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As NFL betting fans and NFL fans alike are eagerly awaiting Super Bowl LI which will take place this year at the NGR Stadium in Houston, TX; we thought now was a good time to go over some of the essential facts about this year’s Super Bowl.
This year, the Super Bowl falls on February 5, 2017 and will air at 6:30PM ET on FOX where the Atlanta Falcons will battle the New England Patriot for the chance to be crown king of the NFL. This NFL Season, both teams won their respective conference championship where the Patriots defeated the Steelers 36-17 while the Falcons destroyed the Packers 44-21.
If you happened to have placed an early future bets at the beginning of the 2016-2017 NFL season at BetOnline.ag or at a similar popular sportsbook, then you know that the Patriots were a 6/1 favorite to win the Super Bowl while the Falcons where a huge underdog at 80/1.
Now that Donald Trump is the President-elect and will be taking over the White House on January 20, 2017, many experts in the sports betting industry believe that there is a good chance Trump will be a big proponent of legalized sports betting.
According to R Street Institute which is a public policy think tank in D.C., Trump has a large history of gambling which could translate into his backing of legalized sports betting on a federal level.
As a supporter of gambling as seen by his many casino ventures, Trump is definitively not opposed to gambling as a business and this will be a way for him to improve the Trump economy era.
The merger of these two companies will create a near monopoly that will control 90 percent of Australia’s gambling revenue which is in excess of $5 billion. The combined market value of both companies is worth around $8.6 billion.
The decision was made with a unanimous consent by the board of director of both companies where they agreed to a script and cash deal giving Tabcorp control of the merged companies.
Shareholders of Tatts will receive 0.8 shares plus 42.5 cents for each of their share which will be at a 20 percent premium along with a $500 million share buyback once the merger is complete in 2017.
So the first week of the NFL is over with some surprising losers and winners like the Atlanta Falcons losing 31-24 to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers or the Eagles crushing the Browns 29-10 while testing out their new Rookie QB, Carson Wentz.
Now that the numbers are out, it’s time to take a look at the NFL injured list and see how each new player on the injured list will affect your NFL Week 2 betting!
Yes, Week 1 was exciting and we got to see a lot of hard tackles and some big injuries in the making. Let’s take a look at some of the bigger and most influential injuries based on how the sports handicapping experts are calling the games.
Today is the Day! That’s right NFL betting fans and just you regular football fans out there, the NFL seasons start tonight at 8:30M ET when the Carolina Panthers take on the Denver Broncos to kick off the new season.
No matter which team you support its time to dust off that old NFL jersey, make a beer and snack run an get ready for some action.
The online sportsbooks have been taking bets all week long and expect a flood of bets coming in all day long. To keep bettors interested, most of the online bookies are still giving out some early bird specials to try and reel you into placing their bets with them.
Before we get into our NFL Week 1 Predictions, let’s take a look at the line up.
In the world of online gambling, they are two sides to every issue whenever they come up. Since the advent of online sports betting and casino gambling, they have been numerous gambling companies that have stolen players’ money and numerous players that have found ways to steal from gambling companies.
In the early 1990’s the majority of online sportsbooks were located offshore which made it difficult for a player to have any kind of arbitration in case of a dispute. In most cases, of a legitimate complaint from the player who encountered a bad sportsbook, he would lose his money and there was nothing he could do about it.
Thus rose the creation of online sportsbooks and casinos watch dogs. As time went by, the sportsbook watchdog industry took a dive as the advertising money started to flow and they became biased in settling disputes.
That is the question of many Olympic fans all over the world and the more we look at the news, the more we are convinced that if the Rio Olympic Games are not the worst Olympics ever, then they must be in the top three of the worst Olympics of all times.
Since Rio de Janeiro, Brazil was chosen as the Olympic site for the 2016 Summer Olympics on October 2, 2016, it became the first South American city to host the Summer Olympics. It was chosen because of several factors which included a $14.4 billion budget.
Since then, Rio has been plagued with one problem after another assuring it a spot in the top worst Olympics of all times.
After a rough month of July for the Russian Olympic athletes it looks like there is a bright like for them as the IOC(International Olympic Committee) has just announced that it will clear 271 Russian athletes to compete in the 2016 Rio Olympics.
This news comes after Russian President Putin claimed that Russian athletes were unfairly targeted in a sting by the World Anti-Doping Agency banning the Russian Olympic track and field team and several other athletes from the Rio Olympics for using banned enhancement drugs.
In the press release from the IOC, the 271 athletes represent 70% of the total Russian athletes(387) that were to compete in the Summer Olympics.