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- Colorado bettors wager over $25 million in first month of legal betting.
- How do empty stadiums influence the game of football?
- NFL working on rules for new season.
- FIFA reveals schedule for 2022 World Cup.
- New York to convene special session on sports betting legislation
Colorado bettors wager over $25 million in first month of legal betting
Coloradans placed $25.6 million in bets during the first month of legal sports betting in their state. The industry kicked off on May 1, and despite the absence of major US sports, managed to attract a lot of interest from bettors.
Sports fans in Colorado were at first limited to wagering on ping pong, golf, UFC fights, NASCAR and Korean baseball.
Currently, with the come back of soccer leagues around the world, the bookmakers’ offer is getting more diversified. Read more
How do empty stadiums influence the game of football?
What is the real role of fans in a game of football? How does their presence influence the outcome? And does their absence materially change the way the game is played?
The coronavirus crisis has forced football leagues around the world to halt their seasons, and when they came back, most of them didn’t allow fans to the venues.
How does the absence of the supporters influence the home-field advantage? What about the crowd’s pressure on referees decisions? Read more
NFL working on rules for new season
The NFL works on developing COVID-19 protocols for a return to play.
According to reports from ESPN one of the major obstacles in negotiations with players is how to classify COVID-19 if a player contracts the virus during practice or a game throughout the 2020 season.
It is also not clear how the NFL and NFLPA will deal with the 2020 revenues, which will likely be reduced. Read more
FIFA reveals schedule for 2022 World Cup
Al Bayt Stadium will be the stage for hosts Qatar to kick off the tournament on Monday, 21 November 2022 at 13:00 local time (11:00 CET). FIFA confirmed the schedule of the tournament.
During the group stage, four games per day will be played. The final match will kick off on December 18 at 18:00 at Lusail Stadium in front of an 80,000 crowd. Read more
New York to convene special session on sports betting legislation
Though sports betting is already legal in the state of New York, it is still confined to four casinos. And while New York debates the need for a constitutional amendment for online sports betting, the neighbouring New Jersey reaps all the benefits.
Data shows that over $800 million went from New York to New Jersey via sports betting. Is this situation going to change soon? There are rumours that NY state lawmakers are going to convene a special session for sports betting. Read more
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