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Jim Tomlin

Veteran writer and editor Jim Tomlin has more than 20 years of experience in sports journalism, covering IndyCar, NASCAR, football, soccer.
Where Chiefs Fans Can Bet on Their Team in Super Bowl 2021

Where Chiefs Fans Can Bet on Their Team in Super Bowl 2021

The defending champion Kansas City Chiefs are headed to the Super Bowl for the second year in a row and, though there are no legal sportsbooks in Missouri or Kansas, there are options in bordering states.

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Where Buccaneers & Tom Brady Fans Can Bet on Super Bowl 2021

Where Buccaneers & Tom Brady Fans Can Bet on Super Bowl 2021

For Bucs fans, the joy of your team playing the Super Bowl in its home stadium is mitigated somewhat by a lack of betting options. In New England, where interest in Tom Brady is sure to be very high, it’s a different story.

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Where You Can Legally Bet On Super Bowl 2021 Buccaneers vs Chiefs

Where You Can Legally Bet On Super Bowl 2021 Buccaneers vs Chiefs

The Super Bowl is the biggest single day of sports betting in America and, after Michigan and Virginia residents can now enjoy placing their wagers as they joined the parade of states where NFL betting is available at legal, regulated, online sportsbooks.

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Messi Stays at Barcelona But Oddsmakers Back Their Rivals

Messi Stays at Barcelona But Oddsmakers Back Their Rivals

Superstar Lionel Messi announced Friday, after a long transfer saga, that he is staying at Barcelona, the only professional soccer club he has ever known. But Barcelona remains a soccer betting underdog both in La Liga and in the UEFA Champions League.

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NBA Postpones Wednesday Games After Bucks Refuse to Play

NBA Postpones Wednesday Games After Bucks Refuse to Play

The NBA puts three games on hold after the Bucks boycott their scheduled game against the Magic in the wake of a police shooting in Wisconsin. Three MLB games and three WNBA games are also postponed.

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Biggest Sports Betting Scandals

Biggest Sports Betting Scandals

What are the biggest sports betting scandals in America and what were the changes, if any, that came about as a result? Bookies.com takes a deeper dive.

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Premier League Plans June 17 Return As Soccer Bettors Await

Premier League Plans June 17 Return As Soccer Bettors Await

The Premier League, England’s top soccer competition, plans two games on June 17 and a full slate of games on the following weekend, according to a report in London newspaper The Daily Telegraph.

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Premier League Allowed To Restart June 1 But Clubs Must Vote

Premier League Allowed To Restart June 1 But Clubs Must Vote

The English Premier League will be allowed to start any time after June 1 after the UK announces easing of certain coronavirus-related restrictions, according to a report.

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Horse Racing 50-Cent Online Parlay Bet Pays More Than $500K

Horse Racing 50-Cent Online Parlay Bet Pays More Than $500K

A bettor turns a 50-cent wager into $524,966.50 on a Pick 5 ticket thanks to three longshot bets on the April 11 card at Gulfstream Park in Florida.

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Pennsylvania Sports Handle Rises in January to Buck Trend

Pennsylvania Sports Handle Rises in January to Buck Trend

The ease of mobile betting helps Pennsylvania set another monthly sports betting handle record even with football betting opportunities tapering off.

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Cardinals’ Josh Shaw Suspended for Betting on NFL Games

Cardinals’ Josh Shaw Suspended for Betting on NFL Games

Josh Shaw, an Arizona Cardinals cornerback currently on season-long injured reserve, is suspended from the National Football League until early 2021 for betting on NFL games, the league said.

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Omaha Beach Scratched, Game Winner Made New Derby Favorite

Omaha Beach Scratched, Game Winner Made New Derby Favorite

Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach had to pull out of Saturday’s race with a respiratory condition called entrapped epiglottis. Trainer Richard Mandella pulled Omaha Beach out when the horse had trouble breathing after a morning workout.

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