The current leaders in the AFC and NFC—the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers, respectively—were not even among the top 10 teams favored to win. But a $100 bet in August on either would pay more than $3,2000 if they win.
Michigan State, Kentucky, Duke and defending national champion Virginia are among the early favorites to take home the 2020 title.
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is currently the fronrunner in several sportsbooks, though Seattle Seahawk Russell Wilson is not far behind.
"I would do this again tomorrow – and I probably will," Mack McIngvale told said. "It's fun to be part of the greatest story in gambling history."
According to the Purdue University website, the policy "bans faculty, staff and non-athlete students across the university system from gambling on sporting events involving any Purdue teams, coaches or student-athletes."
Following two wild-card games played earlier this week, the stage is set for the MLB National League Division Series. The Washington Nationals will face the Los Angeles Dodgers on one side and the Atlanta Braves will play the St. Louis Cardinals on the other.
For many baseball fans across the country, October means the start of the MLB postseason. Every team has the dream of making it to the World Series but before then, they must battle throughout October in their respective division series.
"They're here to bring color and joy, and create awareness that we can enjoy the World Cup without gambling and just cheer for the soccer players."
Samuel Abisai won one of the biggest prizes in Kenya's sports betting history.
Thus far, more than $3 million has been seized by the FBI.
For the third time since Adam Silver became commissioner, he is calling for the legalization of sports gambling.