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Mike has been researching and reviewing products for more than a decade. The former travel and entertainment publisher is all in on sports betting and iGaming. When he's not sweating picks or supporting Covers' betting experts in making smarter sports bettors, you can find him by the BBQ, perfecting his cross-hatch marks.

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Sport to bet on: NFL
Sports movie: The Fighter
Sports snack: Goldfish Crackers
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Backing the Warriors early to win the NBA Championship outright at +750.
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Growing up a Habs fan in Montreal and thinking Mise-o-jeu was my ticket out.
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The Best Sports Slots to Play in 2023

Mar 29, 2023 • 2:41 PM ET

Get ready for slots of fun with our unbeatable list of the Top 10 sports slots to play online.

Best US Betting Sites and Sportsbooks in 2024

Aug 29, 2023 • 12:15 PM ET

Our unbiased betting sites and sportsbook reviews — backed by our Covers BetSmart Rating — are designed to make more intelligent sports bettors. We cut through the clutter to uncover actionable and trustworthy information about the best sportsbooks in your area.

Best Online Casinos in Canada for February 2024

Aug 29, 2023 • 5:15 AM ET

Play at the best online casinos Canada has to offer and discover the top online gambling games. Access safe and secure sites that deliver real money gambling, real money online slots, hundreds of games and more.

Meilleurs casinos en ligne au Canada de February 2024

Aug 25, 2023 • 8:45 AM ET

Jouer au casino en ligne en argent réel au Canada requiert de choisir un site fiable ayant de nombreux jeux et un soutien à la clientèle de qualité, tout en offrant des paiement élevés. Dans ce guide dédié à l’univers du casino en ligne Canada, notre équipe vous déta...

Le Meilleurs Sites de Paris Sportifs en Ligne au Canada en 2023

Jul 28, 2023 • 1:10 PM ET

Plus de deux décennies d'excellence en matière de paris sportifs ont permis à Covers de se positionner comme l'autorité numérique prééminente pour les parieurs sportifs canadiens. Nos experts découvrent des informations fiables et exploitables. Nous ne recommandons jamais un site de paris spor...

DraftKings Promo Code: Bet $5, Get $200 in February 2024

Oct 10, 2023 • 8:38 AM ET

Registration with DraftKings is a cinch, and no ties to the monarchy are required to obtain its latest sportsbook promo. To celebrate the launch of legal Kentucky sports betting, new eligible users can access $200 in bonus bets. For new sports bettor in all other legal states you can bet $5 to get $200 in bonus bets when signing up with DraftK...

Trusted Online Golf Betting Sites in 2024

Sep 1, 2023 • 1:28 PM ET

Betting on golf is far from a hole-in-one, so let us be your expert caddy and pinpoint the best legal golf betting sites for you to use during every tournament and event throughout the year.  Our guide below keeps you out of the bunker, breaking down top-notch online sports betting sites, up-to-date betting odds, expert picks and predictions, ...

Best Virginia Sports Betting Bonuses and Promo Codes for February 2024

Sep 1, 2023 • 11:47 AM ET

Access to the best Virginia sportsbook promos is easier to get than clearance to the Pentagon. Each of the 13 legal Virginia sports betting sites boasts a convenient way for you to activate its latest sign-up offer. Find out what's available in the Commonwealth of Virginia from the likes of Caesars Sportsbook, BetMGM, PointsBet, FanDuel, and U...

Best New York Sports Betting Bonuses and Promo Codes for February 2024

Sep 1, 2023 • 11:20 AM ET

Bettors from Buffalo to Brooklyn can partake in legal New York sports betting and claim the best NY sportsbook promos from top-tier betting sites like Caesars, FanDuel, and PointsBet. We've vetted the top sports betting promos available so you can evaluate your options efficiently.

New Jersey Best Sportsbook Bonuses and Promo Codes for February 2024

Sep 1, 2023 • 11:15 AM ET

With 17 New Jersey sports betting sites accepting legal wagers, new sports bettors have access to the top sportsbook promos available in the U.S. Read on to learn how you can claim the best NJ sportsbook promos from the likes of Caesars Sportsbook, BetMGM, and FanDuel in 2024.

