The Rise and Rush of Sports Gambling

Street Talk The Rise and Rush of Sports Gambling

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A Gambling Man

If you love sports, the roar of the crowd, and the rush of watching your favorite players make that game-winning play, then imagine just how much more exhilarating it would be if you added gambling to the mix? News in the NFL is volatile, and high octane, but it only gets better when you add gambling to the mix.

Sports gambling has been rising sharply. That is because it is getting more and more acceptable of a practice, and it is just a lot of fun. There is a whole new element to the game when the stakes are high. When you have money riding on whether your team will fail or triumph, it only adds to the entertainment value.

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Big Spender 

Some of the most exhilarating times you can have when sports gambling is when you have a big bank roll. Ask anyone who gambles frequently, it is the high rollers that get all the attention and make all the big plays that influence the smaller fish, and ultimately, the whole pool. The best part is, if you are willing to be a big spender, you can get top high roller bonuses that other gamblers don’t get. This will give you a competitive edge, and maybe even let you get so many consistent wins you can become a professional gambler.

While many feel that being a professional gambler is living life too far on the edge, the reality of it is that it is a thrilling, and even stable way to make a living. All professional gamblers have losses, that is a part of what they do. The secret is not letting the losses bother you, because as long as you net more than you lose over time, a 51% win rate is enough to be a professional.


One of the things that is really getting the gambling community excited is that the U.S high court is legalizing sports betting. Before, it was a matter of each individual state and how they felt about gambling.

But now, the Federal court wants to put the issue to rest once and for all and make sports gambling completely legal everywhere. This lifts a lot of hindering regulations and allows a whole flood of new gamblers to get into the scene. Where there are new gamblers, there is new blood, and new potential profit.

Gold Rush 

The new legalization of sports gambling more widely in the United States has led to what people are referring to as the new gold rush. The internet has shown us that there is a whole new crop and generation of enthusiastic sports gamblers out there, all willing to test their mettle and see how they fair in the gambling arena.

There has never been a more exciting time to get in on the scene. With so many new players coming in, more revenue will flow into sports gambling as well, and build a strong and lasting scene and fandom around sports that we can all enjoy for years to come.

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Michael O'Nair

About Michael O'Nair

Our sometimes Media Watchdog, Michael O'Nair enjoys keeping an eye on the happenings in local Baltimore sports airwaves. He also keeps an eye on the betting lines, letting you know when to hold, when to fold, and when to go all in on the Ravens. More from Michael O'Nair


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