Caught on camera: Hawk checks out TV station’s towercam

Posted On Aug 27 2016 by

All Rights Reserved. © 2016 CBS Interactive Inc. Watch the video above to see more. But they had never seen the hawk stare them down quite like this. LINCOLN, Nebraska — When a television station in Lincoln, Nebraska looked at their weather-cam recently, they were in for a big surprise when they saw a hawk staring back at them from the other side of the lens. The hawk likes to hang out in front of CBS affiliate KOLN’s towercam, the station said, so they check in on it from time to time.

Betting on a 2010 Kentucky Derby Winner

Posted On Aug 26 2016 by

The people trading mortgage backed securities at Goldman Sachs or Citigroup probably don’t use my system. Bet on the horse to show, not to win or place. McNay founded McNay Settlement Group, a structured settlement and financial consulting firm, in 1983 and Kentucky Guardianship Administrators LLC in 2000. Like in the investment world, the winner at the race track is the person with a conservative style and discipline. I have a system that leans towards favorites and long shots often prevail at the Derby. Dad liked the excitement of big odds and big payoffs. It was a stupid reason for …

Supreme Court rebuffs New Jersey’s effort on sports betting

Posted On Aug 26 2016 by

“Because the guy that has no money in his pocket … But as CBS News’ legal analyst Jack Ford reported on “60 Minutes Sports” in March, even if the Supreme Court had ruled in favor of New Jersey, the ruling would hardly put the mob out of business. Voters in New Jersey overwhelmingly amended the state constitution in 2011 to allow sports wagering. Bets wouldn’t have been taken on games involving New Jersey colleges or college games played in the state. The National Collegiate Athletic Association, the major professional leagues in baseball, basketball, football and hockey sued to block the …

Sports Memorabilia Fraud On The Rise Again

Posted On Aug 26 2016 by

Athletes charge for their autograph. The fictional company above (Bob’s Sports Shack) would not have access to Jordan and would not be able to get Jordan’s autograph without going through Upper Deck. The solution is to buy from well-known companies who have a reputation for contracting direct with athletes. Fake autographs on eBay are more prevalent today than during the FBI Operation Bullpen sting a few years ago. Bob’s Sports Shack) with their own unknown hologram, the alert signals should be going off. These sellers often have very good feedback on eBay because they ship the items out fast and …

Kentucky Derby 2016: Hats, horses, odds (and odd names)

Posted On Aug 25 2016 by

The whole shebang will be aired on NBC, with coverage starting at 4 p.m. You usually have to wait several horse generations to reuse a name, and names that belonged to big winners or Hall of Famers can never be used again at all. How many horses are running? Even if you’re nowhere near Kentucky and you know nothing about horse racing, you may still be thinking of tuning in (or even dressing up a little). perform. Why do ladies wear fancy, view-obstructing hats? It’s a Southern thing. For instance, names can only be 18 characters (including spaces), they can’t …

Negative Effects of Gambling

Posted On Aug 25 2016 by

Forget satisfaction or peace, it is not even refreshing in the real sense. It can drag you into crime, gambling isn’t fun. ? According to the University of New York, in people with alcohol use disorders, the chances of developing an addiction to gambling are 23 times higher. ? The stress from gambling may lead to health issues like ulcers, stomach problems, muscle pains, headaches, and problems with sleep. ? They start borrowing money and take secret loans. Some take to substance abuse to supplement the high they get from winning huge sums while gambling. They engage in gambling activities …

Rarest and Expensive Cars in the World

Posted On Aug 25 2016 by

  BMW Z8 was produced to evoke and celebrate the 1956-’59 BMW 507. Powered by a 5.7 litre V10 engine producing 612 DIN (605 SAE) horsepower (450 kW), the car has the ability to reach 205 mph as its top and 60 mph in 3.9 seconds. Mercedes Benz SLR McLaren Roadster $500,000   The Honda NSX is a mid-engine sports car produced between 1990 and 2005 by the Japanese automaker Honda. Following are 10 most expensive and rarest cars on the market. The Porsche Carrera GT places in number 10 in the list of the most expensive cars. Lamborghini Reventon …

The New Horses Betting Odds

Posted On Aug 24 2016 by

The new way to play it it’s online by internet, it can sounds like a complicated digital animated horses running into a computer program, but it’s completely different. The amazing world of horses and races now evolve as much other sports, hobbies and games. The horse betting odds has a very huge impact of recreation in the life of a lot of persons as a hobby, sport or business; now the newest option for the fans or players is participate from a safe place, doing all from only a computer and get extra things without move to visit the tracks …

Leagues discussing sports betting – ABC News

Posted On Aug 24 2016 by

New Jersey has been fighting in court against the sports leagues, including the NBA, to bring Las Vegas-style sports betting to its ailing casinos and horse racing tracks for four years. The NFL says its opposition to legalized sports betting has not changed. Congressmen, Frank LoBiondo and Frank Pallone of New Jersey, have introduced federal bills to amend the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, the 22-year-old federal ban on state-sponsored sports betting. “I leave it to them to make any public statements they want to make on it. “My greatest concern is that there will be in essence a …

Supreme court rejects Delaware sports betting appeal | Reuters

Posted On Aug 21 2016 by

The appeals court ruled that under the federal law Delaware was generally limited to what it offered in 1976. In appealing to the Supreme Court, attorneys representing the state argued the appeals court wrongly concluded that Congress had prohibited Delaware from adopting a sports lottery scheme as a way to balance its budget. The appeals court ruled in August that Delaware was limited to parlay betting, or gambling on multiple games, and only on National Football League contests. They said the estimated $17 million in sports gambling revenue represented a trivial percentage of the state’s $3.1 billion budget. The North …