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  • JUNE 15TH, 2011

    2011 US Open Preview

    Professional golf’s second Major of the 2011 season gets underway this Thursday with the first round of the US Open at Congressional Country Club, which is just outside our Nation’s Capital in Bethesda, Maryland. This tournament is often considered the most stringent test of golf the pros will face all season long as the USGA, which runs this event, is n.....

  • JUNE 14TH, 2011

    2011 Live, Current US Open Golf Tips, Odds, Picks, & Predictions

    US Open betting festivities occur all over the place at various golf courses across the country, which makes it one of the most unique happenings all season long on the PGA Tour. This year, the second of the major tournaments takes place at Congressional Country Club in our nation's capitol, as the best golfers in the world all tee off to make for great US O.....

  • JUNE 9TH, 2011

    2011 CFL Grey Cup Odds Preview

    If you are like millions of other football fans that are fed up with the antics of the owners and the players in the NFL, it may be time to turn your attention north to the Canadian Football League, which gets underway next week with a full slate of preseason games. The CFL’s equivalent of the Vince Lombardi Trophy that is presented to the winning team .....

  • JUNE 1ST, 2011

    PGA Tour ‘Money List Futures’ Update – June 1

    The PGA Tour is well over halfway into its 2011 tournament schedule so we already have a good idea of which players have legitimate chances of winning this year’s PGA’s money title given the amount of prize money that is still left on the table. Bodog.com as updated its current odds for each player still in contention, so it is a good time to try and min.....

  • MAY 23RD, 2011

    NASCAR Sprint Cup Futures Update – May

    The 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup series remains in Charlotte this week for the traditional Memorial Day running of the Coca Cola 600 this upcoming Sunday. This follows last Saturday night’s All-Star race, which was a non-points event. There have been 11 point races so far this season and as expected there are quite a few familiar names in the top 10 of the curre.....

  • APRIL 19TH, 2011

    2011 Kentucky Derby Preview

    Since January 1, when last year’s crop of juvenile Thoroughbreds officially turned three-years old, there have been close to 60 prep races to determine the 20-horse field for this year’s 137th running of horse racing’s premier event; the Kentucky Derby. This year’s race from storied Churchill Downs in Louisville is set for Saturday, May 7th. The f.....

  • APRIL 5TH, 2011

    Analyzing Phil Mickelson & Tiger Woods 2011 Masters Odds

    The 2011 Masters is upon us, and here at Bang the Book, we are leaving no stone unturned about how some of the biggest names in the sport are going to do at Augusta National. There has been a lot of chalk in this event since 2001, as Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson have combined to win this event six times. However, this won't be the year that either one is w.....

  • APRIL 4TH, 2011

    2011 Masters – Betting Preview

    This year marks the 75th installment of the Masters Tournament from Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia. Golf’s first Major of the season kicks off with first round action this Thursday, April 7 and concludes with the fourth and final round on Sunday, April 10. The pairings for the first two rounds will not be released until Tuesday, but yo.....

  • DECEMBER 30TH, 2010

    Bookies Picks 12/30/10

    Hey All – Its the “retired bookie” coming at ya. BTB and I go way back. He actually started his gambling thru me so I had a bunch of years of profitability from him until he learned a thing or two. Now we remain good friends and he has asked me to give a couple picks daily so I will be doing it right here in the blog for now. My write-ups will be thoug.....

  • DECEMBER 29TH, 2010

    Bookie Picks 12/29/10

    Hey All – Its the “retired bookie” coming at ya. BTB and I go way back. He actually started his gambling thru me so I had a bunch of years of profitability from him until he learned a thing or two. Now we remain good friends and he has asked me to give a couple picks daily so I will be doing it right here in the blog for now. My write-ups will be thoug.....