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Sports Betting Plus Bad Officiating Equals Badder Beats

Sports Betting Plus Bad Officiating Equals Badder Beats
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On the eve of the Hall of Fame Game and potentially the first very bad officiating decision of the NFL season, hosts Brant James and Ryan Butler dissect how technology and sports betting blend with human fallibility or rulebook loopholes to create noxious mess.

Also, FanDuel chief marketing officer Mike Raffensperger stops by to discuss an incursion into Pennsylvania.

Badder Beats Episode 38

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State legislatures update

Iowa legislative update.
Ryan Butler guarantees that legal sports betting is coming to Iowa on Aug. 15.
What will be the first legal sports bet in Iowa? Hawkeyes? Cyclones?
Expect about a dozen sportsbooks to be ready on Aug. 15.
North Carolina will become a legal sports betting state.
North Carolina residents will be able to bet on the Tar Heels and Blue Devils legally, if they’re willing to drive to the mountains.

Interview with FanDuel CMO Mike Raffensperger

On launching a mobile product into Pennsylvania.
A significant crossing, except this time from New Jersey into Pennsylvania.
A significant crossing, except this time from New Jersey into Pennsylvania.
On catching up with SugarHouse, Parx and Rivers and what Apple has to do with it.
On how to win the Philadelphia market.
Don't bet and drive.

On Bad Calls and Sports Betting

On the Twitter age, television and bad calls.
And how sports betting plays into it.
Saints fans finally score some satisfaction. Maybe.
Gambler vs. Fan.
Expect your games to get a lot longer if you seek accuracy.


Hall of Fame Game betting.
Which Gruden gets fired first?

Where to Find Episode 38 on Social Media
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Brant James on Twitter
Ryan Butler on Twitter
Mike Raffensperger on Twitter

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