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2011-09-09 14:00:00

SideBetsTM is the only social game in the Apple App Store for sports fans to bet against their friends; sets the standard for âœSocial BETworking"TM Bloomfield Hills, Michigan (PRWEB) September 09, 2011 Sports fans can now easily bet their friends with the latest social networking game: SideBetsTM â“ a new mobile application that offers an entertainment platform for virtual peer-to-peer betting. Using an iPhone, iTouch or iPad, sports fans can...

2011-08-11 17:08:00

PANAMA CITY, Panama, August 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- After months of waiting to see if the NFL lockout would end, pre-season is kicking off tonight on ESPN with the San Diego Chargers taking on the Seattle Seahawks. And, of course, thousands of die-hard American sports bettors are laying their dollars down on the Chargers to crush the Seahawks-or vice-versa. But this year there's a big difference for the betting public: where the betting used to end when the game began, now it...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'