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Posted by on Sep 18, 2015 in Blog, Essays, Sports Betting | 8 comments

How a Winning Sportsbetting Ticket Almost Wasn’t Worth the Paper It’s Printed On

 

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Yesterday, I went to cash a winning sports betting ticket, and almost didn’t get paid.

So, what exactly was the problem?

The ticket had faded badly and wasn’t completely readable.  Accordingly, the teller had no other option to call his sportsbook manager who then went to considerable trouble to locate the record of my original bet so I could collect my winnings.

Let this be a warning.

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Posted by on Sep 13, 2015 in Blog, Essays, Sports Betting | 3 comments

NFL Week 1: Picks and Predictions

 

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NOLAN DALLA — 2015 NFL SEASON RECORD

0 WINS – 0 LOSSES — 0 PUSHES

STARTING BANKROLL:  $10,000.

CURRENT BANKROLL:  $10,000.

NET GAIN/LOSS:  + / – 0

BEST BETS OF THE WEEK:  0 – 0 – 0 

 

The NFL season began on Thursday night.  Two plays (teasers) were posted in advance and are still alive.  See below.

Note that I begin each and every season with a $10,000 bankroll (after my season-win total bets are placed).  Each week, I make plays based on the current lines which are then released either Saturday night or Sunday morning.

If you want some honest analysis, and occasional entertainment — then welcome to my site.  If you wager money on these picks, then please do so at your own risk.  If you prefer to fade me and my picks, well that’s fine too.

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Posted by on Sep 10, 2015 in Blog, Sports Betting | 3 comments

NFL Week 1: Nolan Dalla Picks (Thursday Night and Season Futures)

 

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NOLAN DALLA — 2015 NFL SEASON RECORD

0 WINS – 0 LOSSES — 0 PUSHES

STARTING BANKROLL:  $10,000.

CURRENT BANKROLL:  $10,000.

NET GAIN/LOSS:  + / – 0

BEST BETS OF THE WEEK:  0 – 0 – 0 

 

Since the NFL season begins with a Thursday night game, I am not yet prepared to post a full write-up with this week’s games played on Sunday.  However, I do have two plays (relevant to tonight’s game) which I will release at this time.  Moreover, I am posting all five of my season win total wagers here for the first time.

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Posted by on Sep 10, 2015 in Blog, Essays, Las Vegas, Sports Betting | 1 comment

Denny Axel’s NFL Season Win Total of the Year — Pittsburgh Steelers UNDER 8.5 (+115)

 

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The NFL regular season begins Thursday night.

However, anyone serious about betting football should already be in mid-season form.  At the very least, those who bet pro football games and futures should be aware of significant off-season moves and have some idea of team-by-team changes we’ll expect to see in 2015.

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Posted by on Sep 5, 2015 in Blog, Essays, Sports Betting | 3 comments

ESPN’s New Online Scoreboards Suck!

 

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ESPN’s worthless garbage scoreboard for college football.

 

Have you seen ESPN’s new online scoreboards?

Well, don’t bother going there.  Because, they suck!

For nearly two decades, those of us who have action betting on ball games have come to rely on ESPN’s penchant for excellence, including a vast menu of games, with plenty of statistics and quick live updates.  No matter what the sport was, at one time ESPN pretty much lived up to its reputation as the worldwide leader in sports coverage.

But the latest version of ESPN’s scoreboards are hideous!  Oh, let me count the ways.

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