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Book of Odds Looks at the 2014 Boston Marathon

Amram Shapiro | Posted 03.31.2014 | Crime
Amram Shapiro

Boston is the home of Book of Odds, and in memory of those killed and wounded, and in honor of the bravery and solidarity displayed by so many, we use our tools to look at the odds of this horrific attack.

Watch This And Win Your Best Picture Oscar Bet

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.29.2014 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Who's taking home this year's Best Picture Oscar? In this quick segment, we look at the best predictors of who will win Best Picture, to give you a...

Doubling Down in the Middle East Casino

Allan Topol | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Allan Topol

Did you hear the one about Obama and Kerry in a Middle East casino? They start off with lots of chips. They're playing craps, making a couple of large bets which they lose. So they take their remaining chips and head to the blackjack table.

Understanding the Role of Luck in Our Lives

Michael J. Mauboussin | Posted 04.02.2013 | Business
Michael J. Mauboussin

Whether you're placing bets on a hot player in your rotisserie baseball league or a hot fund in your investment portfolio, recognize that good luck is unlikely to persist.

Place Your Bets! The 2011 Kentucky Derby Odds Are Here

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 07.03.2011 | Sports

Place your bets! The Kentucky Derby is just four days away and while we can't tell you who this year's winner is -- if we could we'd already be in Veg...

Arlen Specter 2010: Ominous Signs For Specter's Re-Election Bid

Politics Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Although Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter leads his Democratic primary opponent and is running neck-and-neck in a general election matchup against Repu...

How to Pick and Bet on a Kentucky Derby Winner

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

When I go to the track, I don't look at the racing form, jockeys, past history or pick horses with funny names. I usually win enough money to pay for lunch.