Sports Betting

Real Madrid and PSG, favorites for the Champions League semifinals

Real Madrid and PSG, favorites for the Champions League semifinals

Champions League football show was attended last night on “Santiago Bernabeu” and “Parc des Princes” in the two disputes in the first leg of the quarterfinals. In Spain, Real Madrid gave 3-0 to Borussia Dortmund The ‘galactic’ marked by Gareth Bale (’3), Isco (’27) and Cristiano Ronaldo (’56). Real Madrid: Casillas – Carvajal, Pepe, Ramos, […]

Game duration in American football

Game duration in American football

A standard football game consists of four 15-minute (typically 12 minutes in high school football) periods (called quarters), with an intermission (called halftime) after the second quarter. The clock stops after certain plays; therefore, a game can last considerably longer (often more than three hours in real time). If an NFL game is tied after […]

Unusual bets

Unusual bets

These days one can bet on almost anything: from whether it will snow on Christmas day, to which volcano will erupt next, to outcomes in worldwide presidential elections. While these may seem rather random and whilst you may be wondering what would prompt people to bet on such things, you may be rather surprised to […]

Sucker bet

Sucker bet

A sucker bet is a bet based on something other than expected return including: parlays: One bet ticket written with at least two wagers (all must win for the ticket to cash). teaser: A sucker wager that allows bettors to add and subtract points from posted odds. exotic: Any wager other than a straight bet […]

Enjoy the Montreal Masters

Enjoy the Montreal Masters

The world’s top players head to Canada to compete in the Montreal Masters and you can watch the action from the hard courts of Stade Uniprix. Last year’s winner Novak Djokovic will be out to claim his third title in a row but will have to fight off the challenge of newly crowned Wimbledon champion […]

The proposed second Simon-Ehrlich wager

The proposed second Simon-Ehrlich wager

Understanding that Simon wanted to bet again, Ehrlich and climatologist Stephen Schneider counter-offered, challenging Simon to bet on 15 current trends, betting $1000 that each will get worse (as in the previous wager) over a ten year future period. The trends they bet would continue to worsen were: The three years 2002-2004 will on average […]

Enjoy the Ashes

Enjoy the Ashes

The opening Test of this summer’s eagerly anticipated Ashes series gets underway on 10th July at Trent Bridge. The match marks the start of back-to-back Ashes series and, as the old foes lock horns, both sides will be desperate to get off to a winning start. You can enjoy the action with bet365 and take […]

Enjoy Wimbledon

Enjoy Wimbledon

Wimbledon gets underway on Monday 24th June as the world’s top players head to the famous grass courts of the All England Club for the third Grand Slam of the year. Defending champion Roger Federer is eyeing a record eighth Wimbledon title but will face tough competition from Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and home favourite […]

Why Ehrlich lost in Simon-Ehrlich wager

Why Ehrlich lost in Simon-Ehrlich wager

In accordance with Paul Ehrlich’s website: “In 1980, Julian Simon repeatedly challenged environmental scientists to bet against him on trends in prices of commodities, asserting that humanity would never run out of anything. Paul and the other scientists knew that the five metals in the proposed wager were not critical indicators and said so at […]

Field and players in American football

Field and players in American football

American football is played on a rectangular field 120 yards (110 metres) long by 53 1/3 yards (49 metres) wide. The longer boundary lines are sidelines, while the shorter boundary lines are end lines. Near each end of the field is a goal line; they are 100 yards apart. A scoring area called an end […]

Simon-Ehrlich wager

Simon-Ehrlich wager

Julian L. Simon and Paul Ehrlich entered in a famous wager in 1980, betting on a mutually agreed upon measure of resource scarcity over the decade leading up to 1990. Simon had Ehrlich choose five of several commodity metals. Ehrlich chose 5 metals: copper, chrome, nickel, tin, and tungsten. Simon bet that their prices would […]

Scientific wagers

Scientific wagers

A scientific wager is usually a wager whose outcome is settled by scientific process. They normally consist of an give to spend a specific sum of dollars on the scientific proof or disproof of some at present uncertain statement. Some wagers have precise date restrictions for collection, but quite a few are open. Wagers occasionally […]

SP bookmaking

SP bookmaking

Starting price or SP bookmaking literally refers to taking bets at fixed odds, i.e. a fixed starting price, as opposed to the totalisator model of betting. This form of gambling was only legal in Australia for bookmakers operating on the course or racetrack, and so a large telephone based SP bookmaking industry started, leading to […]

Cricket players and officials

Cricket players and officials

Players A team consists of eleven players. Depending on his primary skills, a player may be classified as a specialist batsman or bowler. A balanced team usually has five or six specialist batsmen and four or five specialist bowlers. Teams nearly always include a specialist wicket-keeper because of the importance of this fielding position. A […]

How to play golf

1=teeing ground, 2=water hazard, 3=rough, 4=out of bounds, 5=sand bunker, 6=water hazard, 7=fairway, 8=putting green, 9=flagstick, 10=hole Just about every game of golf is based on playing a variety of holes within a offered order. A round usually consists of 18 holes that are played inside the order determined by the course layout. On a […]

The rules of American football

The rules of American football

The Tennessee Titans and the Houston Texans in formation before a play Game play in American football consists of a series of downs, individual plays of short duration, outside of which the ball is dead or not in play. These can be plays from scrimmage—passes, runs, punts, or field goal attempts—or free kicks such as […]

888sport – The Safest Bet

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Motor sport history

Fernand Gabriel driving a Mors in Paris-Madrid 1903 The start Auto racing began almost immediately after the construction of the first successful petrol-fuelled autos. In 1894, the first contest was organized by Paris magazine Le Petit Journal, a reliability test to determine best performance. That first race now is called Paris to Rouen 1894. Competitors […]

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