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Poker players love to gamble, especially when the bet is weird and wonderful. In this article, the Betfair Poker Blog takes a look at nine of the best poker prop bets in the history of the game.
BLACKJACK SIDE BETS. In an effort to encourage more players to play blackjack, and also to improve their margins, many land-based and online casinos have added side bets on their blackjack tables.The innocent-looking side bets usually require a rather small wager (typically only a dollar), and they generally have payoffs that are greater than the customary even-money blackjack payoffs.
Odds as of February 2 at BetOnline. The Ultimate Guide to Super Bowl 54 Prop Betting. Commercial Props. Almost as exciting as some Super Bowls in the past have been the commercials that break up the big game, from the classic Clydesdale horses for Budweiser to Terry Tate: Office Linebacker for Reebok and the always epic Doritos commercials.
One of the more popular recent trends in prop bets among poker players is bets involving combat sports. We’ve seen kickboxing matches, boxing matches, and now a high-stakes MMA battle between poker pros JC Alvarado and Olivier Busquet. The two agreed to a five round MMA fight with full rules (nothing watered down). While Alvarado did have some background in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, the two were.
Over at the PartyPoker Blog, Chris Tessaro has written a great article about the culture of prop bets in the poker world. He recounts some of the classic prop bet stories in poker folklore, including Huck Seed standing in the ocean for 18 hours, Howard Lederer’s vegetarian bet, and the time Kara Scott had to wear a bunny suit after losing a prop bet.
Sportsbook Offers Coronavirus Prop Bets. As a general rule, sportsbooks offer a wide range of prop bets, although limits are sometimes imposed in the name of good taste. Out of curiosity, I scoured a number of online sportsbooks to see if any were offering prop bets on the coronavirus. While most shied away from the disease that’s infected 95,000 and killed an estimated 3,286, there was one.
If there is a silver lining to the outbreak of COVID-19 and complete shutdown of live poker, for the time being, it’s clearly the return of high-stakes prop betting. With live players suddenly.