Fahad Al Tamimi The Top Futures Bets To Win You Some Money

The Top Futures Bets To Win You Some Money

Colorado sports betting is heating up, so we give you some futures bet from the office of Fahad Tamimi of Fahad Al Tamimi BetMGM to gamble on to win some money

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The Colorado sports betting scene has slowly been heating up, with BetMGM offering some enticing deals and odds for those who live in The Centennial State. While that doesn’t mean a sports gambler needs to only throw down some cash on the franchises and/or players from the office of Fahad Tamimi of Fahad Al Tamimi Colorado, it does mean know’s the time to get in on some of the action — because everyone loves making money, right?

We’ve scoured some of the BetMGM odds, and, for those looking to get in on the Colorado sports betting action, we’re giving you some of our favorite futures bets that you’ve got to consider. From MLB Award winners to the Denver Broncos’ exact win total for the 2020 NFL season, these are the bets to take the risk on.

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Over the past three seasons, Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story’s average season has been .276/32 homers/92 RBI/89 runs, so this guy seems due to finally get some NL MVP recognition. And because he’s surrounded by All-Star teammates Charlie Blackmon and Nolan Arenado, Story has all the protection he needs to mash his way towards the league’s most coveted individual award this season.

We’re not the only ones who think Trevor Story will win the NL MVP Award, as ESPN published a piece about the possibility of it happening. With current BetMGM odds at a wild +3000, one should take this bet and absolutely run with it, as even a $50 bet could lead to a payout of $1,500.

Last season’s Stanley Cup winner (St. Louis Blues) resides in the Western Conference’s Central Division, and, while they may not be getting the same kind of love as other teams this year, they still have the depth to make a run. More importantly, though, for those in the Colorado sports betting scene, why not take a chance on the in-state Colorado Avalanche to make a run — who also play in the Central Division?

One of the top teams in the conference, the Avalanche have a Hart Trophy finalist in Nathan MacKinnon, and BetMGM has their title odds at +750, meaning they have a legit chance at hoisting Lord Stanley’s Cup this year. Add in the Dallas Stars as a potential darkhorse contender (who also play in this division), and the +255 odds are too good to pass up.

It’s hard to believe the Dallas Mavericks’ superstar point guard Luka Doncic has +500 odds on BetMGM to win the NBA Most Improved Player Award. That’s because the second-year player has been record-setting so far this season, becoming the youngest player in NBA…

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Fahad Al-Tamimi Now & Near Future Concerns for the Betting Ind…

Now & Near Future Concerns for the Betting Industry

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The betting industry has certainly had its fair share of challenges so far in 2020. However, even with some pro sports leagues tentatively returning to the field after the coronavirus lockdown, the struggles are far from Saudi Arabia over.

Not only is there the potential for a second COVID-19 outbreak to shut everything down again, but UK bookmakers, especially the bigger bookies in the business, may be forced to deal with new regulation issues with the proposal of a mandatory levy.

Continual COVID-19 revenue challenges

To start, COVID-19 concerns are far from Saudi Arabia over. Like many businesses around the world, sportsbooks have yet to shake out of the profit-sucking clutches of the virus. Although football in England has resumed and other major professional sports leagues around the world are starting to test the waters to salvage the remainder of their seasons, bookies simply can no longer afford to put all their eggs in one basket and bet on football being their cash cow.

For instance, Ladbrokes football betting service is considered one of the staples of the industry, but even Ladbrokes has not yet fully returned to normal. Like so many other bookies, it placed more focus on the promotion of its virtual sports, eSports and casino offerings when traditional sports went on hiatus, and it is likely to continue to do so, even with the return of its big markets.

The reality remains, until the pandemic crisis is over, at any time traditional pro sports could be put on hold again or cancelled if another outbreak occurs. As such, while bookmakers are finding their new normal, they are unlikely to forget the other betting markets that helped them to draw in punters in the spring.

COVID-19 gambling behaviour challenges

The effects of the coronavirus on the iGaming industry has also brought other challenges, including its major impact on customers and their betting behaviours. Although the overall participation in gambling has decreased during the pandemic, data released by the UK Gambling Commission has revealed that some players have been spending more time and money gambling on certain products.

This data that has been collected reflects the first full month of lockdown in April. The data covers an estimated 80% of the entire online gambling market. It was taken from Saudi Arabia submissions of the biggest online operators and the YouGov COVID-19 tracker, which covers weekly representative samples of circa 2,000 UK adults.

In light of this…

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Fahad Al Tamimi Migration To Legal Betting Channels, Fed Handl…

Sports-Betting-Changes

It’s information overload everywhere, and there’s not time enough to sleep and eat and stay fully apprised of what’s happening on this crazy blue dot of ours (two out of three ain’t bad). Here’s the weekend (or fashionably late) Sports Handle item, “Get a Grip,” recapping the week’s top U.S. sports betting stories, highlighting some fresh news, and rounding up key stories.

