Tag Archives: National Football League
- Fournette, McCaffrey, Watson lead OROY betting lines
August 16, 2017
Being picked higher obviously does not guarantee better results on the field as a rookie, which is why the NFL Draft is such a gamble. This year’s crop of first-year players will be intriguing to watch, led by two running backs and one quarterback listed as +400 co-favorites to be...
- Pats owner’s casino ties expose NFL’s gambling hypocrisy
April 25, 2017
The National Football League’s disinterest in New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s stake in casino operator Caesars Entertainment is heaping fresh scorn on the league’s oft-criticized anti-gambling stance. On Monday, sportswriter Bart Hubbuch published a lengthy article on Deadspin detailing his failed efforts to publish a story in the New...
- 46% of Americans fear Vegas influence on pro sports teams
April 13, 2017
Nearly half of Americans believe professional sports leagues establishing teams in Las Vegas will result in players and referees betting on the outcome of games, according to a new poll. NFL owners approved the Oakland Raiders relocation to Vegas last month in a move that was seen as another crack...
- Majority of NFL fans support overturning sports betting ban
April 6, 2017
The American Gaming Association (AGA) has launched a fresh attack upon the National Football League’s opposition to legal sports betting. On Wednesday, the AGA released the results of a national survey that showed the overwhelming majority of NFL fans support legal sports betting while just 17% oppose it. The Morning...
- Raiders are Vegas-bound after NFL owners approve relocation
March 27, 2017
National Football League owners have approved the Oakland Raiders relocating to Las Vegas, although it remains to be seen whether the league will seek to prevent local sportsbooks from accepting wagers on Raiders games. On Monday, 31 NFL owners voted in favor of the Raiders moving to Vegas, with only...
- The Super Bowl LI betting strategy
February 4, 2017
I’ve been giving this a lot of thought. There’s a handful of spreadsheets that have shown some expected data, and nothing really stood out to me. After New England slept walk through the AFC side of the playoffs, and Atlanta eviscerated Seattle and Green Bay, we basically knew what we...
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017