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An action-packed newsletter that includes a bad beat story you won’t forget –and it happened to one of our hosts.
But first the View From Vegas on the NFL Week 10 opener . . .
Steelers blew out Panthers 52-21. View From Vegas is the Steelers also easily covered as 3.5-point home favorites (flew Over the betting total of 51 points).
Full betting recap here.
Duffel Bag Bettor Alert
As Patrick Everson of Covers reported: The Duffel Bag Bettor was back in action Thursday night at MGM on the Wake Forest-NC State game. He made a low six-figure straight bet on the Wolfpack, buying down from -18 to -17.5. Alas, NC State lost 27-23.
Duffel Bag Bettor also put $50,000 on a 2-team parlay of Buffalo (already in) and Michigan -38.
The Worst Bad Beat of All Time!?
Put this one in a very special edition of "Win Some/Lose Some."
Pauly Howard tells the story about the time his significant other hit a multimillion-dollar jackpot at a Vegas casino. Almost as good as the story itself: Follow The Money co-host Mitch Moss’ reaction to the fact believe Pauly is actually telling the story on the air. It all starts with a discussion about hotel security after winning big bets.
You can watch it here.
Or listen to it here.
The story behind the SuperContest contenders
It’s usually hard to get these guys to talk until there is a winner, but Dave Tuley tracked down the Westgate SuperContest contenders who led the football handicapping competition after Week 8 with records of 32-8 (80%). Will they reveal the secrets to their success?
Seen & Heard on VSiN
From A Numbers Game: Host Gill Alexander, Bill Krackomberger and Warren Sharp gather for the traditional Thursday Football Free-for-All on all things betting for NFL Week 10.
Or listen here.
Bookmakers are showing Clemson a little too much respect against #17 Boston College, says Paul Stone, who is still leading the Golden Nugget Football Contest.
Point Spread Weekly editor Steve Makinen shares with Mitch and Pauly some of his favorite trends and systems for betting NFL football this week.
Is Dak Prescott really the Cowboys’ biggest issue? Hear what the Golden Nugget’s Tony Miller had to say to Matt Youmans and Sam Panayotovich on The Edge.
Watch the first hour of My Guys in the Desert with Brent Musburger, Vinny Magliulo & Amal Shah along with guests Jimmy Vaccaro, The D Hotel’s Derek Stevens & Mike Palm plus John the Barber.
Ron Flatter’s Horse Racing report . . .
Will Accelerate or Justify be the 2018 Horse of the Year? It is a prime topic of discussion from last week’s Breeders’ Cup in Louisville on The Ron Flatter Racing Pod. Turf writer John Cherwa of the Los Angeles Times co-hosts, offers his thoughts about the just-completed Breeders’ Cup and tells how digital media have changed the way he covers the sport. Trainer John Sadler offers his point of view on Accelerate’s season that culminated in a Breeders’ Cup Classic victory that was his first in 45 tries. The new feature “Racehorses by the Letters” names the best horse that had a name beginning with the letter “A.”
One election may be over. But another voting debate has only just started. Should Accelerate or Winx be the 2018 Horse of the Year? It’s all in Ron’s column.