Super Bowl LVIII Was a Wild Time for Bettors

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Sportsbooks did not like overtime Let’s be honest – Sunday night’s Super Bowl LVIII between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Franciso 49ers was boring until the fourth quarter. It was just 10-3 at halftime and 13-10 after three quarters and though it was obviously two premier defenses showing out, it felt more like… Read more »

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Former Iowa State Football Players Accuse Investigator of “Warrantless Search” in Sports Betting Probe

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So he just went ahead and did it? The attorney for former Iowa State University defensive lineman Isaiah Lee has accused an agent of the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) for targeting college athletes in a sports betting sting without a valid reason. Calling the beginning of last year’s gambling investigation a “warrantless search,”… Read more »

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Shohei Ohtani Rumors Wreaked Havoc on MLB Futures Odds

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Oh, internet, you’re crazy On Saturday, Shohei Ohtani, the best player in baseball, signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers for ten years, $700 million. It is the largest contract in baseball history by more than a quarter billion dollars. In the 24 hours or so leading up to the announcement, speculation ran wild as to… Read more »

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NFL Betting Favorites Have Historic Week

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UPDATE: The Vikings lost on Monday night, so the record was not broken. Sportsbooks do not generally like it when the favorites win. Yes, their goal is to set a line so that the action is split on both sides, but the public still tends to like the favorites. Why? It’s just easier for casual… Read more »

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ESPN BET Sportsbook Launches in 17 States

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A new big name in betting ESPN BET, the sports betting site wearing the name of the US’s dominant sports media brand, has gone live in 17 states. Long thought to be an impossibility because ESPN is owned by family-oriented Disney, ESPN BET’s launch on Tuesday marks the official marriage between the sports network and… Read more »

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WTF Were They Thinking: DraftKings Posts 9/11-Themed Parlay

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Come on, man There are insane promotions and then there are absolutely mind-numbing, someone must have done it on a dare insane promotions. This past weekend was opening weekend for the NFL, the most wonderful time of the year for sportsbooks. Monday was also September 11, the 22nd anniversary of the terror attacks that killed… Read more »

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