000.oo will go to the runner up.


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2006 LeRoys Money Talks Handicapping Tournament Week 10 Print
Saturday, 11 November 2006 09:21

2006 LeRoys Money Talks Handicapping Tournament Week 10

16 handicappers shall participate in this 15 week Tournament, fashioned along the lines of the Stardust Invitational which ran for 11 years. However, unlike the Stardust Tournament, each of the 16 participants in the Money Talks contest has put up $ 5,000.oo for a total of $ 80,000.oo in the prize pool. LeRoys has added $ 20,000.oo to make the total prize pool $ 100,000.oo of which $ 80,000.oo will go to the ultimate winner and $ 20,000.oo will go to the runner up. Each week two contestants are matched against each other in a head to head meeting with each handicapper making 7 selections against the LeRoys pointspread that exists shortly before air time.

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Sports Betting: Odds on Colts Going Undefeated Print
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Thursday, 09 November 2006 21:00

Pinnacle Sports Releases Odds on The Indianapolis Colts Going Undefeated

After beating New England Sunday night, the Indianapolis Colts remain the only undefeated team in the NFL at the season’s midpoint. Now that Peyton Manning and the Colts have beaten their nemesis, talk of Indianapolis challenging the 1972 Dolphins as the only team to finish the regular season unbeaten has gathered pace.

With the Colts inching closer to making history, PinnacleSports.com today announced updated odds on Indianapolis finishing undefeated as well as odds on when the team will suffer its first loss, if at all.

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Sports Betting: Alternate NFL Lines Print
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Thursday, 09 November 2006 17:30

Exploring The Opportunities of Alternate NFL Lines and Small Markets

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the sheer number of offerings at Pinnacle Sportsbook. For football alone, bettors have the choice of nearly 30 markets, including halftimes, quarters, props and futures for several different leagues including the NFL, NCAA, CFL and even the CIS Vanier Cup.

Many players staunchly ignore everything except vanilla sides and totals markets. While these players are certainly saving money by taking advantage of Pinnacle Sportsbetting’s -104 reduced juice, they’re also missing out on some potentially profitable alternative markets.

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