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What are the Odds: Giving thanks to the Gophers, Rainbow Warriors

What are the Odds: Giving thanks to the Gophers, Rainbow Warriors

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

12:21 am

Senior staff writer and resident TPN degenerate Ben Bobeck is thankful for the Minnesota Golden Gophers and the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors over this pre-Thanksgiving weekend — and not just because of their unique mascots.

What are the Odds: Backyard Brawl headlines loaded weekend

What are the Odds: Backyard Brawl headlines loaded weekend

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

Senior staff writer Ben Bobeck likes the under on Pitt and West Virginia's Friday-night basketball game, and is also picking the Minnesota Golden Gophers to come through big again.

What are the Odds: CFB 150 Edition

What are the Odds: CFB 150 Edition

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

Senior staff writer Ben Bobeck is celebrating 150 years of college football — and a fourth straight week of successful picks — by winning four more prospective bets this week.

What are the Odds: Don’t shy away Fromm the under

What are the Odds: Don’t shy away Fromm the under

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

After hitting on a three-team NBA parlay last week, senior staff writer and resident degenerate Ben Bobeck is now over .500 on the betting season — and ready to continue his hot streak.

What are the Odds: Avenging last week’s picks

What are the Odds: Avenging last week’s picks

By Ben Bobeck, Senior Staff Writer

October 3, 2019

With an enticing slate of college football and NFL games this weekend, senior staff writer Ben Bobeck gives his best bets.

What are the odds: Pittsburgh will come out on top

What are the odds: Pittsburgh will come out on top

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018

Another week is over which means it’s time to start placing your bets on weekend sports. It looks likely both Pittsburgh football teams will come back with victories.

What are the odds: Best bets around college football

What are the odds: Best bets around college football

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018

In May, the Supreme Court repealed the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, leaving the legalization of sports gambling up to individual states. The betting is legal in Pennsylvania and is actually a popular past-time. The Pitt News examines the best college games this weekend to put your money on.

Editorial: Gambling an inefficient way to solve Pennsylvania budget crisis

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 12, 2015

One hundred seven days into the fiscal year without a budget, it’s safe to say that Gov. Tom Wolf is having a difficult time working with Republicans in Harrisburg. The main talking point over this budgetless time frame? What else? Taxes. Wolf has proposed property and income tax increases to bal...

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