South Dakota Posts First Sports Betting Handle Numbers

South Dakota Posts First Sports Betting Handle Numbers
Many states rushed to launch sports betting in September because of the beginning of football season. Football is the most wagered sport in the United States, so it produces large betting handles. New Jersey and Nevada headlined the national sports betting industry in September with massive handles. However, these two states were not the only markets making noise during the month. South Dakota posted its first handle, and the state had a strong start to its sports betting history. Debut Sports Read more [...]

Louisiana Set to Launch Sports Betting November 1

Louisiana Set to Launch Sports Betting November 1
The path to legal sports betting in Louisiana has been much more challenging than anticipated, and there have been some major speed bumps along the way. We finally have a new launch date, though, after the state has spent the last few weeks trying to regroup. The Louisiana Gaming Control Board has been holding emergency meetings to try and get this industry up and running. Legal sportsbooks will be available on Monday, November 1. The Louisiana Gaming Control Board recently met with the Louisiana Read more [...]

Chicago Bears at Tampa Bay Buccaneers Solid Betting Pick

Justin Fields makes the fifth start of his career in the Chicago Bears at Tampa Bay Buccaneers match-up, while Tom Brady also makes his 306th career start. Fields have thrown two touchdown passes in his career. Brady has 598 and is looking to become the first player in NFL history to reach 600. Chicago Bears (+13.5) It is not fair to compare Justin Fields to Tom Brady. It is not fair to compare the Chicago Bears to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Las Vegas seems to agree, and they have made the Read more [...]

New Jersey Sees the $1 Billion Mark in Sports Betting for September

New Jersey is officially the biggest sports betting market in the United States after a record month of September. Football season has brought records to the state, and this is apparent by the September handle. New Jersey surpassed $1 billion in placed bets during the month of September. This was the first time in legal sports betting history where a state had a $1 billion handle. New Jersey Sets Record Football season is the biggest betting season in the United States. Many states drastically Read more [...]

Buffalo Bills at Kansas City Chiefs Betting Preview

Here's my Buffalo Bills at Kansas City Chiefs preview and prediction. Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs storylines have changed since we first got excited about these two teams on the schedule. Buffalo's defense has looked like the '85 Bears, while Kansas City's defense has them looking more vulnerable than they have in three seasons. The teams look slightly different from when we saw them play in the AFC Championship Game, but the ultimate stakes between two Super Bowl contenders remain the Read more [...]

Dallas Cowboys at Los Angeles Chargers Betting Preview

A year ago, two teams undone by injuries were looking to see their good young quarterbacks take them back to the postseason in 2021. Here's our Dallas Cowboys at Los Angeles Chargers betting preview. Dallas Cowboys The Cowboys' offense got off to a great start in 2020, then Dak Prescott was out for the season with a fracture of his ankle, and the wheels came off on the season Fast forward a year, and Dak Prescott looks healthy, and the Cowboys in Week 1 showed that their offense is still Read more [...]

Seattle Seahawks at Pittsburgh Steelers Betting Preview

The last time the Steelers played the Seahawks, Russell Wilson threw for 300 yards, and Ben Roethlisberger left the game with a season-ending injury. Now it’s Wilson facing a long-term injury, and Roethlisberger is coming off his best season game. Seattle Seahawks The last time someone other than Russell Wilson started at quarterback for Seattle was in 2011. And that was only because Wilson was still in college in 2011. Since coming into the league, he has started 149 of a possible Read more [...]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New England Patriots Betting Preview

NFL officials would have walked over broken glass to have this matchup last year. But waiting a season actually benefits the intrigue, as now Tom Brady, safely ensconced with the defending Super Bowl champions in Tampa Bay, faces Mac Jones, his heir apparent in New England. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (-6.5) Some of the bloom is off the rose after Tampa Bay was beaten soundly by the Rams last Sunday. Instead of giving the Patriots the opportunity to hand Tom Brady his first loss, it will be a chance Read more [...]

Sports Betting Observes Increase With Massive Totals in 2 Midwestern States

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Throughout the summer months, the sports betting numbers were vastly disappointing across the United States, but this is typically a slow time for the the sports betting industry. Football is the most popular sport to bet on in the United States, which usually brings in plenty of action in the Fall at the start of the NFL season and college football season. There are two midwestern states, Illinois and Iowa, that recently announced their monthly sports betting totals, and there totals were extremely Read more [...]

Connecticut Sports Betting Put on Hold

PASPA Overturned
The launch of online sports betting in Connecticut has been put on hold. There is legal retail wagering in the state, but the implementation of widespread internet betting is still being handled. Retail sports wagering has been a success after a week of usage, but Connecticut needs mobile betting to take advantage of the entire population. The planned launch for mobile sports betting in Connecticut was scheduled for Thursday. However, there was a delay in the Memorandums of Understandings in Read more [...]