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Bookmaking

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In this podcast the good guys investigate the world of sports gambling and bookmaking.  Bookmakers or bookies are market managers for sports wagering and knowing how to talk like one will definitely set you apart from the crowd the next time you discuss sports gambling!  From terminology to crazy bets to legality, we cover it all!  Now let’s go make some money!!!

Legal gambling in the Unites States:
STATE Charitable Pari-mutuel Lotteries Commercial Indian Racetrack
District of Columbia Yes No Yes No No No
Alabama Yes Yes No No Yes No
Alaska Yes No No No Yes No
Arizona Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
Arkansas Yes Yes Yes No No No
California Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
Colorado Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Connecticut Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
Delaware Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Florida Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Georgia Yes No Yes No No No
Hawaii No No No No No No
Idaho Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
Illinois Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Indiana Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Iowa Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Kansas Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
Kentucky Yes Yes Yes No No Yes
Louisiana Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Maine Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Maryland Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Massachusetts Yes Yes Yes No No No
Michigan Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Minnesota Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Mississippi Yes No No Yes Yes No
Missouri Yes No Yes Yes Yes No
Montana Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
Nebraska Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
Nevada Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
New Hampshire Yes Yes Yes No No No
New Jersey Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
New Mexico Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
New York Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
North Carolina Yes No Yes No Yes No
North Dakota Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
Ohio Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Oklahoma Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Oregon Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
Pennsylvania Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Rhode Island Yes Yes Yes No No Yes
South Carolina Yes No Yes No No No
South Dakota Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Tennessee No No Yes No No No
Texas Yes Yes Yes No No Yes
Utah No No No No No No
Vermont Yes No Yes No No No
Virginia Yes Yes Yes No No No
Washington Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
West Virginia Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Wisconsin Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
Wyoming Yes Yes No No Yes Yes

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  1. Notes:
    *Ted Williams was cryogenically frozen
    *the line is always based on the home team, so the if for example the rockets at the wolves the line is -3
    this means the home team, the wolves if favored by 3 points to win
    if it were +3, the rockets would be favored to win.

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