Tag Archives: National Hockey League
- McDavid enters NHL Camp as favorite on Hart Trophy odds
September 15, 2017
Edmonton Oilers centre Connor McDavid earned his first career Hart Trophy as the National Hockey League's Most Valuable Player last year, in just his second season in the league. McDavid also sits as the favorite on the odds to win the Hart Trophy once again in 2017/18. Odds courtesy of...
- NHL to allow Nevada betting on Las Vegas Golden Knights
September 7, 2017
The National Hockey League doesn’t give a damn whether Nevada sportsbooks take wagers on its new Las Vegas expansion franchise. One year ago, the NHL announced that its newest franchise, the Las Vegas Golden Knights, would be slapping on the skates in time for the puck dropping on the 2017-18...
- 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...
- NHL playoff betting preview: Blackhawks Stanley Cup odds favorites
April 11, 2017
Experience matters in the NHL playoffs, and for that reason alone the Chicago Blackhawks find themselves as slight +400 favorites to take home their fourth Stanley Cup in eight years while the Washington Capitals look to capitalize on their Presidents' Trophy as the +450 second choice. Odds courtesy of OddsShark.com While...
- Nordicbet sign NHL winger as ambassador, league doesn’t care
April 1, 2017
Online gambling operator Nordicbet has hired a National Hockey League player as its global ambassador, and the league says it has no problem with the arrangement. The Malta-licensed Nordicbet, an offshoot of Swedish online gambling operator Betsson, announced this week that Toronto Maple Leafs winger Leo Komarov had signed on...
- Federal judge dodges question of daily fantasy sports’ legality
December 30, 2016
A daily fantasy sports operator has failed in its attempt to convince a federal court that its business model is agin' the law. In September 2015, DFS operator Emil Interactive Games, which operated under the DraftOps brand, inked a marketing deal with the National Hockey League’s Minnesota Wild franchise. The...
Why the DraftKings & FanDuel merger may not go ahead
March 24, 2017
Maine legalizes daily fantasy sports
August 3, 2017
New Jersey formally approves daily fantasy sports
August 25, 2017