NFL Owners Vote Yes To Expanded Rooney Rule

Ben Hamill - May 21, 2020

The on Tuesday passed what is possibly one of the most important votes that can be passed by any business, sport-focused or otherwise, which is to improve opportunities for minorities to be appointed in executive positions. In the case o...Read More

Miami Dolphins’ Don Shula Dies Aged 90

Ben Hamill - May 06, 2020

NFL legend and former Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula has died. The 90-year old inspired terms like “winningest” being coined within the ranks of professional league football and is widely regarded as a man who helped write the...Read More

Rob Gronkowski To Trade Fox For Tom Brady

Ben Hamill - April 23, 2020

The show isn’t over for retired NFL footballer Rob Gronkowski. The 30-year-old former Patriots tight-end caused quite the stir when on Tuesday afternoon he made the shock announcement that he is officially coming out of retirement. ...Read More

Former Vikings QB Tarvaris Jackson Has Died

Ben Hamill - April 15, 2020

Ex-NFL player and former Vikings QB Tarvaris Jackson, 36, died in a car crash on Sunday evening, Alabama authorities have confirmed. The former quarterback’s car had reportedly left the road whilst driving on Pike Road, which is abo...Read More

Tampa Bay Bucs Unveil New Colours

Ben Hamill - April 11, 2020

 won’t be resembling orange creamy puff pies during his debut season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs revealed their new attire on Tuesday, and fans no doubt let out a collective sigh of relief that the franchise won&rsq...Read More

New Orleans Saints Hero Tom Dempsey Has Died

Ben Hamill - April 06, 2020

Ex- record kicker and New Orleans Saints football hero Tom Dempsey has died from Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel human Coronavirus. The 73-year-old, long-time NFL Saints sweetheart and the man whose 64-yard field goal remained u...Read More

NFL Sponsorships Driven By Gambling Industry

Ben Hamill - February 05, 2020

The NFL is nothing short of a royal cash cow. This is also the biggest reason behind its 32 football franchises having attracted in excess of $1.47 billion in sponsorship revenue for the period 2019-2020 alone. That’s a single seas...Read More

NFL Suspends Josh Shaw For Betting On Sports

Ben Hamill - December 03, 2019

Arizona Cardinals defenceman Josh Shaw has been suspended for betting. The NFL recently issued a formal statement providing details around the suspension, reiterating yet again that no action threatening the integrity ...Read More

Fred Cox Has Died At The Age Of 80

Ben Hamill - November 25, 2019

Sad news this week is that the NFL’s Fred Cox has died at the age of 80. Cox is regarded as one of the very last of the “straight-on” placekickers and is an ex-Viking who played in no fewer than 4 Super Bowls. Fr...Read More

Vontaze Burfict Suspended For Helmet Bashing

Ben Hamill - October 02, 2019

The NFL has neither the time nor the tolerance for dirty behaviour on the field. This is something Oakland Raiders’ Vontaze Burfict would have been well-advised to keep in mind before he went about helmet-bashing Ind...Read More

NFL Shines Spotlight On Sports Betting Winning’s Tax

Ben Hamill - September 10, 2019

The old adage yet again rings proverbially true, and this time round for the global sports betting industry. There are only two certainties in life: death and taxes. And if you’re one of the millions of bettors expec...Read More

Buffalo Bills 5th Casino-Sponsored NFL Team

Ben Hamill - September 05, 2019

The NFL’s New York-based Buffalo Bills have become the 5th NFL team to clinch a casino sponsorship deal. The tribal-owned Seneca Resorts and Casinos is officially the team’s first casino partner ever. Th...Read More

New Jersey Leads The Sports Betting Race

Ben Hamill - September 03, 2019

The old adage rings true: the more things change, the more they stay the same. New Jersey is fast establishing itself as the overall winner in the US sports betting race after having yet again out-performed close rival...Read More

NFL Joins Forces With Jay-Z’s Roc Nation

Ben Hamill - August 19, 2019

There’s almost always room for a spot of social activism, no matter where or how you look at things. And so the news that music super-star Jay-Z’s Roc Nation will in future be partnering up with the NFL in order to...Read More

