That’s a turnover differential of -7. Bettors have good reason, too, as the Patriots were a league-best 13-3 ATS this season, including 4-0 ATS as double-digit favorites.

Play: Cowboys

Pick: Pass

Massey-Peabody Line: New England -17.1; Total: 45.4

Play: Texans 16 or more

Public perception: The Steelers, especially with Ben Roethlisberger, Le’Veon Bell and Antonio Brown all on the field together, are a very popular team and the public is backing them here, especially now that they’re short underdogs.

The Green Bay/Dallas game has the highest total of the week, at 52.5. The Patriots offense is a juggernaut, but it’s still missing Rob Gronkowski, which makes a vital difference against a top-notch defense like Houston’s. They are incredibly efficient on offense, but they’re not going to rack up a ton of volume. Green Bay saw him up close in Week 6, when Elliott rushed for 157 yards at 5.6 yards per rush. The Chiefs’ defense — which certainly makes a lot of big plays — ended up ranked No. Obviously the Texans can be offensively challenged, but the Patriots defense has built their numbers against the likes of Matt Moore, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Trevor Siemian and Jared Goff — and that’s just down the stretch. or get special teams TDs, I don’t see their offense being able to keep up with the Steelers.

The pick: Over 52.5* (lean to Dallas -4.5). He’ll certainly need it this week. The under is the play here.

Mike Clay

Erin Rynning: Rodgers and the Packers continue to deliver, however all incredible runs must come to end. The Packers are the biggest public underdog of the weekend.

Erin Rynning

Spread: Opened Pittsburgh -2.5; now Kansas City -1.5

Total: Opened 46.5; now 44

PickCenter public consensus pick: 54 percent Pittsburgh

It’s the NFL divisional playoff round and ESPN Chalk’s Vegas experts have you covered with comprehensive betting previews for all of the Saturday and Sunday action, included together in one handy file.

Erin Rynning: Yes, much is stacked against the Texans this week, but it’s well represented in the pointspread.

A bye is worth about 1.5 points overall, and while we don’t give any teams more points than others, Reid does have a track record of his teams playing very well the week following a bye. During their seven-game winning streak, the Packers have exactly ONE giveaway, a lost fumble against Houston in Week 13. During their winning streak, the schedule has been full of teams without competent offensive units. He’s averaging 3.1 yards before contact per rush (thank you, offensive linemen), seventh among qualified rushers and the only player with at m88a least 250 rushes who is above 3.0. 24 in yards allowed and misses Derrick Johnson. Both teams are offense-dominant, with slightly-above-average defenses. This total is high for a reason (and the Packers have gone over in their last five games), but I don’t think it was set high enough.

The play: No (-130)

Season: 91-91-6 (50 percent) on ATS best bets; 86-88-2 (49.4 percent) on O/U best bets; 1-0 on ATS leans.

Note: All odds courtesy of the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook as of Thursday morning. Now, obviously the Cowboys cooled off down the stretch, but they’re still the superior team that ran over the Packers 30-16 in Week 6 (and that was at Lambeau Field; now they get them at home). Weird things can happen (especially in the playoffs), but ball security is a serious priority for the New England offense, and the numbers show Brady’s avoidance of interceptions is no fluke.

The Massey-Peabody model isn’t perfect, of course (this season has certainly shown that!), but historically, I’ve found the best prediction weights the Massey-Peabody line about 45 percent and the closing point spread about 55 percent. His ridiculous 14-1 TD-to-INT ratio was more than twice as large as the next-closest quarterback ( Dak Prescott, 5.8). 1 defense in the league that really came together in the second half of the season. But this is a league-average rushing defense, ranking between 14th and 16th in yards per rush, yards after and before contact per rush.

103.5 rushing yards by Ezekiel Elliott (O/U -110)

Public perception: The Packers, who are always a very public team, continue fulfilling Aaron Rodgers’ “run-the-table” speech with seven straight wins and rewarding backers at 6-1 ATS. In the last 15 years, only two qualified quarterbacks had a lower interception percentage in a season — Damon Huard in 2006 and Josh McCown in 2013. However, I can’t stop looking at the NFL Vegas Rankings that have only 6.5 points separating these two teams on a neutral field. The Patriots haven’t lost a game since his injury in Week 12, however that doesn’t mean his absence hasn’t been felt. Since the Chiefs lost Derrick Johnson, their rush defense has really struggled — Kansas City allowed 4.4 yards per rush this season overall, but that number jumped to 4.8 without their veteran linebacker. Expect Bell to add to their total.

