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Relocated MLB Teams: The Brooklyn Dodgers

The Brooklyn Dodgers were an American baseball team that played in the major leagues from 1884 to 1957. The team was started in 1883 as the Brooklyn Grays by Charles Byrne, Joseph Doyle and Ferdinand Abell. Today, the team is … Continue reading

Relocated MLB Teams: The Seattle Pilots

The Seattle Pilots were a short lived baseball franchise that plaYed in the MLB’s American League during the 1969 season. The Pilots franchise was formed as an expansion franchise in 1967 alongside the Kansas City Royals, becoming Seattle’s first major … Continue reading

Relocated MLB Teams: The Washington Senators

The Washington Senators were a baseball team that played in the major leagues from 1901 to 1960. The same franchise went on to become the Montreal Twins, who are still in operation today. The senators began as a charter franchise … Continue reading

Relocated MLB Teams: The St. Louis Browns

The St. Louis Browns were a baseball team that played in the American major leagues between 1902 and 1953. The team had been in existence since the late 19th century when they played in the Western League as the Milwaukee … Continue reading

Relocated NBA Teams: The New Jersey Nets

The New Jersey Nets was a basketball team that played in the NBA from 1976 to 2012. Today the team is known as the Brooklyn Nets following a short move and name change in 2012. The franchise had begun in … Continue reading

Relocated MLB Teams: The Milwaukee Braves

Between 1953 and 1967, the MLB’s Atlanta Braves were based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They were then known as the Milwaukee Braves. The Milwaukee Braves came into being in 1953 following the relocation of the Boston Braves from Boston to Milwaukee. … Continue reading

Relocated MLB Teams: The Philadelphia Athletics

The Philadelphia Athletics were an American baseball team that played in the MLB from 1901 to 1954. They are the same franchise which is today known as the Oakland Athletics. The team was formed in 1901 as a charter franchise … Continue reading

Relocated NBA Teams: The St. Louis Hawks

Between 1955 and 1968, the Hawks franchise was based in St. Louis and was then known as “St. Louis Hawks.” The team had begun in 1946 as the Tri-Cities Blackhawks and then spent three seasons (1951/52-1954/55) in Milwaukee before owner … Continue reading

Relocated NBA Teams: The Tri-Cities Blackhawks

The Tri-Cities Blackhawks were a basketball franchise that was part of the NBL from 1946 to 1949 and the NBA from 1949 to 1951. The Blackhawks franchise is the same one that some years down the line became today’s Atlanta … Continue reading

Relocated NBA Teams: The Rochester Royals

The Rochester Royals were a professional basketball team that played in the NBL and NBA from 1945 to 1957. The NBA’s Sacramento Kings can trace their roots back to this team, which was one of the first teams in the … Continue reading

Relocated NBA Teams: The San Diego Rockets

Between 1967 and 1971, the Houston Rockets were based in San Diego and went by the name San Diego Rockets. The team was formed as an expansion franchise alongside the Seattle Supersonics. San Diego is known informally as the “City … Continue reading

Relocated NBA Teams: The Philadelphia Warriors

The Philadelphia Warriors were a pro basketball team that was based in Philadelphia from 1946 to 1962. The Warriors franchise is still in existence today in the form of the Golden State Warriors. The team was formed in 1946 by … Continue reading

Relocated NBA Teams: The Syracuse Nationals

The Syracuse Nationals were a basketball team that played in the NBA from 1946 to 1963. They are predecessors to the Philadelphia 76ers who play in the NBA to date. The Nationals were based in the town of Syracuse in … Continue reading

Relocated NBA Teams: The Chicago Zephyrs

During the 1962/63, the NBA’s Washington Wizards were then based in Chicago and were then known as the Chicago Zephyrs. The franchise had been formed the season before as the Chicago Packers, an expansion team for the NBA. The team’s … Continue reading

Relocated NBA Teams: The Minneapolis Lakers

The successful Lakers franchise of the NBA was once based in the city of Minneapolis in Minnesota. The team was then known as the “Minneapolis Lakers” and represented one of the greatest dynasties in NBA history. The team began life … Continue reading

Relocated NBA Teams: The Fort Wayne Pistons

NBA franchise Detroit Pistons were located in Fort Wayne, Indiana from the franchise’s formation in 1941 to 1957 when they relocated to their current home in Detroit. The Pistons formed as an expansion franchise for the NBL by automobile parts … Continue reading

Relocated NBA Teams: The Milwaukee Hawks

The Milwaukee Hawks were a professional basketball team that played in the NBA from 1951 to 1955.The Hawks franchise is still in existence today in the form of the Atlanta Hawks. The franchise was formed in 1946 as the Buffalo … Continue reading

