Ed Scimia

Ed Scimia

Sports Writer  |  BETHEL, CT

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Ed Scimia covers gaming industry matters related to sports betting, and is the author of seven books – including Catching Fish: Your Practical Guide to Beating $1/$2 No-Limit Texas Hold'em Games, Gambling Essentials: The Knowledge You Need to Play Popular Casino Games, and So Bad It’s Good: More than 50 Great Films for Your Bad Movie Night. Ed has previously covered chess for About.com, poker for CardsChat News, and is coach of the Yale University curling team.

Rory McIlroy says he has no interest in joining the proposed Premier Golf League. (Image: Getty)

Examining the Pros and Cons of the Proposed Premier Golf League

Heading into the Wells Fargo Championship, one topic dominated the discussion at the pre-tournament press conferences: the breakaway Premier Golf League. While the idea is only in the planning stages, it has already caused controversy among fans, players, and organizations like the PGA Tour and European Tour. But what exactly […]

The Indian Premier League has suspended the remainder of its season as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge in India. (Image: IPL/Twitter)

Indian Premier League Postpones Season Indefinitely Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) voted to postpone the Indian Premier League on Tuesday as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage throughout the country. India recently passed 20 million total coronavirus cases, with the country averaging more than 325,000 new cases per day over the last […]

Dustin May will miss the entirety of the 2021 season, as he will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair an injury UCL. (Image: Benny Sieu/USA Today Sports)

Dustin May Out for Season, Dodgers Remain World Series Favorite

The Los Angeles Dodgers will lose 23-year-old star pitcher Dustin May for the year, as he will undergo Tommy John surgery next week to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament. May started the year with a 1-1 record and a 2.74 ERA through his first five starts. May chooses surgery after […]

NBA Top Shot offers a dynamic, integrated website for users, while the Topps MLB sports NFTs require a bit more crypto knowledge to fully enjoy. (Image: NBATopShot.com)

Sports NFTs: Comparing NBA Top Shot to Topps MLB Collectibles

When it comes to sports NFTs, there are two names dominating the discussion right now: NBA Top Shot and Topps. Those who follow soccer know Sorare has also made a splash, and teams like the Golden State Warriors are beginning to enter the space as well. But in the United […]

Team Einarson will represent Canada at the World Women’s Curling Championship, and comes in as the clear favorite in the tournament. (Image: Mike Cleasby/Grand Slam of Curling)

World Women’s Curling Championship on After Positive COVID-19 Tests

After a change in venue and a coronavirus scare, the top female curlers in the world will finally get to play for their countries on Friday, as the 2021 World Women’s Curling Championship begins in Calgary, Alberta. Initially, the World Curling Federation had awarded the tournament to Schaffhausen, Switzerland, but […]

Epic Exclusives come with guaranteed mint limits, making them desirable for investors in the Topps MLB NFT marketplace. (Image: AtomicHub.io)

Three Places for Investors to Park Their Money in Topps MLB NFTs

While the mess that was the Topps MLB NFT launch frustrated potential buyers, it also showed that there’s heavy demand for the product. Prices have spiked significantly over the past week, showing again that there are plenty of people who want to get their hands on the digital baseball cards. […]