Responsible Gambling Issue in North America

North America has a responsible gambling problem.   Increased sports-betting is going to make it much worse.  I just came back from the ICRG Conference on Addiction and Responsible Gambling held in Las Vegas and I blame academics, regulators, and corporations for the problems. The primary issue is talk of “responsible, sustainable gambling” is nice, but achieving it, like achieving environmental … Read More

Baseball, Blue Jays, and Betting – OH MY!

“Hope springs eternal” (Alexander Pope) Remember this moment! Spring is here after two LONG covid winters. The baseball season starts soon AND the Blue Jays are one of the favourites to win it all. For the first time, lots of casual sports-bettors can place legal wagers with licensed sportsbooks here in Ontario. So…. what are the Blue Jays chances of … Read More

Bet the Titans at 18-1 to win the Super Bowl

Things are breaking just right for the Titans, yet they are under the radar and a great value bet at 18-1 to win the Super Bowl. Tennessee is currently the #2 seed in the AFC, but can claim the #1 seed if they win their last 2 relatively easy games home to the Dolphins and at the Texans. Provided KC … Read More

NFL Value Bet: Ravens +3.5 vs Bengals

Kudos to John Harbaugh the Ravens coach.   Twice in the last three weeks he played for the win, unfortunately it didn’t pay off and twice Baltimore lost by a point after failed two point conversions at the end of the game.  Because of those losses and being on the road the Ravens are plus 3.5 this week versus the … Read More