How to Manage the Risk of Betting on U.S. Sports

Before you log into your online sports book account, you need to remind yourself of the risk involved with betting on sports. Many a sports bettor has fancied himself to be a successful, astute sports gambler only to be eventually taken to the woodshed and rendered broke. Under no circumstances should you ever wager more than you can afford to lose. As long as the risk is understood, there’s a decent chance the risk can be managed and minimized with good betting practices.

Read the rest of this entry »


You can follow us on Twitter and Facebook for content updates. Also, sign up for our email list for weekly updates and check us out on Google+ as well.

Drink of the Week: The Classic Cocktail

The Classic Cocktail.Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Moving on, I must admit that I’ve been a bit distracted to the point where it only just occurred to me after finishing this post that it would go live on America’s second biggest drinking holiday. I honestly can’t say that there’s anything remotely Irish about it, but I suppose you could try it with Irish Whiskey instead of brandy. No one’s stopping you!

Anyhow, it’s not an original thought of mine that the name of this week’s drink invites “Who’s on first?”-style comic confusion. After all, this blog is largely devoted to the kind of drinks from the past that have been slowly but steadily gaining an increasing foothold throughout the early days of this still young century. Still, when we’re talking about the Classic Cocktail, we’re not talking about the classic cocktail but a classic cocktail, if you follow me.

Like last week’s DOTW, the Classic Cocktail comes to us originally from Harry Craddock’s depression era mixed drink ur-text, “The Savoy Cocktail Book,” as filtered through founding cocktailian Gary Regan’s 2003 “The Joy of Mixology.” However, I’m much more found of this week’s entry, which is a bit more elaborate but also tastier. It could also easily be thought of as something of a souped-up Sidecar. It’s definitely a very nice variation on the theme. See what you think.

Read the rest of this entry »


Average Wedding Costs

If you’re thinking about popping the big question, you need to make sure you understand what you’re getting into from a financial point of view. Wedding costs are just one of many things to consider. Check out this infographic of average wedding costs to get you started:

Read the rest of this entry »


Ways in Which Technology is Changing Our Lives

Have you ever stopped to think about all the ways in which technology is impacting our lives? While there are some obvious ways in which we use technological innovations every day, and it is apparent that they are steeped in technology, what about all the ‘little’ things we take for granted day in and day out? So many of our luxuries wouldn’t be possible without technological innovation. Here are just a few of the ways in which technology is changing our lives – some for the better and some maybe not so much.

Read the rest of this entry »


The Expansion of eSports Betting: A Phenomenon Across the World

One thing is for sure: the beginnings of the eSports betting industry are far behind us. Now, this industry has been transformed into a global phenomenon. This information is backed up by reports and official stats. In 2016, the eSports industry was expected to grow by 43 percent, reaching $40 billion. The growing popularity of this trend is translated into the quick increase of individuals that follow eSports events.

Read the rest of this entry »