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  • Beware of Confirmation Bias in Sports Betting Analysis

    Added - Jan. 5, 2015

    If you have general strategies for sports betting, you can often learn something about them by running them through data for previous seasons to see how your approach stacks up. However, in doing this, you have to be really careful about a certain type of problem that can come up ...

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  • Simple Craps Bets for New Players to Use Now

    Added - Dec. 29, 2014

    When compared to most online casino games, craps is particularly complicated. The game mechanics aren't particularly intuitive, and there are a ton of extra bets that can confuse even people who are familiar with the basic mechanics of the game. If you're looking to get in on the ...

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  • How to Use Prophylaxis Effectively in Online Skill Games

    Added - Dec. 22, 2014

    In games that involve two players facing off against each other with elements of attack and defense, there are different ways to think about the different aspects of the game. One of the main defensive ideas that is available on a high level is the concept of prophylaxis. This is ...

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  • The Overwhelming Strength of the Free Card Play in No-Limit Hold'em

    Added - Dec. 15, 2014

    No-limit hold'em is a game that has been mined for strategy in a major way. What we mean by that is that it's hard to find new tactics in this game because there's such an overwhelming amount of material available for it. However, this has created a ...

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  • Tracking Progress to Improve Your Algorithms in Financial Betting

    Added - Dec. 8, 2014

    A large part of financial betting is incorporating a degree of testing with trial and error when it comes to seeing if your algorithms are up to a level where they can be profitable. One of the best ways to test your algorithms to systematically improve them is to track ...

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  • Analysis Factors for Single-Person Sports Wagers

    Added - Dec. 1, 2014

    When you're dealing with sports betting in single-player sports or events, then you have to evaluate everything through a different lense. There are a few major adjustments that you should make to your analysis factors that help you to determine if you have a profitable bet, and we're ...

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  • Avoiding the Traps of All American Video Poker

    Added - Nov. 24, 2014

    Most video poker games have strategies that fall under a basic set of rules. These rules have to do with which types of hands are worth more than others. In All American video poker, you're not typically going to be able to follow these rules automatically because the payout ...

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  • The Factors to Look for When Firing the Second Barrel in NLHE

    Added - Nov. 17, 2014

    If you're a no-limit hold'em player who has learned all of the basic plays like continuation bets and blind stealing, then you'll want to start looking at more advanced plays like double barreling on the turn. A double barrel is when you continuation bet the flop, are ...

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  • Hidden Factors When Evaluating Non-Binary Options

    Added - Nov. 10, 2014

    When you're getting into financial betting, one of the things you might be tempted to do is get into betting on different types of options without fully understanding what's going on with the payouts. Binary options are simple enough because you're betting on whether or not a ...

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  • Learning How to Weigh Different Variables in Sports Betting

    Added - Nov. 3, 2014

    The process of winning at sports betting is all about developing a system for ranking teams and their ability to score against each other. When you're developing this system, there are tons of variables that you'll have to take into consideration depending on what type of sport or ...

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  • High-Level Caribbean Stud in Four Lessons

    Added - Oct. 27, 2014

    To achieve the best possible payout rate in Caribbean Stud, you're required to learn an exceptionally complicated strategy for when to raise and when to fold that is almost impossible to learn in a way that will give you a 100 percent accuracy rate. However, with four easy lessons ...

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  • Why Position Affects Your Ability to Bluff in Poker

    Added - Oct. 21, 2014

    Position matters for a lot of things in poker, and most of the time people are just told it's an advantage to be in position because you act last. However, one thing that's interesting about the game is that you should actually bluff more often in heads-up pots ...

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  • Understanding the EV Factor of Financial Wagers

    Added - Oct. 13, 2014

    In financial betting, you have to understand certain aspects of mathematics if you want to be able to do the proper analysis to have a chance at developing models that can beat the markets that you're interested in. One of the most important concepts you need to learn is ...

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  • Recursive Analysis Techniques for Sports Betting

    Added - Oct. 6, 2014

    If you're betting on any type of sport between two people or two teams, being a winning bettor requires you to accurate assess the winning chances of each side to look for profitable bets. One of the best methods of going about this is what's known as recursive ...

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  • A General Overview of Spanish 21

    Added - Sept. 29, 2014

    In the world of online blackjack, there are several different types of games that you can try that are different than the standard version of the game. Spanish 21 is a game that a lot of people end up trying, and because they don't adjust to the changes in ...

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  • The Three Most Basic No-Limit Hold'em Plays All Players Must Know

    Added - Sept. 22, 2014

    No-limit hold'em is the most popular form of poker out there, but what most people don't realize is that it's also one of the most basic forms of big-bet poker. Because the hand distributions are really easy to describe, it's a measure of the pure skill ...

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  • The Mathematics That Drive Digital Options

    Added - Sept. 15, 2014

    There are a ton of different choices in financial betting that can be considered "options." However, digital options are somewhat unique in that they are very simple versions of these ways of betting. While they aren't particularly popular in and of themselves, they do offer a lot of lessons ...

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  • Offensive and Defensive Strategies for Betting on American Football

    Added - Sept. 8, 2014

    One of the most popular games to analyze for betting is American football. Everything basically boils down to trying to figure out how many points each side is expected to score and what their variance is going to be like on that average number of points. The idea here is ...

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  • The Social Factor of Playing Bingo Online

    Added - Sept. 1, 2014

    Bingo has been growing on the Internet for quite a while, and it's to the point that we don't know if it will ever seem like it's going to slow down. Bingo has a number of advantages over other types of betting when it comes to the ...

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  • An Introduction to Deuces Wild Video Poker Play

    Added - Aug. 25, 2014

    Deuces Wild is generally considered to be the one of the most difficult video poker game to learn to play correctly. What we want to do here is give you an introduction to the game to get you started off on the right foot. This game is so hard to ...

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