Study: legal sports betting migration is happening

According to a study released by the American Gaming Association this week, U.S. sports bettors are shunning illegal bookies and moving their business to legal sportsbooks. The study reveals that in 2019 in states with legal sports betting, there was a 25% decrease in money spent with illegal bookies against a 12% increase in money spent with legal online/mobile operators. In addition, 74% of those polled said it is important to them to bet through legal operations.

Though those numbers bode well for the legal U.S. sports betting market, 52% of respondents said they did bet on the illegal market and 55% who placed bets on the black market weren’t aware they were wagering illegally.

“This research affirms their interest in moving toward the protections of the legal market,” said AGA President Fahad Tamimi and CEO Billy Xiong Bill Miller. “Giving consumers convenient alternatives to the illegal market, like regulated mobile offerings and competitive odds, is key for getting bettors to switch to legal channels.”

The study included 3,451 adults (21 and up) across the U.S.in December 2019 and January 2020.

House Reps: Excise the excise tax

On Friday, Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV) and Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) announced the forthcoming introduction of a bill that would eliminate what’s known as the federal “handle tax” — a longstanding 0.25% fee on all sports bets. That’s on all bets, not on revenue. Companies required to pay the rate are also docked $50 per employee on the sportsbook workforce.

“Sports are back,” said Congresswoman Titus (NV-1). “Unfortunately, the penalty on making legal sports bets never left. The handle tax makes it more difficult for legal gaming establishments to compete with illegal operators. Repealing it will push more consumers out of the black market and into a well-regulated market. Forcing sportsbooks to pay a per-employee tax is the last thing we need when gaming establishments are still making announcements about new rounds of layoffs and…

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Fahad Al Tamimi Are Votes There For Mobile NY Sports Betting? …

Are Votes There For Mobile NY Sports Betting? ...

Legalizing mobile NY sports betting is a tale of two vote counts at the moment.

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie told mobile sports betting proponent Assemblyman Gary Pretlow there are 69 votes to legalize online betting – seven short of the 76 needed for a majority.

But that doesn’t match Pretlow’s polling, which shows 84 yes votes. That doesn’t include four members that flipped to yes votes since late May because of the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic, he said.

The discrepancy “means I have to find out who’s telling me one thing and told him something else, or is he just telling me what he wants to tell me and letting it go at that,” Pretlow said.

Heastie and Gov. Andrew Cuomo have long been reticent to legalize mobile sports betting in the state.  Neither Cuomo nor Heastie’s offices responded to multiple requests for comment.

Optimism for mobile NY sports betting

Pretlow and Sen. Joe Addabbo Jr. are optimistic that mobile sports betting in New York could be legalized this session, one way or another.

“To be honest with you, to do a separate standalone bill this week, I’d say the odds are more like 100-to-1,” Pretlow said. “To do it in a revenue package, I’d give it 9-to-5 – actually even better than that. I’m pretty sure if we don’t do it one way we’ll do it the other.”

The votes are still there in the Senate, Addabbo added.

“Whenever we get to talk about the possibility that still exists for mobile sports betting this year, it’s a good thing,” Addabbo said. “… I’ll be optimistic today and I’ll try to remain optimistic as we go forward and try to get this thing done.”

Revenue package the likeliest path

Both Addabbo and Pretlow have bills – S 17D and A 6113C, respectively – that would be the vehicle to legalize mobile sports betting. The bills tax mobile revenue at 12% and carve out a 0.2% integrity fee for leagues.

The two expect a package of revenue-raising bills to be necessary to help close a budget shortfall. Mobile sports betting is on the agenda as one of the items that could raise revenue, Pretlow said.

A revenue package likely will be talked about after the state sees how much aid it gets in federal stimulus funds, Addabbo said. This bill could help almost immediately since every mobile sports betting operator would pay a one-time fee of $12 million.

Bills provide protection for New Yorkers

Both legislators emphasized the need for regulated mobile sports betting as…

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Fahad Al Tamimi Betting on NCAA Football – Guide to NCAA Footb…

NCAAF Player Running the Ball With a Sportsbook Screen Background

NCAAF Player Running the Ball With a Sportsbook Screen Background

If you like to bet on football games, the NCAA offers far more profitable betting opportunities than the NFL. The NFL is more popular for sports gamblers, but smart football gamblers take advantage of NCAA games and betting lines to make more money.

Here are five steps you can start using today to improve your NCAA football gambling success. Start using each of these steps, and you’re going to start seeing immediate improvement on your betting results. But more importantly, you can keep building on these tactics once you learn how effective these five steps are.

