Match Recap: St. Louis CITY2 blanks Real Monarchs 2-0

Hello friends and welcome to potentially the first “actually not about sports gambling” content on The Bookies Basement, well, at least until we can bet on MLS NEXT Pro. As an esteemed reporter of St. Louis area sport, I’ve been covering the developmental team of future MLS side St. Louis CITY SC. CITY2, as they’re […]

UFC 275 Winners With Harry and Val

Well well well, would yah look at the time! UFC 275 already! We’ve got 2 title fights over in Singapore this weekend with our 2 sweetest 205lb boys headlining. Will Jiri seize gold with the bushido way, or will old man strength prevail as Glover Teixeira looks to defend his title for the first time. […]

Belmont Stakes Full Card Preview

The Triple Crown concludes this weekend with the 154th running of the Belmont Stakes. Much has been made of the field size for this year’s Belmont Stakes card, or lack thereof. Personally, I find most of these fields to be high on quality, even if they are short on starters. Looking at most of these […]

Let’s Go Racin: Motorsport’s Super Sunday

Hello yet again friends, race fans, and fans of gambling on sports, we’re back for another edition of the blog, and boy do we have a big one this weekend. It’s the biggest Sunday in four-wheeled motorsport of the year! Three absolutely massive races in their respective series: F1’s infamous Monaco Grand Prix, the 106th […]

Preakness Stakes/Black Eyed Susan Preview

Whether you recognize the Preakness Stakes as the second leg of the Triple Crown or the event that has produced multiple videos of people running on top of port-a-let’s, it’s that time of year again! Just two weeks after the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness is run at a distance of 1 3/16th mile. Unfortunately this […]

“The Manager” Steve Lee Joins TRMP

This week, I’m joined by “The Manager” Steve Lee ahead of his pro debut at RoC 76 Friday night in Atlantic City. As always, a huge thanks to Steve for his time and everything he does down at LAW. Video and podcasts below: Apple Pods Spotify Make sure you follow Steve @tevenwee on twitter and […]

Let’s Go Racin Around The Hard Rock

Hello yet again friends and welcome to the weekend’s blog, and this ain’t just any normal raceweek blog, it’s Miami Grand Prix weekend! F1 and the Dolphins have teamed up to build a super-low grip track around Hard Rock Stadium, complete with a marina.  To the credit of the multi-billion dollar sporting operations responsible for […]

Kentucky Derby Preview

There is absolutely no sporting event that compares to the Kentucky Derby. I’ve been around the Super Bowl, CFP Championship, Final Four, NBA Finals, Indy 500 and even an AAA Minor League Baseball championship series. Absolutely nothing compares to the energy around Churchill Downs on Kentucky Derby week. Derby day is as close of a […]

Let’s Go Racin: Sunday Double Feature

Hello yet again race fans and gambling fans. Sunday offers a tasty IndyCar-NASCAR double feature for the afternoon, and we have picks! IndyCar leads us off at noon central time, so we’ll start with the Grand Prix of Alabama from Barber Motorsports Park. Barber is a very technical road course situated in the hills of […]


Happy Tuesday Blogger Bannon Backers, Ladies and Gents…we are 48 hours away from the start of the NFL SZN. I am very excite! (Borat voice) We are back with Mock Draft 2.0 because Mock Draft 1.0 was so bad. Do I think there will be a 3.0 that hits the timeline Thursday night around 6 […]

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