Tag Archives: Super Bowl
- 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...
- Nevada sportsbooks enjoy record Super Bowl betting handle
February 7, 2017
Nevada sportsbooks enjoyed record betting handle on the 2017 Super Bowl, while grinding out their third-highest win in the past decade. According to Nevada Gaming Control Board chairman A.G. Burnett, Nevada-licensed sports betting operators enjoyed betting handle of $138.48m on Super Bowl LI, a new record for the books on...
- Khaled Naim on what eSport will learn from the football industry
May 30, 2016
Calvinayre's Rebecca Liggero interviewed Khaled Naim of Stark Esports explained to Calvinayre’s Rebecca Liggero the lessons that eSports can draw from different football clubs. As the popularity of eSports continues to spread worldwide, Khaled Naim of Stark eSports believes that it is time to create “FIFA-like” body, which will promote checks and...
- President Obama jokes about betting on sports during Super Bowl 50
February 9, 2016
The president of the United States has spoken. And apparently, the leader of the free world is not against sports betting? During an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Monday night, U.S. President Barack Obama made light of current status of sports betting in the country while...
- Nevada sportsbooks set new Super Bowl betting record, third-highest win total
The game might have been mind-numbingly boring, but Super Bowl 50 proved a record setter for Nevada sports betting operators. According to figures released Monday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board, the state’s 194 licensed sportsbooks took in $132.5m in Super Bowl wagers this year, handily beating the previous record...
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017