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Brant James

Brant James has written for SI.com, ESPN.com, USA TODAY and the Tampa Bay Times, among other publications.
Sports Betting Has Critical Role for Arena Football League

Sports Betting Has Critical Role for Arena Football League

Sports betting markets are a major consideration for the struggling Arena Football League, which hosts its title game this weekend. The AFL has welcomed an expansion team in Atlantic City, and teams from two states where sports betting is legal will meet for the championship.

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Warren Surges Into Tie With Biden As Democratic Co-Favorite

Warren Surges Into Tie With Biden As Democratic Co-Favorite

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has pulled even with former Vice President Joe Biden at +250 odds according to 888Sport in the UK for the Democratic nomination for U.S. President.

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Pennsylvania MLB Stadiums Testing Grounds For Sports Betting

Pennsylvania MLB Stadiums Testing Grounds For Sports Betting

The Pirates and Phillies will be interesting cases as Pennsylvania’s mobile sports betting program finally gets underway, nearly a year after the Keystone State legalizes sports betting. MLB is cautious about sports wagering at its parks even a century after the Black Sox scandal.

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Black Sox Scholar on What You Have Wrong About Scandal

Black Sox Scholar on What You Have Wrong About Scandal

The Chicago White Sox threw the 1919 World Series against the Cincinnati Reds. That much is beyond dispute. But with the scandal’s 100th anniversary approaching and baseball warming up to the legalized sports betting which is spreading in 2019, there are a lot of myths surrounding the “Black Sox.” Jacob Pomrenke, an expert on the scandal, talks to Bookies.com and the “Badder Beats” podcast to shed light on the Black Sox story.

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Major Athletes Who Could Reap Legal Sportsbook Ad Rewards

Major Athletes Who Could Reap Legal Sportsbook Ad Rewards

As legalized sports betting spreads, endorsement opportunities in the industry are also bound to grow, and retired athletes might well become the faces in front of many advertising campaigns as the practice gains acceptance.

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Q&A: Miller, Davidow on Writing The Logic of Sports Betting

Q&A: Miller, Davidow on Writing The Logic of Sports Betting

Ed Miller and Matthew Davidow, both poker players who came to their partnership as data modelers from different backgrounds, had decided to write a book on sports betting before the Supreme Court made legalized sports betting a national possibility.

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Rebuck: New Jersey Likely Won't Surpass Nevada, But New York Could

Rebuck: New Jersey Likely Won't Surpass Nevada, But New York Could

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Nevada Handles Record $581 Million in November Sports Bets

Nevada Handles Record $581 Million in November Sports Bets

Nevada November earnings report

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PGA Tour Sees Sports Betting as Link to Sustainability

PGA Tour Sees Sports Betting as Link to Sustainability

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