New Feature: Half-time Lines

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You asked, we listened.  Many avid WagerMinds users have suggested that we add in half-time lines for sporting events.  Today we are proud to announce the public release of this feature.  Users can now choose to make their pick on a full game line or a half-time line  (or both). Half-Time Betting From Game Pages… Read more »

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The Blind Side: USA Today Defends Danny Sheridan

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A couple days ago, we published an article about USA Today “handicapper” Danny Sheridan buying Twitter followers. We’d like to pat ourselves on the back and highlight the tremendous investigative work we did to unearth this finding but, really, it was just so simple. After all, the notion that Danny Sheridan generated a few hundred thousand Twitter… Read more »

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North Texas Sports Betting Ring Handles $1 billion in Bets Per Year

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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) busted a Dallas area sports betting ring that was handling $1 billion in illegal sports bets per year in one of the largest cases of its kind. As with many illegal bookmaking operations, the Dallas-based betting operation used toll-free numbers and websites that funneled clients’ betting activity to a Caribbean… Read more »

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A Hands On Video Tutorial With The New WagerMinds Social Network

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Last week we launched a handful of new social features for WagerMinds including the ability to follow players, chat directly and an informative toolbar.  Some of the highlights include: Following Users Grouping Users Activity Stream Fixed Tool Bar Direct Messaging & Chat To show you just how these features work, we’ve created a new how-to video tutorial…. Read more »

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USA Today “Handicapper” Danny Sheridan Bought Thousands of Twitter Followers

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Maybe you remember Sarah Phillips, the ESPN freelancer who went around using “her” ESPN credentials to help scam people? When Deadspin outed her, they picked up our story about how “Ms. Phillips” bought thousands of Twitter followers to help her build her phony online persona. Well, we have yet another sports gambling personality buying Twitter… Read more »

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New Social Elements Allow You To Follow Plays, Group Users & Direct Message

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We launched WagerMinds last fall and we’re proud of the betting community that we’ve built.  While we think we’ve put together something pretty special around pick tracking and transparency, we wanted to add more interaction to the community. So today we are proud to announce our new social networking features – all designed to help you… Read more »

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ESPN’s John Clayton Releases NFC Predictions, Likes The Vikings Win Total To Go Under

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Earlier this week ESPN’s gridiron geek John Clayton released his predictions on AFC wins for each team.  Now his NFC totals have been released and a few surprises lie in his numbers. NFC East Clayton’s NFC East numbers didn’t stray too far from bookmaker lines with the maximum differential being just a half-of-a-win: NFC East Clayton Wins… Read more »

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You Cannot Be Serious?!? You Can Bet on A Wimbledon Temper Tantrum

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Remember when John McEnroe would go crazy at Wimbledon, screaming at line judges and the chair umpire and anyone else within earshot? His signature phrase, “YOU CANNOT BE SERIOUS?!” would be heard ringing through the hallowed grounds of the All England Club as McEnroe railed to a line judge about a questionable call. Well, if… Read more »

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