Category: Basketball

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The Effects of Injuries in Professional Sports

No one likes to see a professional athlete get hurt, but it happens. The resulting injuries always have an effect on an athlete’s respective team. For the sports year 2015 for example, teams in Major League Baseball spent over $700 million on player salaries to injured players. The NFL spent over $350 million and the […]

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Sports Betting & The Power Home Field Advantage

CenturyLink Field. Heinz Field in December. The Big House. Death Valley. Betting on sports like pro and college football often requires some insight into where the game is being played. Playing in the wind tunnel that is Heinz Field late in the season is difficult – kickers hate it – as is traveling to Seattle’s […]

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Why I Like Betting Parlays

Parlays are one of the most common betting types for recreational bettors who are looking to get the most bang for their buck. Bettors use parlays as a way to win big with a smaller amount of risk. Betting Parlays If you are unsure what a parlay is, it is a wager that combines two […]

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Leadership Skills

By Frankie the Fan Many times, when Frankie writes his articles he uses experiences from his own life, whether or not in the past or present, and tries to talk about them in the conrtext of the point that he is trying to get across. Today’s topic of conversation is various types of leadership skills […]

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Happy Valentines Day from Frankie

By Frankie the Fan Happy Valentines Day from America’s Bookie. Two years ago we wrote a very negative article on how many women and girlfriends have destroyed the careers of many athletes, actors and people in general. We have mellowed over the past few years, and want to write about love and the people and […]

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Increase Your Winning Percentage at Your Online Sportsbook

The college football season continues to wind down with the start of the extended bowl schedule and the NFL is headed into the final few weeks of its regular season in advance of this year’s playoffs. Throw in the first few months of a new season in both the NBA and the NHL to go […]

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Put a New Online Sportsbook on Your Holiday Shopping List

The month of December ushers in the mad dash to the Christmas Holiday and it is one of the busiest times of the year when it comes to betting on sports. You have the college bowl season starting up just as the race to the NFL Playoffs is really heating up. Daily action in both […]

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How to build your bankroll at your favorite sportsbook

Anytime you have just about every major sport in action at the same time it becomes very important to constantly assess the success or failure of your current betting strategies. If it is late November and you are still getting killed on your straight bets for football, it may be time to change things up […]

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Get Ready for Another Season of College Hoops with Pay Per Head

November is the greatest time of the year to be an independent sports bookmaker and in order to take full advantage of all the betting opportunities on the board right now you need a quality Pay Per Head service by your side. One mistake that private bookies often make is to shop for a Pay […]

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Finding the Right Sportsbook for a New NBA Season

Contrary to popular belief from the majority of sports media outlets, football is not the only game in town right now. This is especially true when it comes to making money betting on the games. The end of October marks the start of another season of basketball in the NBA and getting off to a […]