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New Interest Group to Represent Online Gambling in the U.S.

iDevelopment and Economic Association Lately, we have seen a lot of news about the legalization of online gambling in the United States which include the attempt to legalize online gambling in New York.  As the legalization of sports betting and online gambling is making more headway every year, it was only a matter of time before a new interest group would be formed to represent the legalization of online gambling.

This week, the iDevelopment and Economic Association (iDEA) announced its formation as the first trade association to exclusively represent the online gambling industries in the United States. The goals of iDEA is to advocate the many different types of internet gambling which include online poker, bingo, sports betting, casinos (digital and live dealer) and lotteries.

The first thing the group has done so far is to publish a white paper called, “Economic Impact of New Jersey Gaming: Lessons Learned” which is a case study on how New Jersey passed their online gambling law and how it affected their economy.

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Nevada Commission Approves August 26 Date for the Mayweather-McGregor Fight

Nevada Commission Approves August 26 Date for the Mayweather-McGregor FightOver the weekend, rumors were quickly spreading about a possible fight between World Boxing champion, Floyd Mayweather and MMA fighting champion, Conor McGregor. 

The rumors started when the Floyd Mayweather Production was going to request a meeting with the Nevada State Athletic Commission to formally fight McGregor on August 26, 2017.  Later on, Mayweather Promotions said that the request had been retracted.

It now looks like the retraction never took place as the Nevada State Athletic Commission has just approved Mayweather Promotions’ request to have a boxing event on August 26 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

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The NBA Finals Are Finally Here: Game 1 Prediction

The NBA Finals Are Finally Here: Game 1 PredictionThe NBA finals are finally here and It comes as no surprise to many sports handicappers that this year’s NBA Finals will have the Cleveland going head to head against the Golden State Warriors.  The Warriors are looking to get back at the Cavaliers for the loss they incurred at last year’s NBA Finals but who can say which team will come out on top.

This will be the first time in the NBA that the two same teams will be playing for three years straight.  Both teams certainly deserve to be in the NBA Finals with the Golden State Warriors with a 12-0 season and the Cleveland Cavaliers with as 12-1 season.

In fact, unless you are a Warriors or a Cavaliers fan, this NBA season has been a bit of a bore with these two teams dominating the league.

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Virtual Sports Betting Expanding into the US

Virtual Sports Betting Expanding into the USVirtual sports betting games has been in the European market for over a decade and in Africa, Virtual sports betting has begun to gain a foothold as a crowd favorite.  This year, the United States will begin rolling out this new fun game that is a mix between a casino game and a sports betting game.

Several European based gambling companies will be bringing virtual sports betting to the US in hope that it performs even better in U.S. based casinos and sportsbooks. 

Currently, virtual sports betting makes up for roughly 20% of the revenue of its betting shops and has a proven track record as a winner.

Even though virtual sports betting is considered a “filler” type of sports betting game because it allows people to bet on sports in–between sporting event and races. 

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Super Bowl 51 Early Odds – Falcons vs. Patriots

Super Bowl 51 Early Odds – Falcons vs. PatriotsIn less than two short weeks, the New England Patriots will be taking on the Atlanta Falcons to see which team will be crowned the King of the NFL! 

It was no big surprised to the football handicappers that last Sunday, the Patriots defeated the Steelers; however, the books did not expect the Falcons to cover the spread when they crushed the Packers with a final score of 44-21.

Now that both teams are set for Super Bowl 51, the big question is whether the Falcons can defeat the Patriots.  The Patriots are no strangers to being in the Super Bowl headline and this will be their 7th Super Bowl under Bill Belichick and Tom Brady at the helm.

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2017 NFL Playoff Betting Predictions

2017 NFL Playoff Betting PredictionsIt’s crunch time with Super Bowl LI less than a month away and the online sportsbooks and the football handicappers are work overtime making and taking bets for NFL Divisional round this weekend.

So let’s take a look at the early NFL Playoff prediction based on the early odds and the current player injury roster.

Seahawks vs. Falcons Betting Prediction

The Falcons are the big favorite against the Seattle Seahawks according to most online sportsbooks like BetOnline.ag which is giving Atlanta a -5 point spread at a -225 money line.

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Asian Handicap Style Betting is the Future of Betting in America

Asian Handicap Style Betting is the Future of Betting in AmericaEvolution is what makes us stronger and better.  It is evident in all aspects of our daily lives and sports betting, is no exception as can be seen with the increased popularity of Asian Handicap in America. 

Sports bettors are becoming smarter and more informed about betting and they are always looking for that one thing that will give them the winning edge when they place a bet. 

This has in turn led to more people adopting Asian Handicap which is also known as Asian betting and Asian handicap betting style. Look out America because Asian Handicap is the next evolution in sports betting!

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The NFL will have 4 Games in London for the 2017 Season

The NFL will have 4 Games in London for the 2017 SeasonIt’s official, the NFL will now hold four regular season games in London for the 2017-2018 NFL Season.  NFL teams have been going head-to-head in London on a regular basis since 2007.  It seems like every other year they have been adding more games to the London roster and next season, they have upped the ante with four games.

This is one more than this year and it seems like NFL British fans just can’t get enough!  This year, 2 out of three games were played at Wembley Stadium and one at Twickenhan

So far, all we know is that the Miami Dolphins will play the New Orleans Saints and the rest of the matchups and venue location for the London games will be announced on Tuesday.

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Injuries that will affect your NFL Week 14 Betting

Injuries that will affect your NFL Week 14 BettingWe are now about to go into Week 14 of the NFL and by now most of us and the football handicappers have a good idea as to which team will make the playoffs.  This is of course, except for a few teams that are not on maybe-ground for the playoffs.

For example, the Dallas Cowboys just might clinch a playoff spot if the Redskins or the Packers lose on Sunday but of course, they would rather make the playoffs by defeating the Giants. 

One the other end of the spectrum we have the Atlanta Falcons. After last Sunday’s 29-28 defeat by the Chiefs, the Falcons are now on shaky grounds about making the playoffs and winning the NFC South.

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NFL Sunday Week 11 Predictions

NFL Sunday Week 11 PredictionsNFL week 10 was certainly an interesting one with lots of upsets and a few injuries like Julian Edelman getting injured and now on the limited list with a possibility of playing this Sunday.

They are still a lot of hopefuls for the playoffs but we know for sure that the Browns, the Jaguars, the Bears and the 49ers are now just playing for show.

This Sunday, most football handicappers have pretty much have their picks out and so do we.

Denver Broncos vs. New Orleans Saints

For this matchup, the bookies and the Vegas handicappers are both certain that it will be a close games giving the Saints the edge.

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Top NFL Injuries that will affect Your NFL Week 8 Betting

Top NFL Injuries that will affect Your NFL Week 8 BettingNFL Week 7 is over and this means that NFL teams are now licking their wounds and taking into account how the wounded will affect the roster for the upcoming Week 8 of the NFL. 

It would be a very long article if we went into all of the NFL injured players and how it will affect your football betting so let’s just go into the top injuries that may affect your betting bankroll!

Buffalo Bills vs. New England Patriot

When it comes to handicapping the Patriots they are in most cases the favorite to win any game but here is a kicker that may affect the point spread when they take on the Bills this Sunday at 1PM Et.

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