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  • Betting

    Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012

    Football bettors seem to be getting much more savvy

  • Betting

    Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012

    The Cincinnati Reds are baseball's hottest team, but Jeff Haney won't be placing any bets

  • Features

    Thursday, July 26, 2012

    Instead of paying a tout for football picks, roll your cash into a ball, light it on fire and throw it out the window.

  • Betting

    Wednesday, July 4, 2012

    The science of creating over/under lines for NFL games is not as arcane or mysterious as it might seem. All we have to do is accurately predict the total yardage for each team and we’ll be on our way to breaking the bank.

  • Betting

    Wednesday, June 20, 2012

    If you bet on LeBron winning an NBA title in 2011 or 2012, you might be about to cash in

  • Betting

    Wednesday, June 6, 2012

    San Antonio's 20-game winning streak was snapped recently; how will it affect betting?

  • Las Vegas

    Wednesday, May 23, 2012

    Earlier this year, The New York Times published the obituary of John Fairfax of Henderson, a lifelong adventurer and gambling enthusiast who favored baccarat. “Baccarat is equal parts skill and chance,” the Times obit stated. But it was wrong.

  • Betting

    Wednesday, May 23, 2012

    Hint: One of the underachievers is named Albert

  • Sports

    Wednesday, May 9, 2012

    Betting on the last two legs of the Triple Crown? Check out our Kentucky Derby roundup

  • Sports

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012

    Do baseball's early leaders have staying power?

  • Sports

    Wednesday, April 11, 2012

    The "other" category, and how to spot pitchers poised for ruin.

  • Sports

    Wednesday, March 28, 2012

    LVH sports book became the first joint in Las Vegas to post 2012 major league baseball team season-win totals last month.

  • UNLV

    Thursday, March 15, 2012

    Pay close attention to teams’ spread success away from home.

  • TV

    Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012

    Members of the poker subculture are all too eager to rip to shreds any portrayal of the game that fails to live up to their lofty standards regarding authenticity.

  • Betting

    Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012

    Have the books caught on to the sluggish style of play?

  • Sports

    Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012

    Betting columnist Jeff Haney puts the Giants defense under the microscope.

  • Betting

    Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012

    Only four quarterbacks in NFL history have passed for more than 5,000 yards in a season. Three of them did it this season.

  • Betting

    Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011

    When the fight of the decade goes down, play it safe with Floyd.

  • Sports

    Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011

    Yeah, the Packers are really, really good. Wanna bet on it?

  • Entertainment

    Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011

    Make the savvy bet with a little help from Jeff Haney.

  • Football

    Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011

    Another gentleman, holding a plastic football filled with beer, seemed to come to life when ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski appeared on screen. He stood up, yelled “Ja-Wor-Ski!” and sat down again without another word.

  • Sports

    Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011

    With the way the odds are stacked, Jeff Haney recommends staying away from bets on the WSOP final table

  • Sports

    Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011

    Examining teams’ records against the point spread is a good way to determine which squads are exceeding the expectations of oddsmakers and the betting marketplace, and which teams are falling short of expectations.

  • Sports

    Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011

    Let's get “Back to Football,” to use the NFL’s hackneyed slogan.

  • Sports

    Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011

    Jeff Haney says it's one thing to root for your favorite college team, and quite another to bet on them

  • Sports

    Wednesday, July 20, 2011

    Jeff Haney says just because you can get on WSOP players doesn't mean you should

  • Gaming

    Thursday, June 16, 2011

    To reach the optimal site for viewing the curvature of the Earth across the eastern portion of the Great Basin Desert, you proceed two miles west from the center of this small Nevada town until you come to a reservoir atop a small mountain.

  • Sports

    Tuesday, May 24, 2011

    It usually goes something like this: “Well, the house did very well on Saturday, but the bettors killed us on Sunday.” Alas, the actual meaning of those comments is the same as Michael Corleone’s final offer to Senator Pat Geary. Nothing.

  • Sports

    Wednesday, May 11, 2011

    Jeff Haney says that when handicapping baseball, FIP, not ERA, is most important

  • Sports

    Wednesday, April 27, 2011

    Jeff Haney reveals the nuances of trying to predict how many points individual players will score in a game.

  • Sports

    Wednesday, April 13, 2011

    They can’t lose forever, can they?

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, March 16, 2011

    Three tips to help you come out on the winning end at the window.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, March 16, 2011

    Most bettors are here for the party. Want to gamble? Go Downtown.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, March 2, 2011

    We all love a Cinderella story, but long shots rarely pay off.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011

    Learn how to think like a professional gambler before you place your Big Game bets.