Last week: 1-0 on ATS best bets; 1-0 on O/U best bets.

Spread: Opened Dallas -4; now Dallas -4.5

Total: Opened 51; now 52.5

PickCenter public consensus pick: 64 percent Green Bay

Rufus Peabody

Wiseguys’ view: Sportsbooks here in Vegas and also offshore opened Pittsburgh as a short road favorite, but early sharps jumped on Kansas City and flipped the favorite. Of course, they showed real issues throughout the campaign, while finishing 28th overall and allowing 5.9 yards per play. In the first 11 weeks of the season, the Patriots averaged 7.9 yards per pass play; since, they’ve averaged 7.0. Meanwhile, the Packers defense is a huge cause of concern. The Texans are still a playoff team with the No. Even playing only a 12-game season, Brady threw 432 passes this season — meaning he threw an interception on a microscopic 0.5 percent of his pass attempts. He’s fresh off a franchise-record rushing performance against the Dolphins defense, notching 167 rushing yards and two touchdowns. The Texans own a defense that’s playing at a high enough level to make this contest competitive. Spread: Opened New England -14.5; now New England -15.5

Total: Opened 46; now 44.5

PickCenter public consensus pick: 74 percent New England

Season: 15-21 (41.7 percent) on ATS best bets; 22-17 (56.4 percent) on O/U best bets; 7-3 on ATS leans; 3-4 on O/U leans.

Last week: 0-0 on ATS best bets; 1-0 on O/U best bets, 1-0 on ATS leans.

Favorites (who were all division winners playing at home as the higher-seeded teams) swept wild-card weekend at 4-0 ATS but now those four winners are road underdogs at the teams that earned first-round byes.

John Parolin: Elliott isn’t catching anyone off guard. They have only three total fumbles during that stretch. The Packers haven’t quite addressed that issue, allowing 4.5 yards per rush after that game, 22nd in the league. 1 defense by total yards, but tied for 26th in takeaways and tied for 21st with 11 interceptions. Green Bay is already prone to giving rushers space, and for a defense with that flaw, this is the worst matchup to have.

Pick: Pass

Massey-Peabody Line: Kansas City -1.5; Total: 44.9

Wiseguys’ view: Sharps are split on this game, grabbing the best line they can get on the side they prefer. Being aware of him doesn’t mean they have the formula to stop him, and a week’s worth of rest for him and his offensive line won’t make it easier on them.

Rufus Peabody: As someone with a sizable stake in Kansas City Chiefs futures, I was hoping Miami could somehow pull the upset last week, giving the Chiefs a matchup against the Texans, but Pittsburgh completely dominated them. The Chiefs have allowed 10 rushing touchdowns this season, tied for fifth fewest in the league, but running backs added five more in the passing game (tied for third most in the league). That’s a turnover differential of 16!

Season: 29-37-3 (43.9 percent) on ATS best bets; 19-22 (46.3 percent) on O/U best bets; 14-8-2 (63.6 percent) on ATS leans, 8-5 on O/U leans.

Elliott is averaging 108.7 rush yards per game this season, including a 115.2 mark since Week 3 (his breakout game against the Bears). Houston boasts the league’s No. The ability to run and throw the football will be too much to handle, as the Cowboys controlled their first meeting without Dez Bryant.

Dave Tuley’s take: I certainly understand the Patriots being heavy favorites based on how well they’ve played (and covered) this season, and it looks justified in some ways when you consider they routed the Texans 27-0 in Week 3 — and that was with rookie Jacoby Brissett. 7 in yards per game and they’re clicking now after a mid-season slump. Those numbers are significantly better than the first 11 weeks of the season (5.6 yards per play on offense, 6.1 on defense), but they don’t tell the whole story.

The pick: Texans 15.5*

Rufus Peabody: It’s rare to see a two-touchdown favorite in the playoffs. A 103.5 total is pretty high, and the Packers are certainly game-planning to stop Dallas’ stud rookie rusher. Certainly Dallas owns the firepower and balance to give the Packers defense fits. Brady was slightly more productive than both of them, as they threw 24 combined touchdown passes in those seasons.

