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Despite Recent Supreme Court Ruling, most NCAA March Madness Gambling will be Illegal and Cost Employers Millions in Lost Productivity

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the ongoing problems that come with the NCAA March Madness tournament each year. Millions is lost to employers through a decline in work place productivity and people continue to gamble away money at unprecedented rates. Most of this gambling is illegal and despite the recent legalization of sports betting by […]

NCAA March Madness Likely to Lead to Billions in Gambling and Lost Workplace Productivity

Just as the country has calmed down from the huge wave of Super Bowl gambling, a new Selection Sunday and NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament signals the beginning of another gambling craze.  As the sports world gears up for another year of March Madness its important to understand the impact that office pools have on employers […]

Billions to be lost in gambling & work productivity as we enter NCAA March Madness

Selection Sunday will signal the beginning of a gambling craze.  As Warren Buffet offers a billion dollars to a perfect bracket, more and more people will interested in filling out brackets.  As the country gears up for another year of March Madness its important to understand the impact that office pools have on employers and […]

Florida Lottery Blurs NCAA Gambling Lines by Using College Football Teams in Promotion

Casino Watch Focus has long reported that the NCAA has a strong anti-gambling stance.  They have a strict policy preventing players and staff from gambling on games, and they almost always legally oppose expanded gambling efforts that put college games at risk.  Various state are allowed to allow sports gambling, the most notable being Nevada, […]

2013 NCAA Basketball Tournament Underway: Billions to be Gambled and Billions to be Lost

Selection Sunday has passed and the Bracketolgoy can now begin. As the country gears up for another year of March Madness its important to understand the impact that office pools have on employers and the communities. Obviously, not all office pools will result in gambling, however, a vast majority do involve illegal gambling. A USAtody […]

UPDATE: NCAA Pulls Ban After NJ Sports Betting Law Struck Down by Courts

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the ongoing efforts of New Jersey to enact a sports betting law that is opposed by the NCAA, NFL, MLB, NHL and most recently the Federal Government.  The bill was passed and then immediate challenged in court.  An online source is reporting that the law has been struck down: […]

NFL, MLB, NHL and NCAA Joined by Federal Government in Lawsuit Against New Jersey Sports Betting Legislation

Casino Watch Focus reported that all virtually all the major sports organizations joined together in a lawsuit to stop a recently passed law in New Jersey.  Its certainly not the first time the NFL or others have sought to defeat sports betting gambling expansion, but in an interesting turn of events, the Federal Government is […]

The NFL, along with MLB, NHL & the NCAA, sue to stop NJ sports betting

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the NFL’s opposition to gambling on their games.  Outside of Las Vegas, no other states have the same type of open sports type gambling that draws the ire of the NFL.  Delaware attempted to pass a single-event betting law for NFL games, but as Casino Watch Focus reported, the […]

NCAA March Madness tops Super Bowl in gambling

Casino Watch Focus reported that the Super Bowl is know as the largest gambling sports event pointing to over $8 billion in gambling each year since 2007.  This year the estimate gambling amount grew to over $10 billion.  Casino Watch Focus also reported that NCAA March Madness would result in billions of dollars lost in […]

Billions to be lost in gambling & work productivity as the First Four passes and we enter NCAA March Madness

Selection Sunday has passed and the First Four are in the books.  As the country gears up for another year of March Madness its important to understand the impact that office pools have on employers and the communities. Obviously, not all office pools will result in gambling, however, a vast majority do involve illegal gambling. […]

NCAA March Madness Gambling will cost the workforce billions

March 14, 2011 will be Selection Sunday, the day the NCAA college basketball national tournament players will be selected and seeded in the tournament.  As we enter into another year of March Madness its important to understand the impact that office pools have on employers and the communities. Obviously, not all office pools will result […]

Selection Sunday: NCAA March Madness Gambling will cost the workforce billions

Today is known in the sports world as Seleciton Sunday, the day the NCAA college basketball national tournament players will be selected and seeded in the tournament.  As we enter into another year of March Madness its important to understand the impact that office pools have on employers and the communities. Obviously, not all office […]

Supreme Court Betting Case Lawsuit Against NFL and other Sports Leagues Shot Down by Court

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the New Jersey Monmouth Park lawsuit against the sports leagues in the wake of the Supreme Court legalizing sports betting. For years New Jersey attempted to legalize sports gambling, and for years, the courts shot down all their efforts. In the states most recent attempt however, the managed to get […]

New Jersey’s Monmouth Park looks to Sue Sports Leagues now that the Supreme Court has legalized Sports Betting

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the ongoing efforts by New Jersey to legalize sports betting. Four years after numerous legal losses and failed attempts, they finally presented a winning argument to the Supreme Court to overturn the existing legislation that limited sports betting to Las Vegas. The driving force behind all those legal defeats was […]

UPDATE: Supreme Court Strikes down Federal Sports Betting Ban, Creates ‘Wild West’ for Sports Gambling and Potential Devastation for Problem Gamblers

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the ongoing efforts lead by New Jersey to reverse federal bans of sports betting. After many failed attempts, New Jersey has finally succeeded in opening the door for them to regulate sports gambling. This obviously opens the door for every state as well, and the ramifications will be serious. In […]