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Even Dershowitz? Mistaking Odds for Wrong When the Underdog wins

Annie Duke | Posted 09.21.2016 | Politics
Annie Duke

Alan Dershowitz, the famous lawyer and law professor, is clearly a super-smart guy. He recently wrote an article in the Boston Globe, picked up by Rea...

Bookies Betting Pope Francis Will Win This Year's Nobel Peace Prize

Religion News Service | JOSEPHINE MCKENNA | Posted 10.09.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis is tipped to win this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, according to some of the world’s leading bookmakers. The Argent...

Why My Late Bookmaker Father Would Not Like Payday Lending

Don McNay | Posted 09.27.2013 | Business
Don McNay

My father was a bookie and professional gambler who worked in several of the area's "hot spots." In a town full of hustlers, prostitutes and gamblers, the profession they looked down on was loan sharking.