Relocated NFL Teams: The Tennessee Oilers

The Tennessee Oilers was the name of NFL outfit Tennessee Titans during the 1997 and 1998 seasons. The Tennessee Oilers came into being following the relocation of the Houston Oilers from Houston to Nashville, Tennessee in 1997. With their new … Continue reading

Can You Bet On Wrestlemania 31? WWE Wrestlemania 31 Betting Tips & Odds

It’s that time of year again – it’s time for WWE Wrestlemania. We’re not at WWE Wrestlemania 31, and this one is marred in controversy like no other – with Roman Reigns headlining the event, much to the chagrin of … Continue reading

Relocated NHL Teams: The Minnesota North Stars

The Minnesota North stars were an ice hockey team that played in the NHL fro 1967 to 1993. Today, the team is known as the Dallas Stars. The team was formed in 1967 as the league sought to expand from … Continue reading

Relocated NHL Teams: The Atlanta Thrashers

The Atlanta Thrashers were ice hockey team that played in the NHL from 1999 to 2011. The team was based at the Philips Arena in Atlanta. Today, the franchise that was the Thrashers is known as the Winnipeg Jets. The … Continue reading

Relocated NFL Teams: The St Louis Cardinals

The St. Louis Cardinals were a professional football club that played in the NFL from 1960 to 1987. The Cardinals franchise is actually the oldest sports franchise outside baseball in the United States that is still running today. It was … Continue reading

Relocated NHL Teams: The Colorado Rockies

The Colorado Rockies were a professional ice hockey team that played in the NHL from 1976 to 1982. The franchise was formed in 1974 in Kansas and was then known as the Kansas City Scouts. Ivan Mullinex, who also owned … Continue reading

Relocated NFL Teams: The Houston Oilers

NFL outfit Tennessee Oilers can trace their history to a franchise called Houston Oilers who played in the league from 1960 to 1996. The team was started as a Charter member of the AFL in 1960. Throughout their 36 years, … Continue reading

Relocated NFL Teams: The Los Angeles Raiders

There was a stint between 1982 and 1994 when the Oakland Raiders of the NFL were based in Los Angeles. During that time, they were known as the Los Angeles Raiders. The Raiders franchise had started in 1960 as an … Continue reading

Relocated NFL Teams: The Baltimore Colts

Between 1953 and 1983, the NFL outfit Indianapolis Colts was based in Baltimore. It was then known as the Baltimore Colts and was a relatively successful team. This version of the Baltimore Colts was actually the second iteration of a … Continue reading

Relocated NFL Teams: The Los Angeles Rams

The Los Angeles Rams were an American professional football team that was based in Los Angeles from 1946 to 1994. The team had earlier played for seven seasons (1937-1945) in Cleveland where they were known as the Cleveland Rams. The … Continue reading

Relocated NFL Teams: The Cleveland Browns

Before the Cleveland Browns who play in the NFL today was formed in 1999, there had been a team by the same name that existed from 1946 to 1995. The team played their home games at the Cleveland Municipal Stadium.

What is the History of the Superbowl Gatorade Shower?

If you’re reading this article then that must mean one thing – there is a Superbowl coming up, and you wish to do some careful, analytic research so you can predict what colour the Gatorade will be that is poured … Continue reading

How To Access Gambling Sites if Blocked by Country?

Throughout the world, betting has become a focus of governments to add stricter controls on which websites you are allowed to bet at. Many countries have initiated blocks on the sites that you are able to access through various ways … Continue reading

WWE Summerslam 2014 Betting Tips & Odds

It’s the middle of August and that means just one thing – WWE Summerslam! Actually it means TWO things – Betting on WWE Summerslam! That’s right – we can of course place bets on WWE, and we’re able to do … Continue reading

How Did LeBron James Going To The Cavs Affect the Betting Odds?

On July 11th, 2014 to quite the surprise, LeBron James announced that he was going to be returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Of course, this has had a lot of diverse and drastic changes to the NBA Betting Odds for … Continue reading

What Sportsbook Promotions Are There for the 2014 World Cup?

For people who bet sports and make money betting sports, you can’t beat events such as the World Cup. Events like the World Cup always bring new sports betters. People who are wanting to bet sports for the first time … Continue reading

What is the Bruins vs Habs 2014 Playoff Schedule?

It’s a question we’ve recieved quite a few times over the past day – What is the Bruins vs Canadiens 2014 Playoff Schedule?. And I understand the anxiety – I really do. I for example have tickets for Game 3 … Continue reading

What Was The Good Friday Massacre?

