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In a Super Bowl Box Pool? Here Are Your Chances -

Likeliest outcomes lie in squares with scores ending in 0, 3, 4 or 7. Least likely: the dreaded 2-2.

ENLARGE

Quarterback Cam Newton, left, and Peyton Manning will lead the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos, respectively, on Super Bowl Sunday. 208 more words

Point Of Interest

Outstanding Achievement by a State Agency in Public Records Law Evasion: The Award Goes To...

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission, in a unanimous decision by the judges.

State and municipal agencies are prone to resisting public records requests (sometimes for reasons that may be understandable — like a lack of resources — but are nonetheless insufficient).   428 more words

Gambling

A Hunch that Paid Off

In 1989 an anonymous man from Wales placed a £30 bet at Ladbrokes, a London gambling establishment. The terms of the bet? The Welshman wagered that as of January 1, 2000: 112 more words

Entertainment

NFL Playoffs! Divisional Round

These are four interesting games to watch!  Three exciting games capped off with an interesting game injuries galore.

Today you have the hot team Kansas City going into the cold team New England.   354 more words

Betting

When I Win The Lottery

“When I Win The Lottery,” by Camper Van Beethoven.

When I win the lottery
Gonna buy all the girls on my block
A color TV and a bottle of French perfume… 83 more words

Music

Next Big Winner

“Next Big Winner, by the Homegrown Band.

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Comments are welcome if they are on-topic, substantive, concise, and not boring or obscene. 23 more words

Music

Return of the King? What are the Odds?

Ian MacMillan was counting on the return of the King — the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, that is.

In 2002 MacMillan, an unemployed resident of Great Britain, placed a wager of five pence (7¢ in US currency) in favor of Elvis Presley riding into town on a horse named Shergar for a tennis match with Lord Lucan at Wimbeldon. 155 more words

Stupidity