Best March Madness Betting Sites 2024

Sep 1, 2023 • 10:47 AM ET

This year's “One Shining Moment” belonged to the UConn Huskies, who defeated the San Diego State Aztecs in the 2023 National Championship. The best March Madness betting sites remain active, with NCAAB wagering opportunities, including 2024 tournament odds, available year-round.  Keep up-to-date with March Madness betting odds, the...

Best NBA Betting Sites in 2024

Sep 1, 2023 • 10:44 AM ET

The 2023 NBA Finals are in the rearview mirror, but online basketball betting sites continue to welcome hoops fanatics.  We've compiled a list of the best legal basketball betting sites and provided unbiased sportsbook reviews, the best bonuses, up-to-date NBA game odds, and more.

Football Betting Sites — Best NFL Betting Sites February 2024

Sep 1, 2023 • 10:37 AM ET

There's no off-season for the best NFL betting sites, with online sportsbooks offering lucrative sign-up bonuses for new users. We took a deep dive into the best NFL betting sites, producing a handpicked list of the best U.S. sportsbooks, and tips for building your bankroll.

Best Super Bowl 58 Betting Sites in 2024

Sep 1, 2023 • 10:26 AM ET

Super Bowl 57 is complete, with the underdog Kansas City Chiefs outlasting the favorite Philadelphia Eagles in a tight contest to claim the 2023 Lombardi Trophy. Follow along as we detail the best Super Bowl betting sites for next year's Big Game — like DraftKings, FanDuel, Caesars, and more — with unbiased sportsboo...

Iowa: Best Sportsbook Bonuses and Promo Codes for February 2024

Sep 1, 2023 • 9:10 AM ET

Iowa sports betting sites have latched on to the industry’s growing popularity and created enticing Iowa sportsbook promos to attract new sports bettors.  Read on to claim the top five new-user sportsbook promos in the Hawkeye State from Caesars Sportsbook, FanDuel, BetMGM, PointsBet, and BetRivers. 

Indiana: Best Sportsbook Bonuses and Promo Codes for February 2024

Sep 1, 2023 • 9:02 AM ET

Indiana sportsbooks, including Caesars, FanDuel, and BetMGM, operate in a competitive market, offering enticing new-user sportsbook promos to attract new customers.  Which of the best Indiana sports betting bonuses is tailor-fitted for you? We evaluate the top five Indiana sportsbook bonuses to help you make the right sports betting decision.

Best Sportsbook Promotions and Bonuses in February 2024

Sep 1, 2023 • 8:50 AM ET

Discover the best sportsbook promotions for U.S. customers, carefully selected by our betting experts. Fun fact: Nearly all of the best sportsbook bonuses are sign-up offers. Which ones are the best? Find out how popular betting sites promise to boost your bankroll and maximize your betting experience.

Les Meilleures Machines à Sous en Ligne pour de L'argent Réel au Canada en 2024

Aug 31, 2023 • 9:36 PM ET

Il est important de savoir ce que vous recherchez lorsque vous souhaitez jouer aux meilleures machines à sous en ligne pour de l'argent réel dans les casinos du Canada. Nous avons testé une vaste sélection de jeux sur certaines des plateformes les plus fiables. De même, nous avons suivi des directives strictes pour...

Trusted Soccer Betting Sites in 2024

Aug 31, 2023 • 8:16 AM ET

Stay onside with the best legal soccer betting sites and apps. Our guide highlights the most popular bet types, top soccer promos, and betting odds for all of the best leagues across the globe. Try to keep a clean sheet as you navigate our list of the best sports betting sites.

FanDuel New York Promo Code February 2024: Bet $5, Get $200

Aug 30, 2023 • 1:54 PM ET

FanDuel Sportsbook, the proverbial favorite among the New York sports betting clientele, delivers up to a 'Bet $5, get $200 in bonus bets' promotion to its new customers in 2024. If your first wager wins or loses, FanDuel will provide you with $200 in bonus bets and a $100 discount on the purchase of NFL Sunday Ticket. The best part? No FanDue...

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