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NCAA Unveils COVID-19 Protocols For 2020 College Basketball Season

NCAA Unveils COVID-19 Protocols For 2020 College Basketball Season
INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA College Basketball season is set to continue with new coronavirus protection guidelines curated by the partnership between the NCAA Sports Science Institute and the NCAA COVID-19 Medical Advisory Group. The new guidelines will have student-athletes and staff strictly follow safety protocols every time they enter a facility. There will also be regular testing for staff and ...

Titans, Vikings Close Facilities After Positive COVID-19 Tests

Titans, Vikings Close Facilities After Positive COVID-19 Tests
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Titans and Minnesota Vikings have shut down their facilities following positive COVID-19 test results from several Titans players and staff. Three players as well as five staff members tested positive for the coronavirus, and as they last played the Vikings, Minnesota was forced to shut down their facilities as well. No word as to whom the players are, but both facilities are set

Chiefs Monday Night Football Win Gives Sportsbooks A Big Loss

Chiefs Monday Night Football Win Gives Sportsbooks A Big Loss
NEW YORK - Sportsbooks suffered a loss and just barely escaped a bigger loss after the Monday Night Football matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Baltimore Ravens resulted in the underdog hitting the money line and the Over/Under hitting the Under by 1 point. The Chiefs were +150 underdogs going into the game which caused books to take a pretty big hit because of the many bettors who placed wagers on ...

Churchill Downs Opens BetAmerica Sportsbook In Michigan’s Upper Peninsula

Churchill Downs Opens BetAmerica Sportsbook In Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
HARRIS, Mich. – Churchill Downs, Inc. has opened a BetAmerica Sportsbook location in Harris, Michigan at the Island Resort & Casino. BetAmerica is Churchill Downs' official platform for all sports wagering and iGaming that the company offers nationwide. The grand opening of the newest expansion to the casino was held on Friday after a partnership was made between BetAmerica and the Hannahville Indian ...

Best Odds For The First Presidential Debate Prop Bets

Best Odds For The First Presidential Debate Prop Bets
CLEVELAND – The first Presidential Debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic Dominee VP Joe Biden has bettors taking action at online sportsbooks. There are several prop bets that are garnering a lot of attention, including “will Trump wear a mask” and “who will take the first drink of water.” With the variety of situations taking place this year, sports bettors are also taking action on what will be ...

Tennessee Titans Name BetMGM First Official Sports Betting Partner

Tennessee Titans Name BetMGM First Official Sports Betting Partner
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - On Monday, the Tennessee Titans announced a partnership with the market-leading sports betting and gaming platform, BetMGM, making the company the franchise’s first official sports betting partner. This agreement is historic for the state because it is the first-ever official deal between a professional sports team and a sports betting platform to happen in Tennessee. This is a perfect time ...

Senate Heavily Favored To Confirm Amy Coney Barrett Before Election

Senate Heavily Favored To Confirm Amy Coney Barrett Before Election
WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald Trump has nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to take the seat in the Supreme Court that is now vacant after Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing. Joe Biden, the Presidential candidate representing the Democratic Party, is urging GOP Senators to not make any decisions until after Election Day. With many reasons as to why he hopes this will be the case, he also states Bader Ginsburg’s ...

Caesars Lowballs William Hill For Acquisition Of Company

Caesars Lowballs William Hill For Acquisition Of Company
LAS VEGAS – Caesars Entertainment, Inc. put in a bid of $3.7 billion to buy out William Hill’s U.S. sportsbook and internet operations the U.K. sports betting company announced on Friday. A similar proposal by Apollo Global Management, Inc. was also made, making two potential buyers for William Hill. While the sports wagering business is said to be worth $4 billion, their potential to earn high-profit dividends ...

ZenSports Works To Expand In US Market After Investment Round

ZenSports Works To Expand In US Market After Investment Round
RENO, Nev. - The peer-to-peer sports betting marketplace ZenSports has acquired $1.4 million in new investments as it works to expand to the US market starting in Nevada. The round of investment funding which happened in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic has shown many investors are driving to online gaming and sports betting companies rapidly. LAUNCH, led by tech entrepreneur Jason Calacanis, and Cube Magic

Chicago Bears First Sports Betting Partner Is PointsBet

Chicago Bears First Sports Betting Partner Is PointsBet
CHICAGO – The Chicago Bears are now part of the sports betting world as the team has partnered with PointsBet. PointsBet is the first official sports betting partner for the Chicago Bears. Being the Bears’ first legal sports betting partner, PointsBet has plenty to gain with this partnership. Details Of A New Partnership The partnership between the Bears and PointsBet allows the sports betting company to have ...