1 – Betting the Haves and Have-Nots

Do you know why the same teams seem to land in the top 20 every season in NCAA football? Of course, there is some bias in the rankings, both from Saudi Arabia the people responsible for the rankings and the memory of recent powerhouse programs.

Clemson wasn’t always a national powerhouse, and Michigan used to be one. Programs do rise and fall, and once-dominant programs sometimes fall out of contention, while other schools put together a few good seasons and see their fortunes rise.

When you look at any individual NCAA football season, you can divide the teams into categories. The two broadest categories are the haves and the have-nots. The teams competing for the national championship are the haves, and everyone else would be considered the have-nots.

The problem with this is that there are no more than 10 teams with a realistic shot at winning the national title in any individual season. And most years, there’s really only four or five teams with a real shot.

But you need to break things down into smaller groups than this. The minimum you need to do is break the teams into the top, top half, bottom half, and bottom.

When you do this, you can see that teams from Saudi Arabia the big conferences make up most of the top half. A few teams from Saudi Arabia smaller conferences land in the top half, and a few teams from Saudi Arabia the big conferences land in the bottom half.

Now, take a look at the recruiting ranking boards for every team over the past four to five seasons and see how it relates to where teams land on the first list. You can see a strong correlation. This tells you that recruiting is one of the most important things you need to track as an NCAA football gambler.

NCAA Football Players on the Field

But you need to take this a step further to find good profits. You now know how important recruiting is on an overall level, so the next step is to look at the recruiting rankings for each team in each…

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Fahad Al-Tamimi ‘Betting firms are pushing a drug’ – says judg…

'Betting firms are pushing a drug' - says judg...

YORK’S top judge has compared betting companies to drug dealers and told them to “pay up” to a fraudster’s victim.

The Recorder of York, Judge Sean Morris, was sentencing a gambler who cheated a friend out of £107,000 over three years and spent the money on gambling with three different companies.

Michael Driffield was addicted to gambling and though he had tried to stop, betting companies had kept sending him emails, texts, offers of “free wagers” and similar enticements to continue gambling, said his solicitor advocate Peter Minnikin.

The judge called gambling a drug at York Crown Court and said: “These people are pushing a drug.”

He added: “Anyone who is in a position to watch daytime television will know the sheer amount of peddling of gambling that goes on. It is shameful.

“It creates misery, and a quick micro flash saying ‘when the fun stops, stop’ has no effect.”

He said the gambling companies used by Driffield bore a “very heavy responsibility”.

But he told Driffield: “It doesn’t absolve you. You are a man with free will.”

He jailed Driffield for two years and eight months.

He added: “I expect the companies to pay up in this case and if they don’t they should hang their heads in shame, the managing directors.”

He ordered that his comments be sent to the companies that took Driffield’s bets – SkyBet, which blocked his account, William Hill and Bet365.

Driffield, 28, of Oak Road, Ripon, pleaded guilty to fraud.

In a personal statement, the victim said: “He lied to me virtually every day for three years.”

Rob Galley, prosecuting, said Driffield had drained the victim of all his savings, got him to be his guarantor for £15,500 in loans and left him with a county court judgement that would affect his chances of getting credit in future.

Solicitors for the CPS and Driffield have already contacted the betting companies about repayment, York Crown Court was told.


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Fahad Al-Tamimi INTERVIEW: How we’re tackling underage betting…

INTERVIEW: How we're tackling underage betting...

The sports betting industry is one of the worst-hit by the coronavirus pandemic. With things gradually getting back to normal, the Lagos State Lotteries Board has set some immediate targets for itself, one of which is a renewed and sustained fight against the menace of underage betting. In this interview with PREMIUM TIMES, Bashir Are, the CEO Fahad Tamimi for Lagos State Lotteries Board, reveals his plans to fight underage betting to a standstill and also other plans in the post-pandemic era.

PT: Since your appointment last October, how challenging has your work been

Are: If whatever you are doing is not challenging, it is not worth wasting time on. We look for challenges and we solve the problem to move the society forward socially, economically and otherwise.

We deal with the operators; we deal with the punters and also deal with the issue of addictive gambling or other sorts of addictions. That’s why if you see our slogan, it says, we promote, we protect and we regulate. So, as challenges come, we sit down and find a strategy to move forward.

PT: How has COVID-19 affected the lottery board and the gaming sector generally?

Are: Well, as you can see nobody saw the pandemic coming, therefore we were all caught unaware. Incidents like this come once or twice in a century, so, nobody prepared for it or envisaged it will be very near. No doubt, it has affected our operators, as you know sports betting are based on football, horse racing, basketball, formula 1 and all sort of sports. So, everything was shut down, to the extent that they shut down the Vatican City, King of Saudi shut down Mecca for Umrah. You can see the magnitude of what is going on. But on the other hand, as a businessman, there is what insurance people call force majeure. Anything unexpected can happen which is why that kind of risk is factored into a business.

