Tag Archives: NFL
- 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...
- Drew Brees the betting favorite on 2017 NFL passing yards prop
July 14, 2017
Only two quarterbacks have been able to equal or surpass the passing yardage of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees over the previous seven seasons. Odds courtesy of OddsShark.com One of them set the all-time record for passing yards in a season (Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos in 2013)....
- Tom Brady favored to win third NFL MVP award for Patriots
July 4, 2017
Winning the NFL’s regular-season MVP award has been a curse of sorts for the winner, who has not won the Super Bowl in the same year since Kurt Warner of the St. Louis Rams in 1999. Since then, Tom Brady of the New England Patriots has won the NFL MVP...
- NFL Division title odds: Patriots the biggest favorites in NFL this season
June 28, 2017
When you win eight straight division titles and have totaled at least 12 victories in the last seven, then you should probably be an overwhelming favorite according to oddsmakers. That is certainly the case for the New England Patriots, who are -500 favorites to take home their ninth consecutive AFC...
- NFL settles with kids’ charity over gambling policy lawsuit
June 19, 2017
The National Football League has found itself again in a conflicted position about casinos and gambling. On Friday, USA Today Sports reported that the NFL—aka the ‘No Fun League’—has reached a settlement with a children’s charity that filed a lawsuit against the league last year. A quick history: In 2015,...
- 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...
Caesars, Gamblit testing skill-based games in Las Vegas
March 30, 2017
MLB commish eyes joining Las Vegas expansion party
April 21, 2017