Guide To Sports Betting
Las Vegas didn't invent sports wagering, but it did in my humble opinion perfect it. With billions bet every year (2009 figures list it at $2.4 Billion) Las Vegas Casinos (and our local economy) make a good portion of their annual revenue from betting on pro and collegiate sports.
If you live in Las Vegas chances are you'll lay a wager on a game form time to time. Whether its an NFL game or a March Madness Bracket at one time or another you are likely to place some of your hard earned wages down on a game. This guide, gleaned from the efforts of fellow About.com Guide Allen Moody will help you maximize your potential profits by giving you rules, tips and hints.
Whether you want to lay a fiver on the Red Sox or a $100 on the Super Bowl there are rules and etiquette involved with making a wager at Las Vegas Sportsbooks. Use these guide to help you make the best decisions and may you bet wisely.
Introduction to Sports Betting
So you walk into the sportsbook at Caesar's Palace with $50 and a desire to make a few wagers and drink a few complimentary cocktails, but you have a problem. You have no clue what a parlay card is or a point spread or an over/under is. We're here to help.
If you're a sports fan, it's a pretty safe assumption to say you know that betting, both legal and illegal, takes place on practically every professional game and many college games. If you've ever wanted to place a bet yourself, but weren't really sure how, you've come to the right place. We'll explain what you need to do to be placing bets on sporting events in no time." - Allen Moody - About.com Guide to Sportsbetting
Great Articles on Getting Started in Sports Betting
- Sports Betting Basics
- Getting Started in Sports Betting
- Sports Gambling Glossary
- Introduction to Point Spreads
- Understanding Totals
Intermediate Sports Betting Guides
Once your skills at betting on sports have improved beyond the basics these articles on more advanced tips and techniques will help you to make your betting more competitive and hopefully maximize profits.
- Introduction to Money Lines
- How to Bet Parlays
- How to Bet Teasers
- Should Bettors Buy Half Points?
- Buying Sports Gambling Systems
- Why Most Sports Bettors Lose
Betting on Football (NFL and College)
In Las Vegas football is king. Whether you are an NFL or College Football fan there is no sport more heavily bet at Las Vegas Sportsbooks. While most bets seem straight forward the true sports gambler uses a variety of tips and techniques to maximize profits. These guide to betting on the NFL and College Football can help you maximize your profits as well.
- Betting NFL Totals
- Handicapping NFL Football
- Weather and NFL Betting
- NFL Road Team Betting
- More NFL Betting Articles
College Football Betting
- Handicapping College Football Games
- College Football Home Field Advantage
- Betting College Football Underdogs
Betting on Basketball
After football the king of the sportsbook is basketball. Whether the NBA or college, basketball can be one of the most enjoyable ways to gamble in Las Vegas, especially during March Madness. Use these guides to learn how to bet on basketball and how to do it well.
- How to Bet Basketball
- Understanding the Basics of Basketball Betting
- College Basketball Betting System
- Betting Basketball First Half Totals
- More Basketball Betting Articles
Betting On Baseball
While America's past time may not see the heavy betting totals that football and basketball see, many experts and sportsbook regulars claim it is the sport to bet for maximum profit. These guide will help you better your chances of turning your love of baseball into dollars.
- Introduction to Baseball Betting
- Baseball Betting Systems and Methods
- How to Bet on Baseball
- Examining Starting Pitchers
- Betting Baseball Parlays
- More Baseball Betting Articles
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