This isn’t a one-year anomaly, as Brady has thrown nine interceptions total since the start of last season (28 games), and his opponent this week isn’t known for ballhawking. Other power ratings have a bigger difference, but this line still looks way overinflated to draw action on Houston. Massey-Peabody makes the Patriots a 17-point favorite, but we don’t adjust for injuries (except at quarterback), and my research earlier this season showed that Gronkowski is worth in the neighborhood of 2.5 points to the Patriots’ offense. And on defense, they have recovered 6 of 7 fumbles they forced, and picked off opposing quarterbacks an astounding 11 times. Why? They don’t run a lot of plays — in fact, my numbers have them forecasted to run the third-fewest plays of any team — and they are a run-first team. I see the Cowboys jumping out to an early lead, so that will force Green Bay to abandon the run and have Rodgers throwing a lot — which makes me look to the over, especially as the Packers average 27 points per game themselves. The game being played indoors certainly helps scoring, but 52.5 is too high. Including the Week 12 game, the Patriots defense has only given up 4.8 yards per play since Gronkowski’s injury (compared to 5.5 yards per play before).

The Chiefs defense isn’t a particularly stingy unit against running backs, either. So after fitting my spread of 17 to the distribution and regressing to the market number, a Patriots bet is about a break-even proposition at a line of -110. I certainly don’t expect Houston to totally shut down Tom Brady and Co., but I do believe the Texans can keep this relatively close. Bell scored all his touchdowns over Pittsburgh’s last eight games, and we’re seeing the first playoff run that Roethlisberger, Brown and Bell have ever had together.

Dave Tuley’s take: I’m sure most followers of mine are expecting me to land on Rodgers plus the points, but I’m not that high on their chances (and turned off by the fact they’re such a popular underdog play). All that said, I think the spread is about where it should be, as Massey-Peabody makes the Cowboys a 4.5-point favorite — which leads me to look at the total here.

Dave Tuley’s take: I agree with the original oddsmakers that the Steelers should be favored, so I’ll take them with any points. Pittsburgh played like a team that was fresh (they did rest their key players in Week 17), and the single-digit temperature was definitely an advantage, since the Steelers faced a Miami team that had spent the week practicing in the 80-degreee South Florida weather.

Will Tom Brady throw an interception? (Yes 110, No -130)

The reason they’ve been winning — and doing so convincingly — is their defense, which has become a dominant unit. Pittsburgh is the clear-cut second-best team in the NFL, per the Massey-Peabody ratings, and is 2.6 points better than Kansas City on a neutral field. A total of 52.5 implies two teams on the extreme end of the total spectrum. Part of that is Andy Reid’s record of 19-3 with an extra week to prepare (regular season byes and playoffs).

We all know how large a role turnovers play in football, but they are notoriously difficult to predict. A more troubling number in that same span is the 3.0 yards before contact per rush they’re allowing (25th), which is a huge part of what makes Elliott successful. However, the probable blow of losing Jordy Nelson is very real for this offense. More than two touchdowns figured to provide at least a hint of value as my strike price is 16 with a lean to the Texans at lower numbers.

Pick: Under 52.5

Massey-Peabody Line: Dallas -4.5; Total: 49.9

Have the Packers been better fundamentally in the latter part of the season? Without a doubt.

John Parolin: Brady has thrown 28 touchdown passes and only two interceptions since returning from his four-game suspension. That wouldn’t ordinarily even be a lean, and we’re not about to force it given the Gronk injury.

The play: Yes -135

Rufus Peabody: Green Bay is a very interesting team. Normally with a spread so large, I would think there’s value on the underdog, but my numbers actually think this is justified. Clearly, the Packers are playing better than they were at that time of the season, but I don’t see the defense being able to slow down Ezekiel Elliott or hold the Cowboys below their season average of 26.3 points. But despite one of the NFL’s best offenses, Dallas is not a team that profiles to be in a lot of high-scoring affairs; in fact, the Cowboys are 15th in those total ratings. During the win streak, Green Bay has averaged 6.3 yards per play on offense, while giving up 5.8 yards per play to opponents. They ranked third in the NFL allowing 4.9 yards per play with a banged-up secondary at times during the season. I’m sure that Reid will have the Chiefs ready off a bye, but I keep going back to the Steelers’ 43-14 rout in their Week 4 meeting. That most certainly isn’t worth 2.5 points per game, so we have reason to think the dropoff may not be as severe, but it’s still worth something.

Season to date: 51-48-3 (51.5 percent) on ATS best bets; 44-31 (58.7 percent) with O/U best bets; 79-70-2 on ATS leans; 12-15 on O/U leans.

