Betting strategy
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Betting strategies or betting systems are approaches to gambling intended to increase the odds of winning. Independent Events The following betting strategies have been recorded as being applied to games which operate on independent events. For such games, the odds … Read More

Bar bet
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A bar bet is a bet made between two patrons at a bar. Bar bets can range from wagers about little-known trivia, such as obscure historical facts, to feats of skill and strength. Some bar bets are intended to trick … Read More

Casino Royale Las Vegas
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Casino Royale 3411 Las Vegas Boulevard SouthLas Vegas, Nevada 89109 Number of rooms 152 Theme European Villa Notable restaurant(s) Outback Steakhouse Denny’s Noble Roman’s Subway Ben & Jerry’s Owner Tom Elardi Date opened 1992 Casino type Land-Based Previous name(s) Nob … Read More

Bank job
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In gambling, a Bank Job is a term for putting all of your money on a particular betting option, for instance “Yankees to beat the Kansas City Royals is a Bank Job” It is often mocked by statements claiming people … Read More

Arbitrage betting
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Betting arbitrage, surebets, sports arbitraging is a particular case of arbitrage arising on betting markets due to either bookmakers’ different opinions on event outcomes or plain errors. By placing one bet per each outcome with different betting companies, the bettor … Read More

Betfair
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Betfair Type Betting exchange Genre Online gambling Founded 2000 Founder Andrew Black and Edward Wray Headquarters London, United Kingdom Website http://www.betfair.com/ Betfair is the world’s largest Internet betting exchange. The company is based in Hammersmith in West London, England. Since … Read More

Betting exchanges
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A betting exchange is a p2p gambling website acting as a broker between parties for the placement of bets. The concept is similar to that of a stock exchange or a futures exchange, where in this case the commodity being … Read More

Bookmakers
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A bookmaker, bookie or turf accountant, is an organisation or a person that takes bets and may pay winnings depending upon results and, depending on the nature of the bet, the odds. Bookmaking may be legal or illegal, and may … Read More

Trifecta
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In horse racing terminology, a trifecta is a parimutuel bet in which the bettor must predict which horses will finish first, second, and third in exact order. The word comes from the related betting term, “perfecta.” The term has been … Read More

Tote board
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A tote board is a large, numeric or alphanumeric display used to convey information, typically at a race track (to display the odds or payoffs for each horse) or at a telethon (to display the total amount donated to the … Read More

Totalisator
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A totalisator or totalizator (tote board in common parlance) is the name for the computerised system which runs parimutuel betting, calculating payoff odds, displaying them, and producing tickets based on incoming bets. The first totalisator was an entirely mechanical system … Read More

Predictions for the gambling industry
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Gambling revenue will grow to $155 billion in 2012 from a 2007 revenue of $114 billion with an annually rate of 6.5 percent per year, says PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in a report released this week. Asia, and especially Macau, will be … Read More

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