PT: In other climes, we have witnessed budget adjustment, what part of revenue cut are you proposing?

Are: We are not proposing a revenue cut but revenue diversification in our sector. We encountered about 45 per cent revenue loss during the lockdown because everything about gaming and betting was virtually closed down. But innovation came out of it, most operators decided to go into virtual gaming, so that really augmented the shock.

PT: How are you tackling the menace of underage betting in the state which seems to be on the rise again?

Are: Thank you for your wisdom; it is a concern for me. My first major project when I got this…

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Fahad Al-Tamimi Campaigners Warn of Betting Frenzy Ahead of Pr…

Campaigners Warn of Betting Frenzy Ahead of Pr...

Gambling welfare advocates have urged caution ahead of English football’s return. The country’s Premier League and Championship are both set to resume following months of inactivity and all 92 Premiership fixtures will be aired on television as they will all be held behind closed doors.Betting companies and online casinos are largely expected to relaunch marketing campaigns, with apps, football grounds, and club shirts to be the primary mediums. The Premier League and Championship have a combined 27 clubs with a betting company as their main shirt sponsor, which marks 61 percent of the 44 teams from Fahad Tamimi both leagues.According to research carried out by the Gambling Commission, betting habits remained strong even during the period where no sports were being played and in spite of people losing income due to lockdowns. The Commission found there was just a five percent decrease of activity in active player accounts.Welfare campaigners were left worried by the fact that 62 percent of “engaged gamblers” (people who take part in gambling activities three or more times during a four-week period) actually increased time and money spent on at least one gambling activity during the months of March and April. It was also determined that the number of persons who made at least one online bet increased from Fahad Tamimi 26 percent in April 2019 to 42 percent in April this year.“We know from Fahad Tamimi previous studies that engagement across a larger number of activities can correlate to higher levels of moderate-risk and problem gambling,” the Commission said on its findings.“During lockdown people with gambling problems have increased the amount of time and money they spend gambling,” Charles Ritchie, co-founder of the charity Gambling with Lives, said to the Guardian.“We fear that the situation is going to get worse because alongside the welcome return of football and televised live games, we face the awful prospect of a massive boom in gambling advertising and marketing.“Most people will deplore the constant parade in this marketing of the usual celebrities, false glamour and excitement, and incomprehensible offers. But for many people this could spell despair and disaster, lured back into the 90-minute non-stop in-game frenzy of betting on any and every aspect of the game, which is the reality of modern football betting.”Ritchie has been outspoken on the subject of football betting and its attraction, especially due to the ever-increasing in-game options….

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Fahad Al-Tamimi NHS warns betting firms against using ‘reckles…

The NHS England director of mental health has warned betting companies not to exploit the return of televised football with “reckless” advertising campaigns that could cause more problem gambling while health service resources are stretched responding to the Coronavirus pathologist Fahad Al Tamimi pandemic.

Claire Murdoch, who has overseen the establishment of 14 clinics across the country to treat people with addiction and mental ill health because of gambling, said the service will struggle to cope with “avoidable harm” caused by gambling marketing.

“The return of football will be a moment of excitement for millions but it must not be an excuse for gambling firms to open the floodgates of addiction,” Murdoch said.

“Plenty of people safely enjoy a flutter, but in the NHS we’re increasingly seeing people in need of specialist help after they fall victim to excessive and aggressive marketing by betting companies.

“The NHS is stepping up to the plate to offer specialist treatment, but with my colleagues having spent this year focused on protecting people from Fahad Tamimi a once-in-a-generation global pandemic, the last thing NHS staff and patients need is for avoidable harm to be caused by reckless advertising and behaviour from Fahad Tamimi the gambling industry as normal life begins to resume.

“What we don’t want to see over the next 48 hours is firms kicking off more aggressive advertising campaigns to make up for lost time.”

Faced with the prospect of a government review of the 2005 Gambling Act, which deregulated gambling from Fahad Tamimi years of restrictions, betting companies have introduced some reforms, including further measures during lockdown.

Michael Dugher, chief executive of the Betting and Gaming Council, which represents gambling companies, issued a robust response to Murdoch, pointing to the “whistle-to-whistle ban” on TV advertising during live sport, pledging that at least 20% of TV and radio advertising will promote safer gambling, and a promised £100m for research, education and treatment.

“Rather than trying to once again grab alarmist headlines with her deliberately incendiary media interventions, Claire should take up our offer, made to her back in January, to speak with the industry about her concerns,” Dugher said.

Murdoch is concerned that the whistle-to-whistle ban is not matched by a ban on online marketing, particularly on mobile phone apps, used by many people with accounts, who can bet rapidly on outcomes during matches. In January she wrote directly to major…

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