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  • For the First Time Since 2013, The Raiders Are Betting Favorites

    For the First Time Since 2013, The Raiders Are Betting Favorites

    How bad have the Oakland Raiders been as of late?  So bad that they’ve been underdogs in each of their past 27 games. How bad are the Chicago Bears right now?  So bad that they will help the Raiders end that streak of futility, with oddsmakers naming Oakland as two-point favorites to beat the Bears […]

  • Antonio Brown’s Garbage Time TD Cost Bettors Over $100-Million

    Antonio Brown’s Garbage Time TD Cost Bettors Over $100-Million

    Antonio Brown‘s 11-yard touchdown reception with just two seconds remaining during Thursday night’s NFL season opener may have had zero effect on the actual outcome of the game—the Patriots still won, 28-21—but as we all know, when it comes to football, there are more important things than simply who wins and loses the game. For starters, […]

  • Golf Badboy Phil Mickelson Tied to Illegal Gambling and Money Laundering Operation

    Golf Badboy Phil Mickelson Tied to Illegal Gambling and Money Laundering Operation

    Last week, an intermediary for an illegal offshore gambling operation pled guilty to laundering $2.75 million. And according to a report from ESPN’s Outside the Lines, that $2.75 million came from golfer Phil Mickelson. Gregory Silveira, a former sports gambling handicapper from La Quinta, California, pled guilty to three counts of money laundering of funds […]

  • Mark Wahlberg and Diddy Bet $250K on Mayweather-Pacquiao (Video)

    Mark Wahlberg and Diddy Bet $250K on Mayweather-Pacquiao (Video)

    I don’t know about you, but when I imagine what super-rich celebrities are like when they’re just sitting around hanging out, a big part of the picture is casually betting massive amounts of money with each other on sporting events. So I’m happy to report that my imaginings have been proven correct, at least when […]

  • Michigan Alum’s Michigan State Bet Could Pay $1-Million

    Michigan Alum’s Michigan State Bet Could Pay $1-Million

    It’s not often that a University of Michigan alum would put his faith in Michigan State athletics, but that’s exactly what Derek Stevens did—along with $20,000, which he placed on the Spartans to win the NCAA Tournament at 50-to-1 odds. Stevens, who attended Michigan and now owns The D and Golden Gate hotels in downtown Las Vegas, […]

  • 21 Craziest Super Bowl XLIX Prop Bets

    21 Craziest Super Bowl XLIX Prop Bets

    Betting on the outcome of the big game is boring. Point spreads basically give you a 50-50 shot at winning, which makes it about as exciting as flipping a coin. If you want to have fun while gambling your hard-earned money away, take a look at some of the crazy Super Bowl XLIX prop bets Vegas has to […]

  • 9 Most Insane Floyd Mayweather Sports Bets

    9 Most Insane Floyd Mayweather Sports Bets

    Recently there have been a number of stories about some pretty huge Floyd Mayweather sports bets, and this really should not surprise us. The champion boxer they call “Money” has been making insane sports bets for years now. And while he has always remained strangely silent about his losses, he never hesitates to brag about his big wins […]

  • 11 Insane Sports Bets with the Biggest Payouts

    11 Insane Sports Bets with the Biggest Payouts

    Tonight’s men’s final at the 2014 US Open between No. 10 Kei Nishikori and No. 14 Marin Cilic is one of the most unexpected Grand Slam matchups in a long time. And, as is the case with all unexpected sports outcomes, there are handful of sports bettors out there who stand to make a lot of money. Australian bookmaker TAB says […]