Last week: 0-2 against the spread with best bets (marked with an *); 0-2 with over/under best bets; 1-1 on ATS leans; 1-0 on O/U leans.

. Unless the Chiefs can force a ton of turnovers from Big Ben and Co. The Cowboys were the league’s best bet earlier in the season at 9-0-1 ATS but they were just 1-5 ATS down the stretch.

Will Le’Veon Bell score a TD? (Yes -135, No 115)

The play: Over

Wiseguys’ view: Early bettors weren’t scared off by the high spread either, but we saw some resistance when the line hit 16 and it was sharp money driving the line down to 15.5 at several books (and 15 offshore as of early Thursday morning).

Public perception: The Patriots are a hugely popular public team and bettors are all over them here despite the very high spread. Even if they fall behind by three touchdowns, the back door should be open.

John Parolin: The price for any “will player X score a touchdown?” rarely favors the yes this much, but Bell is as versatile and productive a running back as you’ll find in the NFL. Don’t be fooled by a “six of his 13 games with a touchdown” stat this season (missed three games with a suspension). The Packers have won seven in a row — and only one of those wins was by less than a touchdown — but their numbers during that stretch aren’t necessarily indicative of a 7-0 team. Green Bay is definitely more of an over team, as the Packers run more plays and are very pass-heavy; in my “total ratings” the Packers come in at number three. The Steelers were No. No question, Rodgers and his gaudy numbers will be tricky to contend with for the Dallas defense. During the Packers’ 4-6 start, they fumbled 17 times (losing eight) and threw eight interceptions, while forcing seven fumbles (recovering just two) and intercepting opposing quarterbacks seven times. After adding in home-field advantage and the bye week bonus, Kansas City is (rightly) a small favorite. In reality, this game is a matchup of one extreme team against an average team. I show no value here, but will be rooting for the Chiefs.

Dave Tuley

The pick: Steelers 1.5*. But they’ve also been extremely fortunate

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But given earlier decisions by federal courts, it was critical that we follow a correct and appropriate path to curtail new court challenges and expensive litigation.

“I believe we have found that path in this bipartisan legislative effort,” he added.

They claimed that the law violates the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, a 1992 federal ban on state-sponsored sports betting.

In calling for the injunction, the NFL, NBA, Major League Baseball and the NCAA are seeking to block enforcement of a law that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed on Friday, which partially repeals a ban on sports wagering in the state.

The new law allows sports betting at state-licensed casinos and racetracks. “How can that be determined when Las Vegas is taking bets already, every single day? The NFL has three games at Wembley Stadium (in London) every year where people are betting right across the street from the stadium.”

“In order to get an injunction, the leagues have to show that they will be irreparably damaged if Monmouth race track starts taking bets on sports sporting events on Sunday,” New Jersey State Sen. states except four.

Voters approved the idea of legal sports betting in 2011 and the following year Christie signed a bill allowing the wagering.

The federal court sided with the leagues, so the state appealed. But the U.S. the proliferation of state-sponsored and approved sports gambling in Atlantic City casinos and at New Jersey racetracks will cause immediate and irreparable harm” to the sports leagues,” the lawsuit said.

In m88 a statement Friday after signing the legislation Christie said: “I am a strong proponent of legalized sports wagering in New Jersey. Raymond Lesniak told Reuters in a telephone interview.

(Reporting by Steve Ginsburg; editing by Andrew Hay)

“If the 2014 Sports Wagering Law is not declared unlawful… Monmouth Park, a thoroughbred race track in Oceanport, is planning to offer sports betting on Sunday.

“I’m looking forward to placing the first legal bet in the state of New Jersey on a sporting event next Sunday,” Lesniak said.

The National Football League and other sports leagues filed a lawsuit on Monday in an attempt to block New Jersey from offering legalized wagering on sporting events.

Lesniak believes it is up to the state to determine whether sports gambling can occur and said the wagering will jump-start New Jersey’s sagging gaming revenues.

But the sports leagues sued, saying it violated a federal ban on the activity in all U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear the case, leaving the lower court ban in place.

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Gaming – InfoBarrel

Aug 18, 2016

Many games help develop practical skills, serve as a form of exercise, or otherwise perform an educational, simulational, or psychological role. Games generally involve mental or physical stimulation, and often both. But for you to fully appreciate online gaming, you should be aware of the technical aspects to secure a spot in what they call the elite circle of online gamers.

