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Doug Kezerian and Ben Fawkes explore the culture of sports gambling.

Doug Kezerian and Ben Fawkes explore the culture of sports gambling.
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Bristol, CT

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Doug Kezerian and Ben Fawkes explore the culture of sports gambling.

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@podcenter

Language:

English

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Episodes

Bowl Bonanza: Week 1

12/12/2018
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Stanford Steve and the Bear discuss the first week of Bowl Season offering some picks and sound advice. Plus, answer some of your Twitter questions. (54:00)

Duration:00:59:25

NFL Week 15 Preview

12/12/2018
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Doug visits with oddsmaker John Murray to preview an intriguing NFL card, discussing line moves and sharp plays. Plus, Phil Steele offers picks for the first day of bowl games (1:06:41).

Duration:01:29:37

NFL Week 14 Preview

12/5/2018
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Doug Kezirian chats with John Murray of the SuperBook to recap CFB championship weekend, Heisman betting and NFL Week 14. How is the sportsbook positioning itself with certain NFL bets this weekend (26:16)?

Duration:01:15:46

Week 14 Preview

11/28/2018
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Stanford Steve and the Bear get you ready for Championship weekend with picks and a super condo-steamer. Plus, discuss the CFP rankings and make predictions.

Duration:00:34:14

CFB Week 14 Preview

11/28/2018
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Doug is joined by handicapper Phil Steele & oddsmaker John Murray to discuss conference championship games (23:45). Plus, Mike Clay offers 3 NFL props (46:21).

Duration:01:04:09

NFL Week 13 Preview

11/27/2018
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Doug Kezirian recaps a successful weekend in the Bonanza with John Murray of the SuperBook, as they also preview Week 13 spreads. Plus, former podcast host Andrew Feldman reflects on a pivotal moment for the poker world: Chris Moneymaker's Main Event win at the 2003 World Series of Poker (1:16:50).

Duration:01:35:29

Week 13 Preview

11/21/2018
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Stanford Steve and the Bear get you ready for the Thanksgiving Day games and the entire Week 13 slate with picks and parlays. Plus, Brad Edwards joins.

Duration:01:31:40

CFB Week 13 Preview

11/20/2018
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Doug previews the CFB season's final weekend with Phil Steele, who offers 5 plays and analysis of the marquee rivalry games. Plus, the SuperBook's John Murray shares the perspective from behind the counter (36:42). They also discuss Tiger/Phil and Chuck/Tito.

Duration:01:07:45

NFL Week 12 Preview

11/20/2018
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The SuperBook's John Murray joins Doug to recap a wild and historic MNF game. They also preview the NFL triple-header on Thanksgiving and the rest of the Week 12 card.

Duration:01:13:28

NFL Week 11 Preview

11/15/2018
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Doug Kezirian previews a high-profile and historic MNF game with John Murray of the SuperBook in Las Vegas. They also anticipate line movements on a few games. Plus, Mike Clay breaks down 8 prop bets (1:07:53).

Duration:01:19:35

Week 12 Preview

11/14/2018
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Stanford Steve and the Bear are joined by oddsmaker for the Westgate Superbook Ed Salmons to discuss interesting lines and Tua's Heisman odds. Plus, Week 12 picks.

Duration:01:00:50

CFB Week 12 Preview

11/14/2018
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Doug Kezirian visits with Phil Steele and John Murray (1:15:02) to discuss the upcoming CFB card. Plus, Matt Youmans of VSIN offers college and NFL plays, while weighing in on the early college hoops season (53:19).

Duration:01:29:53

NFL Week 10 Preview

11/8/2018
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Doug Kezirian chats with John Murray of the SuperBook to recap how the house got housed on Sunday, while also discussing how NFL coaches should learn from crisis negotiations. They then look ahead to the Week 10 lines. Plus, Fantasy Insider Mike Clay weighs in on prop bets (1:01:06).

Duration:01:21:55

Week 11 Preview

11/7/2018
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Sanford Steve and the Bear react to the week 2 CFP rankings then make their Week 11 picks, including a steamer!

Duration:00:56:14

CFB Week 11 Preview

11/7/2018
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Doug Kezirian gets 5 plays from Phil Steele and they also break down other high-profile college football games. Plus, John Murray of the SuperBook shares plays from wise guys (19:20). And is Duke basketball beatable?

Duration:01:18:28

NFL Week 9 Preview

11/1/2018
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After an eventful week of Hue Jackson fired and the Bills relegated to Nathan Peterman, Doug Kezirian breaks down the NFL card with John Murray of the SuperBook. Plus, they both look to make a big move in the Baby Bankroll Bonanza (43:00). Plus, Mike Clay gives out 5 props (1:02:38).

Duration:01:10:40

Week 10 Preview: Greg McElroy

10/31/2018
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Stanford Steve and the Bear are joined by ESPN CFB analyst Greg McElroy to discuss Bama-LSU and many other Week 10 match-ups. Plus, the Bear offers a Breeder's Cup deep dive.

Duration:01:35:37

CFB Week 10 Preview

10/31/2018
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Doug Kezirian previews a loaded slate of games with Phil Steele (1:36) and John Murray of the SuperBook (30:00). Plus, analytics guru Brad Edwards weighs in on Alabama/LSU and why some teams are not worth longshot odds to win the CFP (1:04:19).

Duration:01:28:28

NFL Week 8 Preview

10/25/2018
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Doug Kezirian recaps some head-scratching coaching decisions with John Murray of the SuperBook, as Vegas experienced the worst NFL Sunday this season. They also break down the Week 8 card, which potentially features a "square dog" (48:00). Plus, Fantasy Analyst Mike Clay weighs in on the prop bets (59:36).

Duration:01:20:01

Week 9 Preview: Todd McShay

10/24/2018
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Before Stanford Steve and the Bear make their Week 9 picks, including a steamer, they are joined by ESPN CFB analyst Todd McShay (8:56).

Duration:01:01:23