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Get Out And Vote

Initially built by NASA to set lines for the Las Vegas casinos in the late 50’s (who do you think funded the Apollo missions? The government? It was the mob…), The Sin City Betbot 6000 calculated lines for over 30 years. The Betbot was given various upgrades through the years, not always with the best equipment, but he was very good at setting lines, and living the good life.

The Betbot was de-commissioned in 1990 after San Francisco destroyed Denver in the Super Bowl. The 45 point spread simply fried a number of the Betbot’s wires and he retired. The Betbot was discovered by and retooled to give fantasy advice. He lives now to give his own unique, well cultured take on the NFL.The Sin City Betbot 6000 Presents is transcribed by Joe Petrizzi and Tom Walls because “typing.. .BZZT… is a dame’s job”.

It’s that time of year again, when the holidays and pesky family members throw endless distractions at you and try to keep you from watching football.  Do not be deterred!  Peter King may think it’s more important to spend time with family and friends but we know better.  Plus, the NFL has a fantastic slate of games for the end of the year, including last night’s thriller starring the Falcons and the…wait, what the …BZZT…Jaguars again!?  Oh for crying out loud NFL.  I guess those Christmas cards are actually going to get sent this year, nothing better to do if there’s no football on TV.

Scheduling anomalies aside, this time of year we realize how fantasy football makes the NFL that much better.  Because starting last night, there is pro football on TV for eight out of 12 days.  And that is something we can all celebrate.  If any of you regulars here need some fantasy advice for the playoffs, hit me up on Twitter @betbot6k and you know I will not lead you astray.  Actually, I might lead you astray on purpose as a prank.  You would never know the difference.  In addition, I will be posting some juicy ATS picks for your holiday parties, so you can look smart in front of your girlfriend’s father while simultaneously stuffing your gullet full of portobello mushroom appetizers.  Plus, you’ll be making a bit of coin on the side. WIN-WIN.

A reminder that now is the time to get your votes in for the annual Sin City BetBot 6000 fantasy awards show!  Make your nominations in the shark tank using the threads below.  Be eloquent (or angry) enough and you may just get quoted during the best fantasy awards show in the world.  NFL players treat this award with the utmost respect – just ask last year’s BetBot Grand Champion,
Michael Vick:

OK, let’s be real – Vick was almost certainly stoned at the 2010 gala.  That is not a representative sample.  The show is a blast and I control all invitations so it’s real exclusive.  I know one player NOT getting an invite this year, and that’s ex-Bengals receiver Chris Henry.  I’m still holding a grudge from two years ago when Henry RSVP’d in the affirmative and then failed to show.  That cuts deep and there is no excuse.

Yeah, well I never received an apology.  So no 2011 invite.  I tell you who has a good chance to make it this year, and that’s WR Steve Smith!

Not you, the other one.  Last year he made the most outlandish prediction – that he was going to sign with the Eagles in 2011 and do his best to sabotage their season. 

That’s the kind of prognostication that would make Tony Holm blush!  Seriously, sharks – the year end event is a whole lot of fun so get in the tank and make your vote and we’ll present the results in a few weeks.  Plus, I promise that article will be a Tebow-free zone.

QB Most Valuable Player

RB Most Valuable Player

TE/WR Most Valuable Player

QB Least Valuable Player

RB Least Valuable Player

TE/WR Least Valuable Player

So long for now, and remember “Showgirls and gin my friends, showgirls and …BZT…gin.”

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