Ah yes – The Good Friday Massacre. The type of thing we will never get anymore due to the Quebec Nordiques not existing. The date was April 20th, 1984. The arena was the Montreal Forum. The Montreal Canadiens and the … Continue reading

Can I Bet On Wrestlemania 30? Wrestlemania XXX Betting Odds

It’s that time of year again. It is of course Wrestlemania 30, WWEs biggest PPV of the year. And this one has a lot of promise to be one of their best PPVs yet. We’ve got a lot of potentially … Continue reading

Betfair Commission Hikes and Alternatives

Betting exchanges? Betfair? Commission? Premium Charge? For those without an intimate knowledge of the areas, the above phrases can be somewhat alien. However, the whole betting exchange business model is actually fairly straightforward and can be explained succinctly. Betting exchanges … Continue reading

What Superbowl XLVIII Prop Bets Are There?

Superbowl XLVIII is almost upon us, and of course that means some of the funnest and best prop bets you can ever see. I don’t think any event comes close to the variety and selection of prop bets, as the … Continue reading

How To Bet On NHL

There are many ways to bet on the NHL, here are some of them and be sure to check out our friends at for more NHL Betting Information. Money Line: Betting on hockey for the most part is all … Continue reading

Can You Bet On The Simpsons Season 25 Death?

Big news for fans of The Simpsons which is that they intend to kill off a major character during this new season. Even bigger news? YOU CAN BET ON IT. Yes – you can actually place money on who will … Continue reading

WWE Summerslam 2013 Betting Tips & Odds

It’s that time of year again – the Summer is almost over, and it’s time for WWE Summerslam. Summerslam 2013 is probably the most eagerly anticipated Summerslam since…well, 2011 when CM Punk took on John Cena for the undisputed title. … Continue reading

Who Is Dolphins1925?

Dolphins1925 is a poster on the very popular website From Elimination Chamber in 2013 all the way through to Money in the Bank thus far, he has been able to accurately predict the results of 37 of 38 matches. … Continue reading

Who is Billy Walters?

Billy Walters is a professional gambler who was born on the 11th day of November in the year 1952 in a small town called Munfordville, Kentucky. He grew up in a family where gambling was a way of life and … Continue reading

Justin Bieber Betting Props

Like the majority of the world(well, those with brains and taste anyway) I hate Justin Bieber. He’s one of the most annoying, nauseating prats I’ve ever seen – and that’s me censoring myself from what I really think. However I … Continue reading

Who Were The Quebec Nordiques?

The Quebec Nordiques joined the league as one of the four expansion teams in 1979, along with the Whalers, the Jets, and the Oilers. The name Nordiques means “Northmen” in reference to being one of the teams furthest north in … Continue reading

Who Were The Hartford Whalers?

The Hartford Whalers Joined the NHL through the WHA-NHL merger in 1979. They were originally named The New England Whalers and played their home games at the Boston Arena and Boston Garden. They were relocated to Hartford, Connecticut in 1974, … Continue reading

Who Were The Seattle Supersonics?

As the first Seattle based pro sports team, they were more commonly referred to as the Sonics. They joined the league in 1967 playing in various places, but the majority at Key Arena. The team was named after the Supersonic … Continue reading

Who Were The Montreal Expos?

As the first Major League Baseball team to play in Canada, the Expos joined the league as an expansion team in 1969. Named after the Expo 67 World’s Fair held in Montreal, Quebec, the Expos began playing their home games … Continue reading

Can I Bet On WWE Wrestlemania 29?

It’s just about that time again – time for another Wrestlemania! WWE Wrestlemania 29 is the event for 2013, taking place on April 7th, 2013. And of course Wrestlemania is no fun unless we’re actually placing bets on it! Yes … Continue reading

What Is A Sports Betting Challenge?

Sports Betting Challenges are nothing new – but they’re something that have grown a lot in popularity recently. This is due to many Facebook Groups or Pages who are dedicated to sports betting tips running various of these challenges. This … Continue reading

Complete List of UFC & MMA Fighters on Twitter

What UFC Fighters are on Twitter? This is a complete list of every UFC fighter or employee that is on Twitter. Well, sort of. You see – it’s REALLY hard to keep an updated list of every UFC fighter or … Continue reading

What NHL 2013 Futures/Props Are There?