- Dice games: Backgammon , Dice Chess, Ship, Captain, and Crew (or Six Five Four), Shoot the Moons, Strat-O-Matic


Offline gaming began in the year 1970. And for these reasons, this is where offline gaming comes into play. From simple to complex, intellectual to sports related and the highly dynamic violent games, name it and you have a long list of choices.

Offline Gaming

Are you interested in playing games or in gambling? In real world, offline or online?

- Simulation – Games of this type are extensions of childhood games where children pretend being in adult roles such as doctor, parent or fireman. In the case of The Sims 3, it can be played either in a computer or PS3 console. As a member, you may avail of discounts on games for sale, get the freebies given to its member, and the opportunity to meet and play with other online games enthusiasts worldwide. Key components of games are goals, rules, challenge, and interaction.

One reason why online gaming is such a major success is because of the competition being held on a particular game every now and then in which fabulous prizes are at stake. Knowing the trend in online gaming, it is expected that there’s more to come in the future that’s completely exciting. Almost every aspect of human interest turned out to be very accessible. That is why more and more IT experts are religiously developing new games or simply improving the current prevailing games since there is a huge public clamor for such.

Gambling involves activities like casinos, sports books, poker, video poker, craps, black jack, roulette, slot machines, lottery and skill games – just to name a few. Some are old games that are just modified to fit with the modern times while some are totally new. One significant development has something to do with the way games are being played. These games involve taking on the role of a character in the game and controlling the choices of the character while working with their strengths and weaknesses.

There are many different types of games. Today these games are primarily electronic and cover a diversity of imaginary contexts that the modern computers try to recreate as a form of virtual reality.

- Role-playing games (RPG) – These types of games can be played either in electronic format such as on a computer or video game console, some of them even being online like World of Warcraft, or they can be played as a tabletop game like White Wolf or Shadowrun. In addition, such games are fairly simple to finish off, so gamers are not at all pressured to play for more hours.. A lot of games are now being introduced to the public. The thought of outwitting their counterparts is what drives any online gamer to succeed. Additionally, games for offline gaming are either skill-based or story-based, with the former as the more difficult as it needs your experience and skillfulness in order to play and finish the game.

To play online, you must register first to be qualified and enjoy the benefits of various online gamers club. But more than the prize being offered, online gamers are interested on the title for each competition. While games for offline gaming are still available and loved by some people, the majority already prefers the online games at present.


Offline gaming is a cool way to fill in time and enjoy, especially when you cannot go online. By the year 1990, its popularity has hit the highest point, but eventually dropped since the market did not expand quickly as what was expected. Here, online gamers met and have formed virtual camaraderie through the game preferences they had. Attested as early as 2600 BC, games are a universal part of human experience and present in all cultures.” (

These games are available online and the best part of it is that you can now play with people from all over the world. Time, distance and nationality are defied in the so-called growing cyber world that gathers online gamers. Furthermore, there are times when people would simply want to relax and play a game without having to deal with the other players. The classification made by Wikipedia goes like this:

Playing Games

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- Video games

- Sports – here is a list with the most popular sports games: Football, Soccer, Baseball, BasketBall, Hockey, Rugby, Volleyball, Pool Games, Water Games, Cricket, Boxing, Wrestling, Golf, Shooting, Horse Racing, Car Games, Driving Games, Cycling, Bowling, Dodge ball Games, Fishing , Hunting, Ice Skating, Olympics Games, Parking Games, Skateboard, Snowboarding, Surfing Games, Winter Games.

The Sims 3

Need for Speed: Shift

The Orange Box

The Elder Scrolls: Morrowind

Starcraft 2

- Business games

These games require a PC or laptop, but an Internet connection is not needed. Even with the numerous online games available, offline gaming is still going to exist and probably preferred by some.

There are a number of popular games for offline gaming as:

With offline gaming, the usual games could last around 20 to 100 game play hours. Watch out for that.

- Card games: Poker, Baccarat, Canasta – to name just the most popular and well known

“A game is a structured activity, usually undertaken for enjoyment and sometimes used as an educational tool. They are really popular in both real and online world.

