Lots of pent-up demand for sports betting

DraftKings has gone public, so now we have another public company that can help track the huge sports betting industry. Naturally, sports betting has ground to a halt during the Coronavirus pandemic, but there is a ton of pent-up demand as fans can’t wait to see sports return.

DraftKings has also become a full-blown online casino as well as Jim Cramer explains in this video.

  

Sports betting thrives in New Jersey

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One year after the Supreme Court opened the floodgates to states allowing sports gambling, New Jersey is killing it with sports bets. The casinos and racetracks in New Jersey that take sports bets took almost $314 million of sports bets in April. That’s 6 months in a row that sports wagering exceeded $300 million.

More states are rushing to add sports gambling, which will change this landscape considerably. It will be interesting to see how this affects the sportsbooks in Las Vegas, and also if New Jersey slows down as more states get in on the action.

On the other hands, the sports leagues and broadcasters are going all in as well with more content for betters, so we should see this market grow considerably.

For gamblers in many states, you’ll no longer need to go to Las Vegas when you want to have a fun weekend in the sportsbook. That will be a treat for many of us!

  

The Top NFL Scorers in History – 15 of the Finest Rounded Up

The top 15 scorers in the history of the National Football League are listed here. All of the players on this list are placekickers, and the statistics include scoring for regular seasons only.

1. Morten Andersen: 1982–2007: 2,544 Points

Born on the 19th of August 1960 and nicknamed The Great Dane, Morten Andersen is a former NFL kicker and All-American at Michigan’s State University.

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Bettor lets it ride on the Packers

Check this out – here’s a great story of a better that started riding the Packers at the beginning of their winning streak, and now he’s letting it ride again as they prepare to face Atlanta!

  

New Jersey welcomes sports betting

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Get ready for sports betting at New Jersey casinos and race tracks. Governor Christie just signed the new bill into law, and it will be interesting to see if sports leagues like the NFL or the feds try to stop this.

The casinos in Atlantic City have been decimated as more states permit casino gambling, so now they may have sportsbooks to differentiate them again. Hell, I’m even tempted to go there now!

Let’s hope this sticks.

  

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