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NEWS: Betting’s Biggest Obstacles

The Supreme Court’s decision to strike down PASPA was important, but betting still has more obstacles than a Double Dare set to become the norm nationwide. The Wire Act, Tribal Gaming compacts, and sports leagues’ “integrity fees” all pose hurdles. We brought in an academic (John Holden) to lay out the issues at both the state and federal levels…

Delta Green
Looking for an excuse to head down to Biloxi? Look no more. Mississippi is smart enough to like money, and Bama’s neighbor has two casinos open for sports-betting business on Wednesday…


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CFB: Stay In Your Lane

Collin Wilson gave you his top Power 5 futures yesterday, but there’s potentially even more value in his small conference bets. Does Collin know more than oddsmakers when it comes to the likes of UAB, Nevada, and Arkansas State? Depends on whether oddsmakers watch 23 hours of film a day and spend the remaining hour writing an article. Here’s why Wilson is high on Temple this season and doing Nick Saban proud by discarding Lane Kiffin


NFL: It’s Back, Baby

NFL preseason football can be sloppier than the recently divorced guy at your brother’s bachelor party, but who cares? All that matters is … FOOTBALL IS BACK. The Ravens and Bears are squaring off in Thursday’s Hall of Fame game, and John Ewing did what John Ewing does: identify a profitable trend

How Rule Changes Impact NFL Margin of Victory
Sometimes a title tells the whole story. This is one of those times. PJ Walsh explains why it’s vital for bettors to be cognizant of the NFL’s ever-evolving rules before betting the pigskin this season…


ACTION ITEMS

Rubber Meets The Road: Tiger has won at Firestone Country Club eight times, and ranks with Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy, and Justin Rose as this week’s favorites. But does Tiger’s history make him worthy of a wager? Golf guru Joshua Perry spotted two elite players who were wildly underpriced at Bridgestone

Embrace The Sweat: Has Right Guard, Degree, or Old Spice signed on to sponsor this awesome podcast featuring Geoff Schwartz and Paul Lo Duca? If not, the non-existent sales team at The Action Network needs to make that happen…

Serena In Action: Tuesday’s WTA San Jose slate is loaded, including a key matchup between Serena Williams and Johanna Konta. Brett Farrenkopf dug deep into the betting card so you don’t have to…

Pep In Your Step: How will Man City bounce back after its incredible 2017-18 season? Michael Goodman looks at whether Pep Guardiola’s squad can deliver another title

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