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Emerging markets are red hot right now. Three investments for the rest of 2019

“This is one of the best times to diversify into emerging markets,” said Luca Paolini, chief strategist at Pictet Asset Management” writes unknown author for cnbc.com. Emerging markets have been one of the hottest trades of the year thus far.Investors thinking about betting in emerging markets should look at Brazilian stocks, Mexican bonds and banks in the space, according to strategists and analysts. “Everything is pointing to outperformance in emerging markets.”.  Source: cnbc.com

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Activision Blizzard has lost half its value in 4 months, but traders are betting big ahead of earnings next week

“Activision Blizzard has lost half its value in just four months, but traders are betting big on the stock ahead of next week’s earnings” writes Pippa Stevens for cnbc.com. Shares of the video-gaming giant slid just over 10 percent during Wednesday’s session after competitors Electronic Arts and Take-Two Interactive posted disappointing earnings.But investors are betting the quarter might have been a better one for Activision Blizzard, which reports next Tuesday after the close. On Wednesday traders bought more than 16,000 Activision Blizzard calls at the February 46 strike price, according…

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NFL: Gladys Knight’s national anthem costs betting company dearly

“ATLANTA (Reuters) – Gladys Knight’s rendition of the national anthem at the Super Bowl on Sunday caused a headache for one sports betting company after the singer extended the end of the song, the length of which had drawn intense wagering interest” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. While some companies chose to pay out the over and others the under on the bet, BetOnline.ag said they would pay out both sides, losing an estimated six-figures on the bet, the company said. Money wagered on the length of the national…

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How Gambling and Technology Go Hand in Hand

“That is of course technology, which has come a long way in terms of gambling over the past decade, let alone what happened before that” reports livebitcoinnews.com. The best new gambling sites are a long way detached from how betting off-course began back during the Victorian age.Back in 1852, hundreds of back street betting shops opened across London and shortly after the first technological advancement allowed those shops to spread across the country thanks to railways and the electric telegraph.Those first moves were very basic of course, but you now…

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Patriots coin toss history has bettors wagering heavily on heads

“The coin toss came up heads last year, but prior to that there were some sizable runs for each side of the coin” writes Feb Est for sbnation.com. However, statistically, the Patriots choosing heads or tails should have no impact on the outcome of the coin toss.One of the most popular prop bets each year is the coin toss.The pre-game coin toss came up tails for Super Bowls 48-51, and heads for Super Bowls 43-47. Source: sbnation.com

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Super Bowl 2019: Where can I legally bet on Rams vs. Patriots?

“Last May, the United States Supreme Court struck down as unconstitutional the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), a law that prohibited sports betting” writes Jan Est for sbnation.com. NCAA. Following the 2018 Supreme Court decision, the state Gaming Commission adopted regulations for sports betting.Since the Supreme Court decision, seven states have legalized and implemented sports betting.Mobile betting is available individually at the different sportsbook operators. Source: sbnation.com

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Hard Rock casino testing sports betting in New Jersey

“Hard Rock plans an announcement within the next few days regarding in-person sports betting at the casino, casino president Joe Lupo said” reports foxsports.com. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City’s Hard Rock casino has begun offering online sports betting just over a week before the Super Bowl.Hard Rock hopes to have online and in-person sports betting available before the Feb. 3 Super Bowl, he said.Hard Rock will be the eighth of the city’s nine casinos to offer sports betting.The casino received permission late Friday from the New Jersey Division…

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2018 Wild Card Round NFL odds, betting trends, expert gambling advice

“The Chargers have been an excellent team to back when they head out on the road this season, going 7-1 against the spread this season” reports sportingnews.com. BetQL’s experts are here with an in-depth look at the odds and gambling trends for the four Wild Card games that are kicking off the NFL playoffs this weekend.The Colts have also been excellent over the second half of the season, going 6-3-1 against the spread over their last 10 games. Check me out on Twitter (@DFSBenj) for even more NFL, NBA, MLB and PGA…

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