Well, the NHL 2013 season lockout is finally over – and along with looking forward to getting back to watching hockey, NHL fans are also looking forward to gambling and making some money on the NHL season. One of the … Continue reading

Can You Bet On The Royal Rumble 2013? WWE Royal Rumble Betting

The WWE Royal Rumble 2013 is on January 27th, 2013. It promises to be an amazing event with The Rock returning to take on CM Punk for the WWE Championship, and of course the Rumble itself. But now you can … Continue reading

Bet on Chael Sonnen vs Jon Jones / Sonnen vs Jones Betting Odds

It may not be the fight that MMA Purists want to see – but you can’t deny that from an entertainment value Chael Sonnen vs Jon “Bones” Jones is going to be an incredible match. Even moreso due to the … Continue reading

What is the NFL Poker Pass?

The NFL Poker Pass is a promotion that online sportsbook Bovada are running – although the promotion is primarily for online poker players.

Where Can I Bet on WWE SummerSlam 2012?

5Dimes Sportsbook has upped the ante, so to say, on WWE betting. Usually, sportsbooks will have betting up once a year for WWE events. However, now, 5Dimes has lines available for WWE SummerSlam. Odds for the whole card are not … Continue reading

Can I Bet On John Cena vs. Brock Lesnar at WWE Extreme Rules?

For the past few years, we’ve gotten used to betting on Brock Lesnar fights. With his departure from the UFC, many would assume that would end. Not exactly! Thanks to Paddy Power, you can bet on Brock Lesnar vs. John … Continue reading

Can I Bet On WWE Wrestlemania 28?

It’s Wrestlemania season once again and that means once again that you can bet on WWE wrestling matches! There are quite a few sportsbooks that have lines for the “Showcase of the Immortals,” but the best of which is . … Continue reading

Bet on Peyton Manning: What Team Will He Sign For

On Monday March 7th, 2012 it was official – Peyton Manning would be leaving the Indianapolis Colts, and becoming one of the hottest free agents we’ve ever seen in the history of sports. As you can imagine, there’s a lot … Continue reading

Can You Bet on WWE?

One of the most popular questions we get here at Casino Answers is can I bet on WWE? It may seem a bit preposterous a question. WWE is fake/pre-determined, so how could any sportsbook actually offer bets on it? Well … Continue reading

23 Crazy Superbowl XLVI Prop Bets

Super Bowl XLVI, like any other Superbowl, is one of the biggest sports betting events of the year. A large reason for that is the variety of prop bets that you can bet on the Superbowl. Yes – you can … Continue reading

List of Professional Wrestlers on Twitter

Want to get all of the latest tweets from all of your favourite pro-wrestlers? You could go looking for each one individually or you could simply take a look here at our comprehensive list of all of the professional wrestlers … Continue reading

Can you Mail Sports Bet Tickets?

Whlie I wouldn’t want to get into the laws of the land, there is no problem with sending bet tickets via US mail, as there is anecdotal evidence of people sending tickets to Vegas sportsbooks and not having a problem, … Continue reading

Why do the Miami Heat Fans Wear White During the NBA Playoffs?

If you’ve been tuning into the NBA Playoffs you’ve no doubt noticed the Miami Heat fans wearing White. You may be wondering why exactly the Miami Heat fans wear white during the NBA Playoffs.

Where to Bet on WWE Wrestlemania 27 / XXVII

It always surprises people when they find out that they can bet on WWE wrestling. “It’s fixed” or “It’s pre-determined”, no sportsbook would ever let you bet on it. 5Dimes do.

What is the History of the Superbowl Coin Toss?

Ah yes, one of the most popular sports bets – the Superbowl Coin Toss. It’s one of the most common questions you hear among punters on the day of the Superbowl – will the Superbowl coin toss be heads or … Continue reading

How To Bonus Whore Sportsbooks?

Before you start attempting to “bonus whore” sportsbooks, there are a few things you should know about sportsbook bonus whoring. First of all, sportsbook bonus whoring is very different from casino bonus whoring, although is rather similar to poker bonus … Continue reading

What is a Money Line?

Moneyline odds are often referred to as American odds, as they are most commonly used by American bookmakers like 5Dimes. Moneyline refers to the odds on a result of a game with no thought given to the point spread. Moneyline … Continue reading

What Is An Arbitrage?

Arbitrage was something that was more common in economic and financial markets, with traders taking advantage of price differences between two different markets to make guaranteed profits at zero cost. With the rise in the amounts of sportsbooks now available, … Continue reading

What is Juice/Vig in Sports Betting?

The vigorish, often known as the vig, the take or the juice, is the Sportsbooks commission for taking your bet as a percentage profit on the bets made on an event. Without the vig there would be no advantage for … Continue reading

What Is A Teaser Bet?

