Kukla's Korner Hockey
I really appreciate those of you who continue to use the KK affiliate Amazon link when making purchases there.
The small commission paid out sure does help with the monthly costs of running KK.
Recent purchases have been all over the map and it does look like someone is re-doing a kitchen too.
As always, when a new, direct advertiser appears on Kukla’s Korner, I like to inform readers about the services they offer.
Today, a little background on Betfair.
KK: Let’s start with the basics, what is Betfair?
The easiest way to answer that question is to look at a traditional bookmaker. The ‘bookie’ offers you odds on an event and you simply have a choice of whether you want to take them or not. Those guys build a big fat margin into their odds, partly because they can, and partly because they are taking the risk (and want to cover the times when the results go against them). This means that the odds offered will hardly ever be the best you can get, and will always favor the bookmaker. Every single bet.
Betfair is different.
Betfair is an exchange. That means it is the customers that choose their own odds, just like people on the stock market choose the price they want to buy and sell shares at.
KK: So kind of like eBay?
Exactly. Just as eBay matches up buyers and sellers, Betfair matches sports bettors’ opposing opinions of things either happening or not happening. In other others, Betfair matches bets.
Next Tuesday, 26 NHL teams take to the ice to begin the push for the playoffs.
Until then, posting in the KK Hockey section will be in relaxed mode.
Time to re-charge the batteries since I don’t see a day off until mid-June.
Sure I will be posting, I am not going to some exotic island for four days in the sun, so I will be following all the NHL action but not as closely as I usually do.
My question to you, what are you going to do without NHL regular season play for five days?
We had some issues that comments made in the last few hours were not showing up, but it appears to be fixed now.
Sorry for the problem.
I am leaving for an appointment right now and will return by 1:30pm.
George may or may not be around so if anything does break, please feel free to use the comment area for any discussion.
May 2012 bring you good health, happiness and prosperity.
Also, a Stanley Cup.
I received a Green Cheek Conure as a Christmas gift and need to pick it up tomorrow.
I really don’t know much about birds and wondered if some of you have this as a pet?
Is so, please let me know what to expect.
I know I do.
I am anxiously awaiting visiting with family and friends over the next 30 hours or so.
I do hope all of you who visit Kukla’s Korner have a safe and wonderful Christmas and pass on the holiday spirit.
Be safe and I will be back on Monday morning.
In the meantime, starting around 6:00pm tonight, I have set up some Christmas related posts to hit KK every 1-3 hours through early Christmas morning.
The NHL schedule for tonight can be viewed below and my schedule for KK Hockey updates will be:
I will post tonight as I would normally, then again on Saturday morning with any updates.
After that, posts will be far and few between until Monday morning.
I could use this mini-break and and I am sure most of you will be busy attending or hosting family and friends during this Holiday Season.
To those of you who are of the Jewish Faith.
May you have much happiness and good health.
About Kukla's Korner Hockey
Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.
From breaking news to in-depth stories around the league, KK Hockey is updated with fresh stories all day long and will bring you the latest news as quickly as possible.
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