Category: Sports

NJ could sue DOJ over Wire Act opinion

February 19, 2019

Justice could be served against the department meant to enforce justice The Department of Justice (DOJ) is already facing considerable backlash for reversing its long-standing opinion of the Federal Wire Act. There have already been at least two lawsuits announced against the department, with others certainly being negotiated behind closed doors. Now, the state that […]

AAF takes a gamble on sports bets

February 18, 2019

The NFL alternative hopes to be bigger than just football The Alliance of American Football (AAF) may have been created to keep the football spirit alive during the NFL’s downtime, but it knows how to keep its options open. More than just another football league, the AAF believes that its real assets lie in the […]

Super Bowl ticket scammer arrested in California

February 15, 2019

The “squeaky-clean” businessman bilked millions from friends and family in the scam A man who was described as a “squeaky-clean” businessman in Georgia led one of the biggest scams of the year. He offered to sell to friends and family – his mother was one victim – tickets to Super Bowl LIII, but knew the […]

ACR Sportsbook Minute: All Aboard The Brodie Train

February 14, 2019

Welcome back to the ACR Sportsbook Minute where we’re now sporting a 3-1 record after taking down another W on the Bucks last night. On today’s episode we take a look at what appears to be a lopsided matchup in New Orleans and investigate which side of the spread has the most edge. With the […]

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Antonio Brown betting odds

February 14, 2019

The NFL offseason is here, but that doesn’t mean the football news has come to a halt. That’s especially true when it comes to the Pittsburgh Steelers and their star receiver Antonio Brown. Brown had a very interesting Twitter post this past Tuesday that said as follows: “Thank you SteelerNation for a big 9 years…time […]

Showtime to air sports gambling documentary in March

February 14, 2019

The documentary will give the inside scoop on the sports gambling industry A new documentary on sports gambling is coming to Showtime next month. The film, which is being developed by Showtime Sports Documentary Films, will be a four-part series and will take a look at some of the various components of the industry, including […]

ACR Sportsbook Minute: Riding The Best Record In The NBA

February 13, 2019

Welcome back to the ACR Sportsbook Minute where we’re now sporting a 2-1 record after taking a tough loss last night in Philadelphia. On today’s episode we look at a deceiving matchup featuring the NBA’s best team playing in a stadium where they’ve struggled mightily in over the past couple of season. Could this be […]

Tribes could offer sports gambling in Washington State

February 13, 2019

A new bill would allow tribes to offer offline and online sports gambling in the state A new bill was submitted to lawmakers in Washington State this week that attempts to legalize sports gambling. Where other states have met major resistance, the bill is attacking the subject from a different angle, authorizes the state’s 30-plus […]

ACR Sportsbook Minute: The Beast In The East

February 13, 2019

Welcome back to the ACR Sportsbook Minute where we’re now sporting a 2-0 record including yesterday’s beautiful three-team parlay. On today’s episode we look at the game everyone is waiting for – the Philadelphia 76ers vs the Boston Celtics – while examining who is likeliest of the two to win their way to competing for […]

NASCAR develops live-race betting systems

February 12, 2019

NASCAR is embracing sports gambling NASCAR is looking to make car racing more than just about the cars and the tracks. It recently got into eSports and is now looking to grab a piece of the sports gambling industry, as well. The organization has announced that some of the tracks that host NASCAR events will […]

The ACR Sportsbook Minute: Golden Stat of NBA Betting

February 11, 2019

Welcome back to the ACR Sportsbook Minute where we’re sporting an incredible 100% strike-rate over a huge sample size of exactly one game! Today’s action looks at three teams that fall under the “Golden Stat of NBA Betting” and explores one potential strategy for betting on heavy favorites, as well as in-game betting.

Sports gambling in South Dakota faces difficult road

February 11, 2019

The newly-elected governor has repeatedly spoken out against gambling expansion Although a sports gambling bill in South Dakota was already approved by a legislative committee, the road ahead for legalized gambling remains difficult and is not going to be without challenges. Most notably, the state’s new governor, Kristi Noem, has said on more than one […]

The ACR Sportsbook Minute: NBA-betting breakdown

February 8, 2019

Today’s Americas Cardroom Sportsbook Pick Of The Day features an intriguing matchup between the high-powered defense of the Miami Heat and the hyper-paced offense of the Sacramento Kings. Before making a bet on this game, there are a number of factors to consider including the teams’ prior history, Against The Spread records, and trade-deadline movements. […]

Turner Sports, Caesars sign sponsorship deal

February 8, 2019

Caesars Entertainment will build a Bleacher Report studio at Caesars Palace Caesars Entertainment and Turner Sports have announced a joint partnership that will see the development of gaming-related sports content. The two companies issued a press release on the subject yesterday, indicating that Caesars will build a Bleacher Report studio at its famous Caesars Palace […]

Sports gambling legislation not slowing down

February 7, 2019

Several states are pushing forward, despite the DOJ’s opinion Shelly can try all he wants, but he’s not going to reverse the opinions of states’ lawmakers. Despite the Department of Justice (DOJ) recently backtracking in its view of the Federal Wire Act, sports gambling legislation in the US is alive and well, and is still […]

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