Month: November 2016

Gaming Research Firm Makes Bold Daily Fantasy Sports Prediction

Gaming research firm Juniper is becoming known for making what seems to be outlandish predictions on interactive gaming revenue, but only time will tell whether the UK-based technology company is correct in its forecasts. Juniper Research’s latest report claims that annual daily fantasy sports (DFS) wagers will reach $5.3 billion […]

Thanksgiving Weekend Serving Up Sports Feast

The Thanksgiving weekend sports table is set. As families and friends gather today for a feast of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie and more, the sports world has lined up its own smorgasbord. After the morning turkey trot and afternoon meal, countless sports fans take their tryptophan yawns to […]

ESports Betting Arrives in Las Vegas at William Hill Sportsbook

ESports betting lines are up and running at the William Hill Sportsbook at the Downtown Grand Casino in Las Vegas. Last week, the Nevada Gaming Control Board, at the recommendation of Governor Brian Sandoval’s (R) Gaming Policy Committee, issued its first eSports betting license. The recipient was William Hill, one […]

College Football Playoff Betting Heats Up as Season Enters Week 12

The College Football Playoff (CFP) will issue only two more complete rankings before it announces the four semifinal teams during Selection Day on December 4. The current all-important top four reads Alabama (10-0), Ohio State (9-1), Michigan (9-1), and Clemson (9-1). Louisville (9-1), Washington (9-1), Wisconsin (8-2), Penn State (8-2), […]

Sports Betting Coalition Forms, as Five States Join New Jersey

A sports betting coalition has been formed after five states joined New Jersey in petitioning the US Supreme Court to consider overturning the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA). Discovered in newly filed court documents, five state attorneys general are now supporting New Jersey and Governor Chris […]

Presidential Bets on Donald Trump Deliver Huge Wins

Presidential bets placed on Republican Donald Trump are quickly making the bank accounts of those who took the wagers much greater in value. Trump’s campaign tagline has been to “Make America Great Again,” and for those who predicted what is perhaps the biggest upset in US political history, that’s a […]

Election Betting Odds Predict Easy Hillary Clinton Victory

If the election betting odds prove to be correct, Hillary Clinton is poised to become the next president of the United States. As Americans head to the polls on Election Day, Clinton is the overwhelming favorite at overseas books and online betting platforms. And while the Real Clear Politics (RCP) […]

Chicago Cubs Win World Series, Sports Betting Wins Public Support

The Chicago Cubs have won the World Series for the first time in 108 years. After waiting nearly 40,000 days, it took all seven games of the series, plus one additional extra inning. “It happened. It happened. Chicago, it happened,” first baseman Anthony Rizzo said following the final out. “We […]