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NFL Championship Exactas

By Aaron Oster | Jan 19, 2023

We’re down to the divisional round of the playoffs and Circa Sports still has plenty of way to bet the NFL Playoffs. While a lot of the value in betting individual teams has disappeared, there’s still at least one interesting way to bet the playoffs while getting a big potential payout while just making one bet. And that’s betting the possible NFL Championship Exacta. Instead of simply betting the Chiefs to win it all at +290, if you think the 49ers are going to be their opponent in the Big Game, you can bet that a much juicier +825. Every…

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Circa Sports Million IV & Survivor Pro Football Contests

The Final Sweat For Survivor and Million

By Aaron Oster | Jan 8, 2023

Greetings from the world’s largest sportsbook at Circa Resort and Casino. Today is the final day for sweating out games in both Survivor and Million. I’ll be bringing you all the live action, where some of our contestants will be sweating out their final day of games as they look to bring home the prize. You can find the games that our leaders are on in Million here: Circa-Sports-Million-IV-Week-18-Leader-Selections-1.pdf (circasports.com)   8:24 – Utter jubilation. What little restraint that was left completely disappeared after DJ Chark caught the 4th down pass for a first down. Hugs, jumping. I think I’ve…

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Sportsbook Manager Chris Bennett on Be Better Bettors

By Circa Sports | Nov 28, 2021

Circa Sports Sportsbook Manager Chris Bennett joins the Be Better Bettors podcast to discuss his career in sports betting and his bookmaking and oddsmaking philosophy.

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2nd Annual Circa Sports Football Contest Panel Discussion

By Circa Sports | Aug 28, 2021

Topics range from 2021 NFL season predictions to sports betting philosophy as Mike Palm moderates the 2nd Annual Circa Sports Football Contest Panel Discussion with Michael Lombardi, Matt Metcalf, Mike Pritchard and Cristen Zenuik.

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Booking and Wagering on Smaller Sports and Niche Markets

By Matt Metcalf @MMpact | May 26, 2020

With the recent events regarding COVID-19, bookmakers around the world have been forced to become resourceful in their efforts to find additional sports to add to their betting menu. This has created a unique situation for bettors and bookmakers all around the world.

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Why Betting Lines Move: A Bookmaker’s Perspective

By Matt Metcalf @MMpact | Jan 24, 2020

If you hang around sportsbooks long enough, you will overhear countless conversations between bettors speculating about why a certain line has moved. Betting lines move for a variety of reasons and for the most part are in a constant state of flux. In this article, we will run through some of the main reasons why a betting line might move between the time the line opens and the start of the game.

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