History of NFL Betting

The NFL, or National Football League, is the highest form of football, or American Football as our neighbors across the pond would have it. Back in 1920 the football league initial started with only 11 teams. Back then the NFL was called the American Professional Football Association. Two years later, the name updated to the NFL which many would agree has a better ring to it. Now nearly 90 years later, the NFL is made up of 32 teams. These 32 teams are divided into 4 divisions, consisting of 16 teams in each division.

History NFL Betting

In the NFL there are 17 weeks of betting action in the NFL regular season, however each team only plays 16 games in the regular season having 1 bye week each season. The bye week varies from team to team. Here’s a fun NFL fact for you. Did you know that the National Football League is the most attended domestic sports league in the world with nearly 70 thousand fans in attendance per game, and is almost triple that of attendance at NBA or NHL games in North America.

When it comes to the history of NFL betting there are many milestones over the years that are so amazing that they are almost unbelievable. Football online wagering has become synonymous with the NFL over the last 20 years. Many online sportsbooks have been taking bets on the NFL for nearly 25+ years. Some of the most notable online sports betting sites have been the Bodog sportsbook, now named the Bovada sportsbook, along with the Topbet sportsbook and SBG Global NFL betting sites for 2012 and 2013.

July 21, 2012 by : Posted in sportsbook No Comments

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