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NFL reverses Gambling Advertising Policy – Dallas Cowboys first to sign with Casino

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the National Football League’s dealings with gambling over the years. They have long held the policy to fight against additional legalization of sports betting and they vigilantly fought each of New Jersey’s attempts over the years to expand sport betting. Even after the recent landmark decision by the Supreme Court […]

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Asks Federal Government for Sports Betting Oversight while States Fight for Their Right to Regulate

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the ongoing efforts to legalize sport betting. The Supreme Court ruled that the federal law that prevented nationwide sports betting was unconstitutional. As a result, states are now able to legalize this form of gambling. Naturally, the sports leagues are very concerned given their position has always been to oppose […]

The Trump Administration and 30 other Advocacy Groups Filed Supreme Court Briefs supporting the NFL and other’s Opposition to the New Jersey Sports Gambling Case

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the ongoing saga of events surrounding New Jersey’s attempt to legalize sports betting in their state. All attempts have resulted in failure and this latest attempt has managed to reach the Supreme Court. The issue at hand is the constitutionality of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). The […]

UPDATE: NFL to Cease Fantasy Football Marketing Efforts to Minors

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the unfortunate direction the NFL took regarding fantasy sports. Several non-profit organizations, including The National Council on Problem Gambling and the Campaign for a Commerical-Free Childhood, reached out to the NFL to express legitimate concerns over their marketing practices. In a letter to the Commissioner Roger Goodell, they outlined how […]

Nonprofit Groups Expose the NFL’s Strategy to use Fantasy Sports to Addict Kids to Gambling

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the National Football League’s (NFL) position on sports gambling. They have long held to the belief that keeping the NFL a very far distance from gambling is in the league’s best interest. Recently that position has come into question with the NFL’s interest in Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS). This new […]

Daily Fantasy Sports Companies May Lose First NFL Team Partnership Amid Insider Trading Scandal and Illegal Gambling Label

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the ongoing issues running ramped through the daily fantasy sports industry including a Class Action lawsuit, federal investigations by the FBI and US Attorney General, and numerous state actions including a Nevada shut down of DFS and general investigations by state attorney general offices as well. Now it would appear […]

Court Date Decided and Briefs Filed by NFL, MLB & Other Sport Organizations against New Jersey’s Sports Betting Legislation

Casino Watch Focus reported that the NFL, MLB, NHL and NCAA were joined by the federal government in their lawsuit against New Jersey pro-sports betting legislation.  Betting on these sports has traditionally been limited to Las Vegas, but New Jersey passed legislation looking to open wide scale sports betting in their state.  The lawsuit was […]

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 […]

Are NFL Replacement Referees Cause for Gambling Corruption Concern?

This week’s Monday Night Football (MFN) game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers sparked intense debate over an incredibly controversial ending because of a series of terrible decisions by the replacement officials, the last of which changed the outcome of the game. These replacement NFL officials have not only created havoc for […]

Is the NFL selling out on gambling?

Casino Watch Focus has long reported on the NFL’s anti-gambling position. The organization doesn’t like gambling on its sport because they know from other sports the propensity for corruption, game fixing and the devastating trail that can be left behind in gambling’s wake. When Delaware legalized single game betting on NFL games, the League vocally opposed […]

Terrell Ownens, Santana Moss and 23 other players are under investigation for violating NFL gaming operation rules

Casino Watch Focus has reported numerous times on the NFL’s anti-gambling position.  The organization doesn’t like gambling on its sport because they know from other sports the propensity for corruption, game fixing and the devastating trail that can be left behind in gambling’s wake. They also have rules in place to prevent players from being involved […]

Update: Delaware gambling law to allow NFL single game betting is overturned

Casino Watch Focus has reported that Delaware passed a law that will allow single-event betting on NFL games.  The league expressed concern for the new law and they filed an injuction against the new law.  The NFL was joined in their suit by the other major sports leagues and the NCAA.  The Jacksonville Observer reported […]

UPDATE: NFL worried Delaware sports gambling laws will spread across the US – other leagues join suit

Casino Watch Focus previously explained that Delaware passed a law that will allow single-event betting on NFL games.  Currently, only Nevada allows betting on the NFL, a practice the NFL itself has strongly opposed.  The NFL has aggressively attempted to stop or delay this new law.  An online source is pointing to a possible explosion […]

Just How did the gambling industry influenced FL’s recent gambling expansion ?

Casino Watch Focus previously reported that the Florida legislature passed a massive new gambling expansion compact with the Seminole Tribe.  It was also reported that non-tribal facilities would be expanding as well, through higher betting limits, longer hours of operation, and access to ATM machines on gambling floors.  Such attempts have failed time and time […]