- Guessing games

Online Gaming

- Dexterity/coordination games

- Pencil and paper games

- Tabletop games

- Domino and tile games

- Board games: Monopoly, Go, Scrabble, Chess, The Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride, Maharaja, Backgammon, Taj Mahal, Mine a million, Torres, Lost Cities , Speachless, Logo board games, Masterpiece, Buzzle, Highlanders, History of the World, The Game of Life, Dominion, LifeStyle The Financial Planning Game

Information technology has certainly made a big impact to humankind. It has gained its popularity which led to the existence of arcades

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The interesting thing is that you can also play these games from your mobile phones.

If you are just new to the casino world, you might not be sure of how to proceed with the games and it might be risky to start with real money right away. This facility is very important and useful for problem gamblers.

Another major advantage with online casinos is that you will spend less on drinks and food since you will be playing from your home or office. Therefore, even if you are going to be tempted to play beyond your bankroll limit, the software will not permit you; however, you will still have the access rights to change your bankroll limitations over again. Good online casino sites provide you with tutorial material on how to use the software. Online casinos are inexpensive in that you do not spend for fuel to travel until there and you do not impulsively purchase food and drinks; however, if you should really be a profitable player, learn the tricks and nuances, otherwise fun can become terrifying when you loose lots of your money.

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Online casinos provide you with more than normal number of advantages. This is one of the major advantages of online casinos.

Though it might sound too easy, the sooner you enter a room in an online casino you might not be sure of how to start and where to start.

For more information on Online Casino gambling and other advantages to online casino gambling check out

. You can start your journey in an online casino by taking a look in to the free practice area where you will be permitted to play for free with fake money.

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If you were to get in to a brick and motor casino without knowing anything about the casino games, you are likely to feel shy and helpless out there; however, under the same circumstances when you are in an online casino, then you are sure to find some real good help without disturbing your co-players from the tutorials available there. You can read through them at any hour in the day and get yourself acquainted with the nuances of the game.

o In an online casino, you have the option of getting trained and also you will be enjoying the benefit of getting a sign up bonus for joining a site.

o Apart from that, you will also be getting a number of bonuses and reward points for playing more, which you will very rarely find in land based casinos.

o Land based casinos provide you with tips and ideas to play within your bankroll by providing you with expert bankroll management ideas, but online casinos more often than not stresses the importance of money management.

o In some of the online casinos you can also request the site to not permit you to play beyond certain bankrolls. The primary advantage will be that you can play these games from anywhere in the world if you have an internet connection with a computer or a laptop. They also provide you with guidelines about the rules of the games, tips, strategies etcetera

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However if we were all capable of doing that, then there would be no profits for the online bookmakers.

Soon, I found myself logging into my William Hill account first thing in the morning and then every fifteen minutes whilst I worked from home. I went from making risk free bets to making one off £1.00 bets until I was regularly spending £50.00 on a single spin.

My Experience with Gambling Sites

Towards the end of 2011, I began taking advantage of risk free bets on the William Hill website. While the bets were risk free, though, I found myself hooked on the spinning wheels and bonus rounds. I found out about these risk free bets through a very popular money saving website based in the UK. Generally the sites will not discourage you and instead assist you if you want their help.

By early January 2013, I was heavily overdrawn and realized that my gambling was no longer fun and if I was to keep my self out of trouble I would need to take some serious action.


If you feel that your gambling is no longer under your control, then the option to disable your accounts for a set period of time is available. The forums on the money saving site were full of people bragging about four-figure wins from these bets.

Self Exclusion on Gambling Sites

Online gambling can be fun hobby if you are able to set your limits and control your spending. Below, I will let you know my experience with each company. This article explains the process for the main bookmakers in the UK.

I first tried to cancel my accounts but within a day I had reactivated them and was gambling again. Good luck!

. However, deleting your account is not enough as you can reopen your account at any time. To fully disable any access to your online account you will need to enter into a “self exclusion” agreement with the company involved. I made the decision to permanently disable all my online gambling accounts. You can do it. I had a talent or a knack for gambling and I took my winnings up to £600.00.

Once you lose the ability to control your spending, your best course of action is to remove your access from your favorite sites. I read through William Hill’s responsible gambling guide and found out about self exclusion

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Neither candidate won the presidential election.

NEW YORK Donald Trump’s prospects of winning the Republican nomination for the White House have slid sharply in online wagering venues, and bets that Republicans could have a fractured convention or that Trump may run as a third-party candidate were increasing.

This article was funded in part by SAP. 23. 1.

Odds on Rubio, a U.S. PredictIt is operated by Victoria University in New Zealand. senator from Texas, were 9-to-1 from 12-to-1 earlier this week.