A teaser is a variation of a spread bet where you can place a bet with additional points on the spread, and as such is often referred to as “moving the line” on a spread bet. This type of wager … Continue reading

What Is A Parlay Bet?

A Parlay bet is a multiple bet where you bet on a series of results. In order to win the bet all of the selections you’ve made must win. For this reason a parlay bet is also known as an … Continue reading

What Is A Point Spread Bet?

The Point Spread, sometimes referred to as the line, is the bookmakers way of ensuring that two teams are more equal at the start of the game. By doing this they can increase interest in betting on the game – … Continue reading

Bet on Brock Lesnar vs The Undertaker

There was quite an interesting incident after UFC 121, involving former WWE superstar Brock Lesnar. Brock was beaten and was walking away, and walked past The Undertaker, of WWE fame. The Undertaker was being interviewed at the time, and stated … Continue reading

What Is An Over/Under Bet?

An Over/Under bet is a bet based on a total of an event during the game. Most commonly this refers to the total amount of points scored in a game, however it could also refer to other events such as … Continue reading

What Is A Push?

A push is in essence a tied bet, where the player has neither won or lost and their stake is returned as if there was no wager made A push may also be referred to as a “no action” bet, … Continue reading

Where Can I Bet On Wayne Rooney Leaving Manchester United?

Well, it’s all over the press, not just in the United Kingdom, but across the sporting world. Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed that Wayne Rooney wants to leave Manchester United as soon as possible, which means a January exit could … Continue reading

Where Can I Bet On Sports On My iPad?

Ever tried betting on your cell phone? It’s not always the easiest, especially if you’ve got your bankroll spread over numerous sites and some don’t support mobile betting. Trust me, the amount of times I’ve been out and about, usually … Continue reading

Bet Revolution Exclusive Free Sports Bet

We’ve got an exclusive $10 free bet offer at the awesome sportsbook Bet Revolution to give away. Bet Revolution is fast becoming my favourite sportsbook on a personal level, so I contacted them to see if we could work up … Continue reading

Who Won Titan Bet’s $100m World Cup Promotion?

Important Note: If you are looking for World Cup 2014 Promotions, you can get $5 free here at Prime Slots or check out this list of World Cup 2014 Sportsbook Promotions. Hopefully you will remember during the World Cup that … Continue reading

What Paddy Power Advert Did People Want Banned?

Paddy Power is a bookmaker not afraid of controversy. If it is not getting in the news for taking bets on which species will be the first to become endangered/extinct due to the oil spill off the Gulf Coast, they … Continue reading

What Is Stan James’ Manchester City Free Bet Promotion?

Stan James are gearing up for the new Premiership season with a fantastic offer to herald the start of the new English Premiership season. They’re so confident that Manchester City won’t win the league that they’re refunding any single placed … Continue reading

What Is Titan Bet’s $100 Million Mania?

What do the World Cup and $100 million have in common? Well, if your answer is the value of Wayne Rooney according to the English press if England win the World Cup, you’d be right…somewhat. However, the preferred answer is … Continue reading

Where can I do World Cup Live Betting?

One of the greatest features about online sportsbooks these days is live betting – the ability to bet during the football matches. This has added a whole new layer to sports betting, and really made football games a lot more … Continue reading

Free World Cup 2010 Bets & Betting Guide

One great thing about the World Cup is that it encourages Sportsbooks to think outside the norm when it comes to promotions. There’s rarely an event that attracts more punter interest than the world cup, so sportsbooks go all out … Continue reading

Where Can I Bet on the World Cup 2010?

If you are looking to bet on the world cup, be sure to read this full article first before betting on the world cup. The world cup is a prime betting period, and when it comes to world cup betting, … Continue reading

What Sportsbooks have Software for my Mobile Device?

Over the past few years, we’ve seen a huge leap in mobile technology. Despite that, there still aren’t too many sportsbooks that have mobile software or mobile clients. Thankfully there are still a few options available for sportsbook mobile users.

What Is a Sports Betting Exchange?

When it comes to online sports betting, one of the most popular formats of betting online in the past few years is by using a betting exchange. Betting exchanges are a lot different from your traditional sportsbook.

What differences are there in UK vs US Sports Betting?

When it comes to sports betting, the two biggest betting markets are the United Kingdom and the United States of America. Both of these places are infamous for having the most gambling action, however there are quite a few key … Continue reading

Can I Bet On WWE Wrestlemania 26?

You would think the answer to this question would be a solid “No” – why would sportsbooks let you bet on a scripted event? I mean all it would take is Vince McMahon to call a buddy, ask the buddy … Continue reading

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