Month: April 2016

Oakland Raiders Owner Mark Davis Ready for Las Vegas But Goodell Favors Cali

The Oakland Raiders could soon become known as the Las Vegas Raiders should owner Mark Davis live up to his word that he’s ready to move the NFL franchise to Sin City. Davis is in Las Vegas today for the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee’s (SNTIC) meeting to discuss the feasibility […]

The Golden State Warriors will be without MVP Stephen Curry for the next two weeks, one of two monumental developments this week in sports that is sending Las Vegas sportsbooks into a tailspin. (Image: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Las Vegas Sportsbooks React to Tom Brady’s Court Decision and Steph Curry’s Injury

Las Vegas sportsbooks were scrambling early this week to revise their odds and futures on both the NBA Playoffs and upcoming NFL regular season after two of the most valuable players to their respective franchises endured outcomes that will temporarily prevent them from playing. On Monday, the United States Court of Appeals […]

Daily Fantasy Sports Hearing Scheduled by Congressional Subcommittee

Daily fantasy sports (DFS) has been deliberated in state capitals around the country over the last year and a half, but next month the emerging industry will be taken up in Washington, DC. On May 11, the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade will listen to the pros and […]

Daily Fantasy Sports Legislation Progresses in Missouri, Iowa, and Tennessee

Daily fantasy sports (DFS) is making legislative progress in three states and moving closer to establishing a stronger legal foothold in which to stand. Two bills are currently being discussed in Missouri, the Iowa State Senate has motioned to legalize DFS, and a Tennessee State House subcommittee has approved a […]

Illegal Sports Betting Ring Uncovered by NYPD, Poker Pro Jay Sharon Indicted

Sports betting is illegal in the State of New York, but that didn’t stop eight men from operating a gambling ring that is suspected of bringing in millions of dollars in criminal wagers. Among those indicted by the New York City Police Department (NYPD) is Jay “Ghost” Sharon, a self-described […]