Hoping for value is one thing. But basing horse race selections primarily on prices set by the less than average is pure guessing and gambling.
Horse racing is a form of gambling that can enable a person to wager against him or herself and occasionally collect.
If winning is no fun, why do it?
My top story for 2012 is the horse player.
The Breeder's Cup set of horse races is the toughest gambling situation on the books.
The sourest of betting moments occurs when you don't come back on a horse you recently liked.
Handicappers compete with the puzzle that is each horse race, the goal being to fit numerous similar pieces together for an official solution.
Not to brag, but I have the best readers of all of the games.
This one is about women and handicapping.
To keep this straight leading up to the Triple Crown races: it's all about gaming at this site. Gaming is not gambling; gaming is similar to gambling, only it's more wholesome.
A friend of mine said that for his New Year's Resolution, he was going to give up gambling.
Here are some suggestions about how you might stop losing.
Responsible gambling is winning. Irresponsible gambling is losing.
Little about trying to pick a winner is easy, even raising a glass.
Why play the state numbers lotteries, which is like making a bet on a 40-horse field, when you can sometimes play the horse race lottery involving but ten or 11 chances?
Jay reflects on the fine line between addiction and fun.