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Brant James and Ryan Butler make bad bets (where it's legal!) so you don't have to, and then they talk about it. They're standing in the intersection of sports, betting, pop culture and journalism, hoping that nobody runs a light. So let's talk about stuff.

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Brant James and Ryan Butler make bad bets (where it's legal!) so you don't have to, and then they talk about it. They're standing in the intersection of sports, betting, pop culture and journalism, hoping that nobody runs a light. So let's talk about stuff.

    Betting on U.S. elections with Jimmy Vaccaro, injury information as a betting edge with ProFootballDoc, Episode 46

    Betting on U.S. elections with Jimmy Vaccaro, injury information as a betting edge with ProFootballDoc, Episode 46

    3:44 – Jimmy Vaccaro describes an outlandish parlay bet to underscore a new betting trend: no fear of huge lines. 
    8:00 – What if you could bet on political elections in the United States? 
    9:12 – Vaccaro: “The election would be bigger than anything we’ve ever done.” 
    9:32 – Vaccaro handicaps the 2020 presidential election. 
    28:30 – Introducing the Pro Football Doc. 
    29:50 – Dr. David Chao on his “distinct, built-in advantage.” 
    32:33 – Dr. Chao on average fans versus bet

    • 39 min
    Brees, Roethlisberger, Foles, Darnold, Siemian QB Casualties, Episode 45

    Brees, Roethlisberger, Foles, Darnold, Siemian QB Casualties, Episode 45

    NFL quarterbacks are falling like NFL quarterbacks with veteran stars Drew Brees and Ben Roethlisberger the greatest of the latest. The Saints will get their guy back. The Steelers get used to life with Mason Rudolph.

    Bookies.com's Adam Thompson stops by to break down the breaking down and Dan Kilgore joins Brant James and Ryan Butler later to explain why Notre Dame is going to make Georgia work this weekend.

    • 55 min
    NFL Week 2 and Tilman Fertitta on sports betting and owning the Rockets, Episode 44

    NFL Week 2 and Tilman Fertitta on sports betting and owning the Rockets, Episode 44

    The Badder Beats Super Contest
    10:40 – Ryan picks his NFL games of the week.
    17:34 – The Dolphins are being forced to play the Patriots.
    19:50 – Bills favored over the Giants is ridiculous.
    Tilman Fertitta Interview
    28:13 – How impactful will legal sports betting be in the future?
    28:30 – On the Golden Nugget being allowed to begin accepting bets on NBA games.
    29:28 – What advantages does he have as a pro sports team owner and casino owner.

    • 42 min
    Andrew Brandt on NFL's Opening Week and Future, Episode 43

    Andrew Brandt on NFL's Opening Week and Future, Episode 43

    Former Packers vice president, agent and SI.com and The Athletic writer Andrew Brandt dispenses knowledge on the upcoming NFL season and its future, why Andrew Luck walked away, CTE, player leverage and how sports betting impacts it all.

    • 50 min
    NASCAR executive Scott Warfield on plans to benefit from legal sports betting, Episode 42

    NASCAR executive Scott Warfield on plans to benefit from legal sports betting, Episode 42

    With the college football season unfurling fully in Week 1, Brant James and Ryan Butler hash out the Auburn-Oregon game and ponder other lesser matchups. 

    NASCAR executive Scott Warfield 
    24:01 – NASCAR’s history with legal sports betting and utilizing it as an engagement tool. 
    25:00 – The four pillars of NASCAR’s approach to betting. 
    28:02 – How could NASCAR specifically leverage sports betting soon? 

    • 54 min
    College Football Analysis with Brett McMurphy; FedExCup with Matt Cooper, Episode 41

    College Football Analysis with Brett McMurphy; FedExCup with Matt Cooper, Episode 41

    1:51 – Oregon sportsbook announces it will begin taking bets on Sept. 7. 
    15:53 – Analyzing the preseason Top 25 Associated Press poll. 
    19:00 – Alabama and Clemson will run their regular-season schedules, McMurphy says. 
    27:40 – BREAKING SOME NEWS: College officials are already discussing an expanded college football playoff … in seven years. 
    45:18 – Should you bet Justin Thomas in the FedEx Cup? 
    50:00 – Is an irked Brooks Koepka the bet for you? 

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