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Study: NBA Scorekeepers Pose Potential Integrity Risk In Official Data

A recent academic study flags official NBA scorekeepers as a potential integrity risk in the burgeoning legal sports betting market nationwide. The study, published last month in the Journal of Prediction Markets, found that that some official scorekeepers are “skewing the statistics” in various venues around the league. “[I]naccurate official statistics may trigger series ramifications […] Read More
Posted on: October 12, 2020 | Opinion Sports Betting | Staff
5Dimes

Could 5Dimes Settlement Signal Change In Federal Approach?

The U.S. Department of Justice has a long and sometimes colorful history of investigating and prosecuting offshore sports betting operators.  Remember Blue Monday when then-United States Attorney Rod Rosenstein shut down multiple online sportsbooks in 2011 and seized 10 domain names, including Bookmaker.com? Last week, the Justice Department added another entry to its ledger of […] Read More
Posted on: October 6, 2020 | Opinion Regulation Sports Betting | Ryan Rodenberg
NCAA

From ‘Irreparable Harm’ to Moneymaker: A Brief History of NCAA Sports Betting Policy

Earlier this month, NCAA member institution The University of Colorado announced a five-year agreement with PointsBet, a sports betting operator with soon-to-be headquarters in Denver. “We’re thrilled to have PointsBet as a partner and for the benefits this sponsorship will provide for our student-athletes for years to come,” said Colorado athletics director Rick George in […] Read More
Posted on: September 21, 2020 | Opinion Sports Betting | Ryan Rodenberg
Penn National

Our View: Penn National Should Hold Itself Accountable On Barstool Sports

Penn National will not save Barstool Sports from itself. It can’t. Only the willing can rehabilitate. It shouldn’t. They’re partners, not parents. What Penn National can and should do, however, is stop trying to bleach its chosen sports betting brand. It’s time to own your investment in a media company laden with racist, misogynistic, xenophobic […] Read More
Posted on: August 18, 2020 | Opinion Sports Betting | Adam Candee
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