Baseball

US Supreme Court to Decide Fate of New Jersey Sports Betting Case

In a surprise announcement, the US Supreme Court said they would hear the case regarding New Jersey attempting to get sports betting legalized. What was amazing was the high court went against the advice of acting U.S. Solicitor General, Jeffrey Wall. New Jersey government officials had petitioned the Supreme Court […]

Batty Proposition Bets Available for 2017 Baseball Season

Opening day is April 2 and sportsbooks are enticing bettors with some standard and downright kooky proposition bets for the season. Every year gambling sites rack their collective brains trying to come up with unusual wagers they think will attract casual to diehard fans and this year is no different. […]

Pete Rose, who was banned from Major League Baseball in 1989 for betting on the sport while he was a manager was interviewed on a recent television show and said he continues to wager legally on sports.  (image: Chicago Tribune)

Pete Rose Still Hitting Out on Sports Betting

Pete Rose, baseball’s all time hits leader, is still swinging when it comes to the subject of sports gambling, defending his wagering on everything from baseball to horse racing. Nicknamed “Charlie Hustle,” the former professional player said on Joe Buck’s television show, Undeniable.� that he only makes lawful bets and […]

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said in an interview Wednesday that he is opening to revisit the topic of gambling and believes sports betting should be regulated.

MLB Commissioner Rethinking Stance on Gambling

Could Major League Baseball (MLB) be changing its mind on gambling? Commissioner Rob Manfred hinted to Yahoo Finance that the sport might be softening its stance. The head of the sport talked about fans involvement in the games and how they wager. The rules on betting were set in place […]