Online wagering venues such as Ireland’s PaddyPower, which express candidates’ prospects as traditional sports-betting odds, show Trump losing luster as Rubio and Cruz gain steam. PredictIt put the chances of him running as an independent at 17 percent on Friday, from 14 percent on Thursday and 10 percent a week ago.

Chances for a brokered convention closed at 40 percent on Thursday on record volume in betting on PredictIt after starting the week at 23 percent.

Chances that Trump would run as a third-party candidate have ticked higher, but it remains a long-shot in betting circles. On PredictIt, a site aggregated into PredictWise probability, Trump’s chances were 70 percent early Friday, up slightly from late Thursday when they fell to 68 percent, their lowest since Feb. senator from Florida, narrowed to 4-to-1 from 5-to-1 on Tuesday, and odds for Cruz, a U.S.

Chances of Trump claiming the Republican mantle have fallen hard to 69 percent after cresting at 86 percent this week following his winning seven of 11 states in Super Tuesday voting, according to PredictWise, which aggregates betting on multiple venues into an implied probability.

(Reporting by Dan Burns; Editing by Toni Reinhold)

Republican infighting is fueling betting that Republicans will have a so-called brokered convention, which occurs when no candidate wins a majority of delegates before the convention, or that Trump will run as a third-party candidate.

The last brokered U.S. The last brokered Republican convention was in 1948, when New York Governor Thomas Dewey won in three ballots. PaddyPower’s odds show Trump as a 2-to-5 favorite compared with a 1-to-7 favorite right after Super Tuesday.

Clinton’s prospects of winning a head-to-head contest against Trump shot to above 60 percent earlier this week and stood at 57 percent on Friday, according to PredictIt. SAP had no editorial involvement in its creation or production.

Trump faces withering attacks from rivals Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio and from 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney, who labeled him a danger to the Republican party and the United States.. major-party convention was in 1952 when Democrats nominated Illinois Governor Adlai Stevenson on the third ballot. It was independently created by the Reuters editorial staff. 8 general election.

The billionaire businessman is still the prohibitive favorite, but it was the steepest slide in his imputed chances since his second-place showing in the Iowa caucuses on Feb. They were 39 percent early on Friday.

Intense squabbling among Republican candidates and efforts by establishment Republicans to block a Trump nomination at this summer’s Republican National Convention boosted bets that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, the favorite for the Democratic nomination, would win the Nov. Trump’s chances of trouncing Clinton sank to 27 percent on Friday from 39 percent in late February

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From the various types of racing to the dangers associated to this sport, know it all, here in this very post!

History of the Horse Racing Industry

If you are interested in knowing how the horse racing and breeding industry grew over the last couple of centuries, you are on the right page. Along with the history of the horse racing industry, this article provides information…

. Read on for more such interesting facts about the evolution of one of the most popular sporting events in the US…

Horse Racing

A fan of horse racing or not, here’s some interesting information about this sport I am sure you did not know.

Famous Horse Racing Courses Around the World

Horse racing is one of the fanciest, wealthiest and most popular sports in the world. The venue of the sport is just about as popular as its contestants are! Here is an account of the world’s most famous horse racing courses.

Brief History of the Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby had nationwide television coverage for the first time on May 3, 1952

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The shoulder is big and muscular and the withers tend to be high.

There are now a number of rescue organizations that take in ex-racehorses and try to find good homes for them. Matchem was also noted for his impeccable temperament, a vast improvement on the highly strung, nervous individuals of the day.

Other oriental horses, especially Arabs, figured in the early development. One of his get was Flying Childers, arguably the first really great race-horse. InKentucky, the Thoroughbred was designated the ‘Official State Horse’ in 1996. Some thoroughbreds have suspect feet with poor horn, low heels and flat soles.

The head is straight, lean and elegant with large eyes and finely chiseled ears. Those that are too small for the race-track find a home on the polo field providing their temperament is not too fiery.

The Byerley Turk gets his name from Captain Robert Byerley who captured the stallion from the Turks.

Once past racing, a thoroughbred can face an uncertain future. Three of these are recognized as being the foundation sires of the thoroughbred world. Some are only suitable as companion animals.

The thoroughbred has been used to ‘improve’ many breeds.Breeds such as the Hanoverian, Trakenher, Holsteiner and Irish Draught  have at least some Thoroughbred blood, thus providing speed, courage and beauty. Some strains are particularly nervy and highly strung but have been kept on because of their speed. The racing industry is huge in America. It seems generally agreed that, of these three, only the Darley Arabian was a true Arab, The Byerley was almost certainly a Turkmene type and the Godolphin a Barb.

