Archive for December, 2015

Future of Sports Betting

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

Sports BettingESPN estimated that $95 billion will be bet on NFL and NCAA college football in the 2015-16 season. In comparison, NFL as a whole, which is more powerful and more profitable than it has ever been before, will make roughly $12 billion this year. While $95 billion is a staggering number, what might be even more staggering is that 96% of that 95 billion will be gambled illegally.

That’s a tremendous amount of unregulated gambling going on in the United States and a potential industry ready to flourish. Just looking at explosion of websites like FanDuel and DraftKing, which have recently run into legal issues of their own, there’s no doubt that there’s an incredible demand for organized betting.

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Getting Ready for March Madness

Monday, December 14th, 2015

march-madnessIn my opinion, March Madness is the best sporting event in the world. The opening rounds on Thursday and Friday is packed with action and every year there is guaranteed drama and at least one unexpected Cinderella team. It may be December, but College Basketball is happening now and March is not too far away.

There are some great teams this year and people are already picking winners. Here are the current favorites based on Vegas odds:

  •  Duke – 7/1
  • Kansas – 9/1
  • Kentucky – 9/1
  • North Carolina – 9/1

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