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Sports Betting is now Legal in New York State

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Here is some good news for the gambling Mascots. Betting on sports has now become legal in the state of New York. Anyone is free to place a wager on football, baseball, basketball, golf, auto racing and rugby or any other sport that is been played in the state.

With this new law being introduced in the system the rules laid under this law are not just restricted to lay bet on who wins the game you’re watching. The rules for the bet have taken a step further. As per the new law betting can go beyond the simple matter of who wins the game. Though you can bet on that as well through websites like sbobet, but one also has a choice on a variety of other propositions.

Syracuse.com requested the Gaming Commission of New York State to highlight the available choices.  In response to their request the state Gaming Commission released its full menu of available wagers. As per the menu currently the choices are divided among 11 different sports. And for each set of sport there is a list of specific wagers available. The wagers are applicable for both the current as well as the upcoming games or for “futures”. For example who wins the Super Bowl or World Series?

Most likely the betting questions are built in below mentioned format for one to choose from:

  • Will the Yankees win the World Series this time?
  • How many points are likely to be put on the board in the Bill-Patriots game?
  • Will Tiger Woods win the next Masters?
  • What make of car you think will win the next Daytona 500?
  • The “over/under” on total points in football.
  • Whether Aaron Judge will homer for the Yankees tonight?
  • Whether Duke covers the spread in the ACC tournament final?

And from many more such types of questions.

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Aaron Rodgers Signs $150m Contract as Green Bay Packers Retain Star Quarterback

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If you are a Green Bay Packers fan, then the news that Aaron Rodgers has pledged himself to the Lambeau Field franchise for another three years will be music to your ears. The veteran quarterback has completed back-to-back NFL MVP award-winning seasons, and many may have feared that another offseason filled with ‘will-he, won’t he’ rumors were on the cards, but that’s now been neatly avoided.

38-year-old Rodgers has put pen to paper on a deal that will net him a massive $150m and makes him the best-paid player in the league. His first year will amount to $41m, the second is worth $59, and his third will work out at $49m. That may seem like a hefty sum, but Rodgers reportedly actually turned down a higher amount, knowing that doing so would free up money to improve the deals of other players (and possible newcomers to the Packers ranks).

The retention of Rodgers will, of course, offer a massive boost to Matt LaFleur’s team’s push for a Super Bowl title, and if you take a look at any odds comparison site, you’ll see that Green Bay are now at around the (+1100) mark, meaning that only the Buffalo Bills, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are ahead of them in the betting.

Rodgers has been in superb form over the past few seasons, showing that age hasn’t caught up with him, and there is certainly plenty more left in the tank. Next season will be his 18th with the Packers, and he has led his team to the playoffs in each of the past three campaigns. 

During that period, the Packers have a 39-6 record in regular-season action, which is a frightening level of consistency, and keeping such a hugely talented player at the team is something that has been widely applauded.

Green Bay general manager Brian Gutekunst remarked;

“We are very pleased to be able to come to an agreement with Aaron that keeps him in Green Bay,”

“His play on the field and leadership in our locker room remain vital in our pursuit of another Super Bowl title. The agreement also allows us to maintain and enhance what we feel is already a very competitive roster.”

The new deal for Rodgers has left back-up QB Jordan Love considering his options, and one imagines he may look to leave Green Bay in order to find game time elsewhere. 

On that point, comments from LaFleur suggest that they may not stand in his way, should he indeed look to find a new team;

“Jordan’s come a long way,” 

“I still think, with any young player that hasn’t gotten maybe the experience up to this point, there’s still a lot of room for growth. So I think it’s going to be an important offseason, that when he does come back, it’s making sure that his footwork is sharp, that he’s on the details of what we’re trying to accomplish on each and every play and all the concepts, really a mastery of the offense, and just the command that he has. I know he takes that to heart, and he takes it very personally, and he’ll do whatever he can to be his best.”

One thing is for sure. Trying to force your way from behind the shadow of such an accomplished player, such as Aaron Rodgers, isn’t something that can be easily achieved. Hence the likely need to move on rather than sit on the sidelines for another three years.

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