Tag Archives: National Hockey League
- 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...
- 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...
- Decision on NHL expansion could be a couple of months away
January 22, 2016
If you’re one of the people asking, “What happened to the NHL’s expansion?” We might have an answer for you: Nothing yet. The members of the National Hockey League executive committee met in New York on Wednesday for an update on the expansion application review process. A source told the...
MLB commish eyes joining Las Vegas expansion party
April 21, 2017
46% of Americans fear Vegas influence on pro sports teams
April 13, 2017