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1). Bad Beat Poker – It Happens
If you ever see an angry poker player carrying on and throwing a fit about a hand, you can generally assume this player has taken a bad beat. “Bad beat” is a poker term referring to having a strong dominating hand lose to a much weaker hand held by another player.
If you’ve read my previous uplifting article about bad beat jackpots, y...
2). Bonds’ alleged cheating scandal hurting baseball history
Having just finished reading Game of Shadows – the alleged tell-all book in which the authors claim to have records detailing Barry Bonds’, as well as other athletes’, use of performance-enhancing drugs – it has become crystal clear that Bonds cheated, continues to cheat, and could not care less about it.
Bonds just about says this wh...
3). Hold Onto Your Hats - WagerWeb.com Posts Odds on Tropical Storms and Hurricanes
San Jose, Costa Rica – May 3, 2006 – WagerWeb.com, one of the Internet’s largest betting sites known for its offering of odds for the hottest issues surrounding the news media (especially sports), posted odds today on the likelihood that tropical storms and hurricanes will blow into the country with the same, less or greater force than last year. P...
4). New Faces Across the Board
As the drama of Kentucky Derby 132 continues to unfold, one will find the stage filled with a refreshing cast of new characters seeking the glory that is the Run for the Roses. Jockey legends Jerry Bailey, Gary Stevens, and Pat Day, who, between them, own six Derby winning mounts, have left the scene to curtain calls; John Velasquez, an heir appare...
5). Next Week on TV (5-8/5-14)
Things are starting to get tight in both the NHL and the NBA as both leagues move into their semifinal rounds. Pretty much anything can happen in the battle for the Stanley Cup as seeding, home ice advantage and being the favorite hardly seems to matter. The NBA title might come down to whether anyone in the East can stay healthy enough to beat the...
6). The Hardest Way to Make an Easy Living
It’s arrival day. I just flew into Las Vegas from the East Coast. You’ll soon find out that the traveling is exhausting and seemingly never-ending. You often forget what day it is, let alone the month, and on more than one occasion, I’ve forgotten what city I’m in. The first thing you need to do is buy in to the tournament. A typical major event en...
7). Three-Year-Olds Most Likely to Claim the Derby
All six, which won those races, rank no lower than 16th of the top 20 in graded stakes earnings guaranteed to start in the $2 million race. Do any have a real shot at claiming the 132nd Run for the Roses? You bet!
For instance, Lawyer Ron, with John McKee aboard, has dominated opponents while convincingly winning six in a row. The son ...