Football

NFL Hopes Full-Time Officials Improve Game, Bettors Could Benefit

It has been a five-year process and may only last one season, but the NFL is going to have some of its officials as full-time employees. The league and the NFL Referees Association (NFLRA) agreed on Wednesday to implement the 2012 collective bargaining agreement and try out the experiment for […]

NFL Training Camps Begin, Odds on Week 1, Super Bowl Set

With all of the 32 NFL teams training camps underway, sportsbooks are starting to focus on football, and many have publicized the lines for the first week of the season. This comes after they have also set the odds for who will win the Super Bowl. There are some intriguing […]

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 […]

Las Vegas Raiders Games to Offer In-Game Betting at the Stadium?

The Las Vegas Raiders could revolutionize the National Football League when the franchise moves to Sin City in 2020. Experts say the team will allow in-game betting at the stadium, something that has never been done in any major professional sport in the United States. Nevada is the only state […]

Raiders Will Make Some Draft Picks From Las Vegas Sign

In keeping with a town that thrives on innovative promotions, the Oakland Raiders will be holding its Day 3 draft picks from the iconic Las Vegas Sign. The Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, which is universally known around the world, is less than a mile where the team will […]

NFL Draft Provides Unique Betting Opportunities on Players

While the consensus No. 1 pick in this year’s NFL Draft is Texas A&M defensive end Myles Garrett at minus-1000, there are still several picks to attract gamblers who want to bet on the NFL Draft. The long shot pick for the top selection by the Cleveland Browns is North Carolina […]

Internet Wagering on NFL Draft Still Better Bet than Sportsbook

When Nevada sportsbooks announced Monday that they had been given approval to allow betting on the NFL Draft, it seemed like great news for those who want to wager on it. But while the state’s gaming commission approved the new form of gambling, it did so with several conditions, unlike […]

Football Fans Voice Support For Legalizing Sports Betting

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell might not want sports betting legalized but football fans certainly seem to. A Morning Consult Poll conducted by the American Gaming Association revealed that fans of every team in the league overwhelmingly welcomed betting on sports allowed in their state. Those asked said they thought states […]

NFL Gambling Stance Moving from Disdain to Acceptance

It was a vote by the NFL owners on Tuesday, that not only overwhelmingly approved the Oakland Raiders move to Las Vegas, but also told NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell that he needed to evolve with the times. The leader of the most popular sport in the US was being chided […]

Maryland Daily Fantasy Sports Voter Referendum Possible for November Ballot

Maryland daily fantasy sports (DFS) might find its way onto the election ballot this November somewhere after residents are challenged with deciding whether to vote for the Republican or Democratic nominee for president. While nearly two dozen states are currently considering the legality of the emerging quasi-sports betting industry and […]

New England Patriots Favored to Win Super Bowl 50

The New England Patriots will win Super Bowl 50 if bettors in Las Vegas are correct. The defending NFL champions are favored for this Sunday’s matchup against the Denver Broncos and are expected to beat the NFC Champion regardless of whether it’s the Carolina Panthers or Arizona Cardinals. The Patriots […]