In an interview on the Vegas Sports and Information Network (VSiN) earlier this week, DraftKings Sportsbook Director Johnny Avello revealed that the company is looking at dates for their major live sports betting event of the year. DraftKings is considering the first week of December for the second annual DraftKings Sports Betting National Championship (SBNC).
The definition of the middle is “equally distant from the extremes,” according to Merrian Webster dictionary. Betting a middle (also known as “middling”) is a sports betting strategy that makes the most out of a change in point spreads, odds, and totals. Middling isn’t a term that many who are new sports betting are familiar with.
A common phrase heard from experienced football bettors is: ” I don’t bet teams, I bet numbers.” Picking the winning team in a football game isn’t easy. It’s even more difficult to place a winning wager on a game that involves a point spread or total. Bettors look for key numbers.
The day is here – sports betting is now legal and operational in Iowa ! The Hawkeye State becomes the 11th state to accept legal sports bets on Thursday, Aug. 15 at noon. There are 19 licensed casinos eligible to offer sports betting in the state, but not all will be opening a retail or online sportsbook right away.
Major League Baseball (MLB) recently announced the first-ever ” Field Of Dreams” game. This unique baseball game will take place in Dyersville, Iowa on August 13, 2020, next to the baseball field from the 1989 movie. The New York Yankees will play the Chicago White Sox.
Big news for NFL fans and gamblers across Pennsylvania. SugarHouse Sportsbook, in partnership with BetRivers Sportsbook , have announced the first online Las Vegas-style football handicapping contest in the Keystone State. The $500,000 Pennsylvania Pick’em contest will take place throughout the 17 weeks of the 2019 NFL regular season.
Launched in 1988, the Westgate Las Vegas SuperContest is the longest-running football handicapping contest. The (formerly Hilton) SuperContest is so popular that a second version of the contest, SuperContest Gold, is now available for high rollers. Here’s how it works: Contestants for SuperContest and SuperContest Gold both pick five games against a static point spread each week.
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James Holzhauer is a 34-year-old native of Naperville, IL who now lives in Las Vegas, Nevada as a professional sports bettor. The Jeopardy! champion graduated from Naperville North High School in 2001. After high school, he attended and graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelors degree in math in 2005.
An announcement by the Big Ten Network during the conference’s media day could have major implications on a sports betting app that is coming to the US this fall. Francois McGillicuddy, the president of Big Ten Network, announced that network content will no longer be available through BTN2Go.com, FOXSportsGo.com, and their accompanying mobile apps.
NASCAR is jumping into sports betting and should have its first gambling product ready for the public in September. This new sports betting platform has been in the works since May. Earlier this year, NASCAR announced a deal with Genius Sports to create new sports betting options for sportsbook operators.