Tag Archives: adam silver
- Roger Goodell clams up when colleagues’ talk turns to gambling
July 20, 2017
When the leaders of U.S. professional sports leagues convened in New York to discuss the business of sports, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell had been an active, insightful participant. Until the topic of gambling came up. On Tuesday night, Goodell joined NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and MLB...
- NFL, DOJ past argument shows sports betting to be a “game of skill”
July 24, 2015
According to documents discovered by ESPN through searches of public records, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and NFL lawyers have called sports betting a “game of skill” in past legal arguments. In 2003, the NFL was among several groups attempting to prevent the state of Delaware from reintroducing a football-based...
- Jeff Ifrah: NBA on sports betting in the United States
June 23, 2015
Rebecca Liggerro talks to Jeff Ifrah of Ifrah Law as he discuss the position of NBA to legalize sports betting in the US. According to Jeff Ifrah, NBA Asst. General Counsel Dan Spillane said that NBA's position is to continue to discuss and propose regulated sports betting in the United States. NBA commissioner Adam Silver considered sports...
- Adam Silver says sports gambling is “good for business”, confirms talking to other commissioners
April 22, 2015
Ever since penning that op-ed in the New York Times last November 2014, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has taken every opportunity to strengthen his case of bringing sports gambling “out of the underground.” Speaking as a guest on the Boomer & Carton show earlier this week, Silver said that sports...
- NBA owners support Silver’s gambling stance; Proposed Vegas NHL team would be an expansion franchise
March 5, 2015
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has been front and center in advocating a legalized sports betting infrastructure and his stance has won him many admirers, including his bosses. NBA owners are coming out in force, throwing their support behind Silver as he continues to champion for legalizing sports gambling in the...
- Sports gambling hot topic at Sloan Conference
March 2, 2015
The MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference has become an increasingly important event in the sports community, having in large part revolutionized the approach taken by professional sports teams regarding their day-to-day businesses both on and off the playing area. But one question posed at this year’s conference paints a picture...
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017
Nevada legalizes Parimutuel Betting on eSports
October 17, 2017