The ribcage is deep and rounded and the chest wide with plenty of room for heart and lungs. Eclipse was never beaten in a race and 90% of all registered thirst really great race-horse. The nostrils are open and capable of flaring allowing maximum airflow when racing at speed.

The breed had its origins in England back in the early 1700s and selective breeding is still going on, resulting in faster and faster times on the race-track.

Thoroughbreds were imported into the United States from the 1730s. One of his progeny was Matchem, a race-horse par excellence. In the extremes of horse disciplines such as eventing, hunting and show-jumping, professional riders look for at least some thoroughbred blood to provide courage and speed. He has been trained to gallop at top speed virtually every time he is saddled and to pass all others if he can. If someone says of his dog ‘It’s a thoroughbred’ he is saying that it is a purebred saluki or whippet or whatever. In 2003, Maryland also appointed the Thoroughbred its State Horse.

The most rapid development in improvement of performance took place during the 19th century and the early part of the 20th century. When crossed with native British horses and ponies, the progeny were larger with a longer stride, more scope and more speed.

Thoroughbreds generally need more sensitive, skilled handling. They are highly intelligent, quick and eager to please. The 2nd Earl of Godophin acquired the stallion. To excel at another discipline, he needs re-training and re-educating so although they may be quite cheap to acquire, an ex-racehorse is not the best mount for an inexperienced rider.

The Godolphin Arabian was foaled in Yemen before going to Syrian then Tunis. It was gifted to the French king and later was taken to England. He will often need supplementary feeding and rugging through cold weather. The thoroughbred has a streamlined body with long, slender legs and strong, muscular hindquarters. There are strict criteria to be met and often an adoption fee is required.

Between 1660 and 1750, around 200 horses were imported into England from the Orient. They are typically more highly strung and temperamental than most other breeds. One of his most illustrious sons was Herod, who became an important name in the pedigrees of many of the early thoroughbreds.

The thoroughbred has a quality and athleticism that has become the benchmark for a perfect equine.

The main period of expansion was probably when the 1800s when the thoroughbred found its way to Australia, Europe, Japan and South America. In the horse world, it is also used by people to describe a purebred of a breed. Thoroughbreds are most often associated with the horse-racing industry although they are also used in many other equestrian disciplines.

The Darley Arabian is considered the most important of the three. Most warmblood breeds such as the Swiss and Dutch Warmbloods have a large percentage of Thoroughbred blood.

The Thoroughbred

The term ‘Thoroughbred’ has several different meanings. Eclipse was never beaten in a race and 90% of all registered thoroughbreds trace back to him.

The overall impression is one of elegance, toughness and quality. These adoption agencies endeavour to match a horse with a new owner. Others are laid back and lovable. Eclipse was another to have Darley Arabian blood. However the thoroughbred is also a distinct breed in its own right. He was purchased by Thomas Darley in Aleppo, Syria in 1704, shipped to Yorkshire, England and bred to selected racing mares. Thoroughbreds need more protection from the elements than ‘native’ or cross breeds and they usually require supplementary feeding year round.

Today, all thoroughbreds in the General Stud Book, which was established in 1791, trace back to these three foundation sires.

Thoroughbreds average around 16 hands. Animals with suspect conformation are more likely to ‘break down’ if their action is faulty or their legs insubstantial.

Young thoroughbreds are raced at an early age before their bones have fully developed and leg problems and injuries often arise. The three are the Byerley Turk, the Darley Arabian and the Godolphin Arabian. Initially horse-racing was the pastime of the aristocracy and gentry but its popularity, and the lure of gambling, has seen racing and breeding of the thoroughbred spread to every corner of the globe.. There are now literally millions of thoroughbreds and they are spread all over the globe.

The oriental influence is seen, not only in the refinement and speed of the breed, but also in the fine coat which thickens and lengthens only slightly in the winter. Although they were once bred not for their looks but purely and simply for their speed, good conformation has an impact on speed and hardiness. Some thoroughbreds are produced purely for disciplines other than racing while some find their way to show-jumping or eventing careers when their racing careers are over. The stallion was shipped to England and bred to native mares. The hooves are tough. There is good length from the hip to the stifle. Eclipse was another to have Darley Arabian blooc

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