Gateway Concludes Significant NFL Deal

Ben Hamill - August 15, 2019

Gateway is kicking it up a notch on the entertainment front and has entered into partnership with the NFL. According to the terms of the deal, Gateway will leverage its own appeal as well as that of Canada’s National Football League...Read More

Football Legend Bart Starr Dies Aged 85

Ben Hamill - June 03, 2019

Life and health just wasn’t the same after former Green Bay Packer star quarterback Bart Starr’s life-changing strokes and heart attack back in 2014. Bart Starr, confirmed his family and former team, has passed awa...Read More

First Global Poker Awards A Golden Success

Ben Hamill - April 15, 2019

20 Trophies awarded to the absolute cream of the Poker world. And the legendary Aria in Las Vegas the charming host venue. Does there even exist anything more fanciful that that? It all went down on April 5 when the very first Global Poke...Read More

New Limitations On Children’s Football Enforced

Ben Hamill - April 13, 2019

Most of us have, thanks to the widespread publicity enjoyed by the topic, over the last couple of years become familiar with the term “concussion controversy” when talking Football. Like it or not,  players are hi...Read More

WSOP Kicks Out Catherine Valdes

Ben Hamill - April 08, 2019

Social media celebrity Catherine “catrific” Valdes has expressed her deep dissatisfaction at the manner in which she was allegedly treated on the weekend by a World Series of Poker official at the World Series of Poker Bally&r...Read More

NFL’s Adam Jones Behind Bars for Cheating At A Casino

Ben Hamill - March 08, 2019

The Rising Sun Casino in Indiana is the reason behind NFL player Adam “Pacman”
Jones having had to spend a night behind bars, following accusations on the part of the casino’s management that Jones had been cheatin...Read More

YouTubers Slammed for Promoting Gambling

Ben Hamill - January 30, 2019

A few decades ago, children and teens occupied themselves with television programs, video games, and good old-fashioned outdoor fun. However, as times have changed, even the youth of today have turned to media platforms like YouTube to ge...Read More

Restaurant Bingo Hits Instagram

Ben Hamill - January 28, 2019

It’s easy to see why bingo and social media are a match made in heaven. While the game is highly social in nature and also extremely versatile, websites like Facebook and Instagram have enough of a following to take the pastime to n...Read More

American Sports Gambler The Most Influential Person Of 2018

Ben Hamill - January 03, 2019

In a turn of events that is nothing short of astounding, mind-blowing even, the collective representative the “American Sports Gambler” has been named the most influential person of the year by top media publicatio...Read More

Former NFL Players Now Pro-Curling Hopefuls

Ben Hamill - December 06, 2018

It just goes to show once again; once professional sports are in your blood, there’s no shaking it off. Just ask former NFL star Jared Allen who, thanks to having lost a seemingly innocent bet with a friend, now find...Read More

Former players who now own sports teams

Ben Hamill - October 27, 2018

Having enjoyed a career in professional sport, many ex-players simply move into a different kind of job. Nevertheless, many opt to continue inside their sport by taking on the role of coach or manager. And for the lucky few able to afford t...Read More

NFL’s Sports Betting Revenues Set to Soar

Ben Hamill - September 09, 2018

The National Football League’s revenues are apparently set to soar by more than $2.3 billion per year thanks to the recently . The news comes according to a recent Nielsen Sports study, which was commissioned by the American Gaming Associ...Read More

NFL to Allow Casino Sponsors

Ben Hamill - September 06, 2018

Over the border in the US, the with its decision to lift a long-time ban on gambling advertising and finally allow land-based casinos a chance to sponsor up to 32 of the teams under the National Football League umbrella. The ground brea...Read More

NFL Players Protest During Pre-Season Anthems

Ben Hamill - August 14, 2018

The NFL pre-season games have just kicked off, and the National Anthem protests are back. Players from the Seahawks, Eagles and Dolphins demonstrated during the national anthem at a number of NFL pre-season games last Thursday night. In ...Read More

NFL Titans Star Tackles Bingo

Ben Hamill - August 07, 2018

Laurence Gibson, Offensive Tackle for the NFL’s Tennessee Titans, does not have much experience with Bingo. But he nonetheless delighted the residents of Landon Ridge, an Assisted Living and Memory-Care facility in Kingwood, Texas, ...Read More