After Poker Seizures, Justice Department Comes For Online Sportsbooks

Hello, folks. Welcome back to Bad Beats, the column you visit for betting advice and sad tales of gambling woe. Read past Bad Beats here. Got any stories for us? Email us at tips@deadspin.com. Subject: Bad Beats. » 5/24/11 4:15pm 5/24/11 4:15pm

Bad Beats: Handicapping An American Idol That Has Gone Horribly,…

Hello, folks. Welcome back to Bad Beats, the column you visit for betting advice and sad tales of gambling woe. Read past Bad Beats here. Got any stories for us? Email us at tips@deadspin.com. Subject: Bad beats. » 4/08/11 4:30pm 4/08/11 4:30pm

The Quirks Of Gambling On Professional Wrestling

Since the dawn of time, it's been mankind's dream to own the Sports Almanac from Back To The Future Part II. If one could know the result of a sporting event beforehand, one could make untold riches by gambling on it. While the Novikov self-consistency principle — or perhaps Calvinism — means this can't happen, what… » 4/05/11 11:30am 4/05/11 11:30am

Man Claims Sportsbook Stiffed Him On Silly Kim Kardashian Prop…

A reader placed a tiny wager on what color top Reggie Bush's gilrfriend would wear to the Super Bowl. His choice? Black. It appears, in that photo, to be black. He claims Bodog.com would not pay out. Who will die? » 2/11/10 6:40pm 2/11/10 6:40pm