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When sports gambling suits a sports owner, or makes a sports owner money, then there is no problem with sports gambling. That was true when sports leagues started teaming up with fantasy sports which really was sports gambling not a game of skill, and that trend has continued since the Supreme Court of the United States legalized sports gambling and allowed sports gambling to expand beyond Nevada and Delaware.
The National Basketball Association’s regular season is near and it appears the 30 owners are reasonably happy with the economics of the league and even if they are not, there is little they can do because the collective bargaining agreement with the players has at least another five years before they or the players can pull the plug on the pact.
For those who view the Mark Davis owned Oakland Raiders as a chaotic franchise, those people are going to get an opportunity to watch other situations unfold.
The National Football League regular season is near and there is more gambling available to consumers during the 2018 season
The debate on John McCain’s effectiveness as a United States Senator from Arizona between 1987 and 2018 will go on. In the sports world, McCain had a mixed record. He supported the revocation of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday in Arizona in 1987.
College football remains enormously popular and that might grow as more states get into the legalized gambling game. Nevada, Delaware and New Jersey are up and going, West Virginia will start soon followed by Mississippi and Pennsylvania.
The July numbers are in from sports betting in New Jersey. Three casinos and two racetracks took more than $40 million in bets. Overall, $57 million has been wagered in the Garden State from June 14, when sports betting started in New Jersey, through July 31.
It probably should come as no surprise that the National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver has signed a deal with the Las Vegas-based MGM Grand Hotel, which is also a sports betting casino that allows the hotel to become the Official Data Partner of the NBA.
Sportsbooks have opened in Delaware and New Jersey is slowly expanding the availability of sports betting with another Atlantic City hotel offering the service starting on June 28 and the promise of sports betting at the Meadowlands racetrack about seven miles from midtown Manhattan by July 15th.
Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League, Major League Soccer and the National Basketball Association do business in Canada and now the leagues have a new problem facing them.