March 23, 2018
Do The Sports Leagues Want To Win Or Lose SCOTUS Case?
Chris Christie NJ Governor

If you look at the Supreme Court sports betting case you will notice it is actually one big contradiction. The major sports leagues—NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, NCAA—have been fighting against sports betting legalization for years. Things seem to be moving in favor of New Jersey, meaning that sports gambling is close to becoming a real possibility for many states. With this outcome looming, do states stand to gain more from winning or losing the case? The NBA and MLB seem prepared for a losing outcome. […]

March 23, 2018
ACC On Display In Sweet 16
ACC logo

The ACC is undeniably better in basketball than they are in other sports categories. This is proven with their 4-team presence in the Sweet 16. Duke, Syracuse, Clemson and Florida State are all still in the running for the National Championship. It has been a surprising tournament in terms of upsets, and based on the Sweet 16 matchups it looks like there could be more to come. Which ACC teams will make it through to the next round? We’ll cover our predictions for the ACC matchups. […]

March 21, 2018
The Dallas Mavericks Announced They Will Start Accepting Crypto
Mark Cuban Of Dallas Mavs

The Dallas Mavericks are one of the United States top teams in the National Basketball Association (NBA) today. They have made the playoffs 5 out of the last 7 years and were named NBA league champions in 2010 when the defeated the Miami Heat in 6 games, taking the series 4-2. They are lead by their power forward Dirk Nowitzki and their charismatic owner Mark Cuban. At a recent press report Cuban told the press that the Dallas Mavericks will start accepting cryptocurrencies Bitcoin, Ethereum […]

March 21, 2018
Florida State Basketball On The Map
FSU Men's Basketball players

How is it that a team that finished 9-9 in the regular season, 8th overall in the ACC, is in its first Sweet 16 since 2011? Call it determination. Call it grit. Call it talent. Call it sheer luck. Whichever way you spin it, the Florida State Seminoles have an opportunity to go for the National Championship this year. Each game is its own battle, but with only 3 games left before the National Championship, the Noles can make it through. Does it make them […]

March 20, 2018
Underdogs Sweep Their Way To Sweet 16
2018 NCAAB Sweet Sixteen

Each year, March Madness has several unexpected storylines. The 2018 March Madness tournament’s latest storyline is that this is the year of the underdog. The tournament has made its way to the Sweet 16 round and only 7 teams are within the top 4 seeds. That means the majority of teams are seeded 5 and below, with 2 #11 seeds in the mix. There are still a couple teams left that are meeting expectations, but this tournament has already provided its fair share of surprises […]

March 19, 2018
March Madness Off To Mad Start
2018 March Madness

The NCAA March Madness tournament is in full swing and there have already been some upsets. No one has predicted a perfect bracket since the popular activity began and hundreds of thousands of brackets already went bust after the first set of games. From a basketball betting standpoint, college basketball wagering is frustrating, but it is part of what makes March Madness so special. Syracuse got off to a good start in the First Four against Arizona State. Many people questioned why the eleventh-seeded team made […]

March 19, 2018
A Look At The Champions League Quarterfinals Draw
2018 Champions League Quarterfinals Draw

Fans and bettors waited anxiously for the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals draw. The draw determines the odds for each team and how bettors will lay out their betting strategies. In an interesting turn, the 3 Spanish teams managed to miss each other, yet the only 2 English clubs are set to face off. Accusations of corruption aside, this year’s quarterfinals should be an exciting one for both fans and bettors alike. Betting on soccer can be quite lucrative. Use this guide to help map out […]

March 14, 2018
Legal Sports Betting On The Brink
Supreme Court

The waiting line for sports betting options continues to grow. The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act’s fate resides with the US Supreme Court, and the odds are heavily in favor of its repeal. If PASPA does end up getting knocked off, there are several states legally cleared to pull the trigger on sports gambling overnight. The United States is looking at a potential windfall of legislative activity once PASPA goes down and the few states that have passed pro-sports gambling legislation will be modeled. […]

March 9, 2018
Connecticut Not Looking To Pay Integrity Fees
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Connecticut expressed its interest in getting in on the legalized sports gambling framework. However, they are not interested in lining the pockets of the major sports league for no good reason. This is in reference to the “integrity fees” proposed by the NBA and MLB—a 1% fee on all gross revenue from regulated sports betting. The integrity fees proposal is a little random given the fact that the major sports leagues have been vehemently opposed to sports gambling over the years. However, in light of […]

March 8, 2018
West Virginia On Brink Of Sports Betting Legalization
West Virginia state flag

West Virginia just got that much closer to legalizing sports betting. The House Finance Committee discussed S415 for the first time in a recent legislative session. The bill is an ambitious venture that puts the state Lottery Commission in charge of regulating the proposed sports betting market. S415 has made its way through the Senate already and house already, so all it needs is the governor’s signature. Senator Ryan Ferns introduced the bill in late January, so things have progressed fairly quickly in the Mountaineer […]