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  1. Cousin Sal's Week 3 Prop Bets!

    Sal Iacono

    I'm going to pretend people are still reading this weekly devastation. So far I'm down 27,500 jermajesties overall betting on this most peculiar of NFL seasons. That is not good. I've done some research and found that so...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  2. Cousin Sal’s Week 2 Prop Bets!

    Sal Iacono

    Opening week was not all we degenerate gamblers had hoped for. I personally went in the hole 8,000 jermajesties. And I wasn't alone. It turns out some people actually bet real money on these games. Vegas cleaned up. Jay Kornegay, vice presi...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  3. Cousin Sal's Week 1 Prop Bets!

    Sal Iacono

    We are back, baby! Hello, degenerates. I hope you had a safe offseason and enjoyed your Labor Day weekend. By the way - how ironic is it that on Labor Day weekend, 650 NFL players lost their jobs to roster cuts? Isn't the...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  4. Bill and Sal’s 2014 NFL Degenerate Gambling Preview: NFC We...

    Bill Simmons and Sal Iacono

    In the NFL's strongest division (according to Vegas), Seattle looks like it'll remain dominant, Sal likes the 49ers but Bill thinks they're due for a bad season, and Bill does some Tom Cruise-esque investig...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  5. Team Philippines at the FIBA World Cup: Always Bet on Blatche

    Rafe Bartholomew

    At the end of July, when I visited the Philippine National Team's pre-FIBA World Cup training camp in Miami, assistant coach Josh Reyes marveled to me about the kind of competition his team would...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  6. Bill and Sal’s 2014 NFL Degenerate Gambling Preview: AFC We...

    Bill Simmons and Sal Iacono

    Bill and Sal aren't as hot on the Broncos as Vegas is and think the Chargers, at the odds they are getting now, are a great bet to win the division and potentially get into the AFC Championship Game and maybe even the Super Bowl. Lis...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  7. Know Your Beef: Nicki Minaj vs. Iggy Azalea

    Molly Lambert

    Round 1: In July 2010, a not yet world-famous Iggy Azalea tweeted, "lmao at nikki saying she did the bet awards live. errrrr. if you say so girl." Azalea, a then-20-year-girl from Mullumbimby, New South Wales, Australia, was living in Los A...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  8. The Annual BET Awards 'Bless This Mess' Emotional Rolle...

    Rembert Browne

    A tradition unlike any other ... the BET Awards. [Note: An impressive knowledge of trigonometry is essential to continue.] There is no other event on television like the yearly convergence of Black and Entertainment a...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  9. Lily Allen Was Offered a 'Game of Thrones' Role, But It...

    Zach Dionne

    Lily Allen, whose brother is evidently Theon Greyjoy on Game of Thrones, was originally asked to play Theon's warrior sister, Yara. "I felt uncomfortable because I would have had to go on a horse and he would have touched me up and shit,&qu...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  10. Let the MLB Sack Race Commence

    Michael Baumann

    One of the few things I envy about the United Kingdom is that in any given season, sports fans there can bet on which Premier League manager will be fired. In fact, it seems people can bet on anything sports-related in the U.K., because British sport...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  11. The Betting Season

    Bill Barnwell

    Those damn Detroit Lions. As I look back at my 2013 preseason bets, all I can think about is how the Lions snatched defeat from the jaws of victory. Sure, the second-half collapse that resulted in the firing of head coach Jim Schwartz probably didn&#...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  12. Cousin Sal’s March Madness Prop Bets

    Sal Iacono

    March Madness. Absolutely my favorite betting event of the year. Unless you count the NFL preseason, NFL regular season, NFL postseason, and, of course, the July Fourth Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest. Despite my gridiron and pork bias, I remain...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  13. Big Bets

    Louisa Thomas

    Unofficially, it's called the fifth slam. Officially, it's called the BNP Paribas Open. Informally, it's called Indian Wells. If you don't get the Tennis Channel, you might not even know it exists. But it&r...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  14. From Jay and Ye to the Mohawk: When SXSW’s Fantasy Turned T...

    Rembert Browne

    South by Southwest, more than any other festival, is all about hedging your bets, negotiating time conflicts that seem important in the moment, and then deciding which option will bring you the most fulfillment. More often than not, the winner is the...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  15. MLB Over/Under Jamboree

    Jonah Keri

    When cranking out baseball betting odds, Vegas and online sportsbooks have always used a combination of rigorous data analysis and information on individuals' betting habits to ensure that picking winners is a challenge. We laypeople like to thi...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  16. Cousin Sal's Divisional Round Prop Bets

    Sal Iacono

    Week 17: -67,500 jermajesties Season Total: -202,000 jermajesties (Obligatory weekly explanation: A "jermajesty" represents the fake name given for a dollar amount in this series. It's also the unfortunate name of one of Jermaine Jackson's sons.)...

    Blog | January 10, 2014