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ESPN poll reveals 63% of pro athletes support legalised US sports betting

A US professional sportsmen poll conducted by ESPN News has revealed that 63% of athletes believe that sports betting should be legalised. ESPN conducted a set of betting related questions to a pool of 73 NBA, MLB, NFL and NHL players. 63% of the athletes questioned believed that sports betting should be legalised in the US, taking on-board an opposite …

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NBA chief trying to persuade other sports on betting legalisation

Outspoken NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has been trying to persuade other US sports to take a look at legalising sports betting in order to bring all the illegal betting that currently takes place in to a transparent and regulated environment. Speaking with ESPN, Silver suggested that the other sports were willing to at least take a look at his idea. …

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John McCain wants US Congress to address sports betting

Arizona Republican Senator John McCain believes that US sports betting legal agenda needs to be addressed promptly by Congress. Speaking ahead of Sundays 1 Feb Super Bowl XLIX’s match between the New England Patriots vs Seattle Seahawks, McCain told ESPN News that US sports betting needed to move away from Nevada and into a wider public forum. At present McCain …

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Matchbook.com Preview – NFL Super Bowl XLIX – America’s Game

The NFL has seen a rise in popularity throughout European markets, as its Chief Commissioner Roger Goodell eyes the opening of a London based NFL franchise. Totally different to any European sport SBC asked team Matchbook.com to provide a preview of this year’s NFL Super Bowl XLIX final between the New England Patriots vs Seattle Seahawks (Sunday Feb 1) Rising …

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Jesse Schule – The NFL Master- Bet Advisor Profile

This week SBC and Bet Advisor catch up with legendary NFL Tipster Jesse Schule. Jesse has maintained a 15% yield staking on NFL and is a key member of the Bet Advisor community. With years of experience in American sports betting Jesse Schule is no doubt  a man to follow Click Here to view Jesse Schule Bet Advisor Profile SBC …

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Cream of the riding crop helps Tucker to 550% yield

Stefano Saccani, Bet Advisor Affiliate & Business Development Manager, reviews BetAdvisor.com’s tipsters form and betting highlights: Week 7 James Tucker – Tipster of the Week Already mentioned before in these posts, James has proven himself to everyone who has ever followed him. This is why his followers are some of the most loyal in the business – they know he …

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US Pro Leagues launch new challenge against New Jersey

On Monday, New Jersey state saw the approval and passing of the sports betting bill by Governor Chris Christie. However the controversial bill is set to meet a new challenge as the four major US sports leagues (NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB) and the College Athletic NCAA filed a motion against the authorisation of the bill. The sporting associations wish to …

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US sport leagues oppose New Jersey sports betting

The four major US sports leagues (NHL,NFL,NBA,MLB) and the NCAA have filed a federal court motion to block  New Jersey sports betting in licensed state gambling enterprises (casinos and racetracks). A statement by the sporting leagues was sent to US news media outlets, reporting that the leagues had asked for federal courts to block any actions which favoured sports betting …

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Pinnacle Sports: Brazil bigger than Euros and South Africa combined

Phil Hudson, Acquisitions Manager at Pinnacle Sports, discusses his firm’s decision to open up the World Cup Final to $1million bets. Do you anticipate the World Cup Final to be your biggest ever betting market? Yes, we fully anticipated volume to exceed both Euro 2012 and World Cup in 2010 combined, with live and mobile components of that making significant …

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