peter

A list of online gambling news articles and analyses written by peter for GamingZion.
You Can Bet on Meryl Streep to Win Her 4th Oscar

You Can Bet on Meryl Streep to Win Her 4th Oscar

PeterOctober 2, 201810:34:40

Meryl Streep has the most nominations in the history of the Academy Awards but has had less luck actually bringing the award home. (In more senses than one, as she is rumored to have forgotten her first statuette on a toilet seat after the ceremony in 1980.) However, gamblers are betting on Meryl Streep to end her Oscar drought very soon.

Robert Lewandowski’s Bundesliga Betting Specials: Lewy Is Back!

Robert Lewandowski’s Bundesliga Betting Specials: Lewy Is Back!

PeterAugust 23, 201815:05:36

Bayern Munich’s star had been struggling in the past few months and had reportedly wanted to change clubs. Fortunately, his latest appearances and a new interview suggest that he is back on track. Robert Lewandowski’s Bundesliga betting specials also indicate that RW9 is ready to shine at Bayern once again.

How Does Zidane’s Departure Influence the 2018 UEFA Super Cup Betting Odds?

How Does Zidane’s Departure Influence the 2018 UEFA Super Cup Betting Odds?

PeterJune 8, 201813:30:24

This year’s Super Cup will inevitably write football history. For one thing, it will be the first Super Cup where the participating teams are from the same city. Moreover, Real Madrid has a chance to become the first team to win three consecutive Super Cups and also catch up with Barcelona and Milan in the category of all-time wins. Atlético Madrid will obviously want to stand in their way. Let us see whether the official 2018 UEFA Super Cup betting odds indicate that they have a realistic shot at pulling that off.

What Is the Best Bet on the Dustin Poirier vs Eddie Alvarez Rematch?

What Is the Best Bet on the Dustin Poirier vs Eddie Alvarez Rematch?

PeterJune 7, 201810:25:48

MMA enthusiast had to wait a long time for a new chance to bet on a Dustin Poirier vs Eddie Alvarez fight. Ever since the fighters’ previous clash at the UFC 211 ended anticlimactically, both fans and Poirier have been asking for a rematch. We will finally see who the better fighter is on July 29.

Gambling games in ancient and medieval China: the invention of card games (Part 2)

Gambling games in ancient and medieval China: the invention of card games (Part 2)

PeterMay 4, 201705:30:25

The early production of paper contributed to the appearance of card games that revolutionized gambling games in ancient and medieval China. It is widely held today among anthropologists that the first playing cards appeared in China in the end of the 9th century. Due to this invention the period that followed was one of expansion […]

Gambling in ancient and medieval China: the home of board games (Part 1)

Gambling in ancient and medieval China: the home of board games (Part 1)

PeterMay 2, 201706:27:26

Although China today has a rather ambiguous relation to gambling, the Chinese culture can be without doubt named the cradle of gambling. According to diverse allegations, playing games of chance, in one form or another, can be traced back to the period of the Xia (2000-1500 B.C.) and Shang (1700-1027 B.C.) dynasties. In particular, as […]