Tag Archives: gary bettman
- 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...
- NHL’s Las Vegas expansion has Canadian sports betting backer dropping the gloves
June 23, 2016
Las Vegas popped its major league sports cherry on Wednesday after the National Hockey League confirmed it would be expanding to the Nevada city in time for the 2017-18 season. The NHL had only two contenders for its first expansion since the year 2000 – Vegas and Quebec City. The...
- Vegas, Quebec City make expansion pitches to NHL
September 30, 2015
The NHL expansion process has reached its final and most crucial phase, in which hopefuls met face to face with the league’s executive committee to make their respective pitches. Hours before the board of governors meeting in New York, Quebec City, represented by Quebecor president & CEO Pierre Dion and vice chairman...
- NFL scraps fantasy sports convention; NHL commissioner’s sports betting myopia
June 6, 2015
Hypocrisy was on full display on Friday as the National Football League forced the cancellation of a fantasy sports convention and the National Hockey League’s boss revealed a hugely selective blind spot. On Friday, word spread that the NFL had pulled the rug out from underneath a fantasy football convention...
- 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...
- Weekly Poll: Who will be next pro league boss to likely strike a favorable sports betting position?
February 13, 2015
[polldaddy poll=8637619] NBA Commissioner Adam Silver opened the discussion of a professional sports league warming up to the idea of supporting legalized sports betting, which is why we decided to ask our readers, "Who will be next pro league boss to likely strike a favorable sports betting position?" Naturally, Silver...
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017
Nevada legalizes Parimutuel Betting on eSports
October 17, 2017