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Bad Calls, Bad Beats and How They Will Change Sports Forever: Episode 38

By KAX Media America

On the eve of the Hall of Fame Game and potentially the first very bad officiating decision of the NFL season, hosts Brant James and Ryan Butler dissect how technology and sports betting combine with human fallibility or rulebook loopholes to create noxious mess.  FanDuel chief marketing officer Mike Raffensperger stops by to discuss an incursion into Pennsylvania.   BADDER BEATS TIME STAMPS   Legislative Update  2:21 – Iowa legislative update  3:02 – Ryan Butler guarantees that legal sports betting is coming to Iowa on August 15.  4:43 – What will be the first legal sports bet in Iowa? Hawkeyes? Cyclones?  6:40 – Expect about a dozen sportsbooks to be ready on Aug. 15.  9:50 – North Carolina will become a legal sports betting state.  13:29 – North Carolina residents will be able to bet on the Tar Heels and Blue Devils legally, if they’re willing to drive to the mountains.    Interview with FanDuel CMO Mike Raffensperger  19:24 – On launching a mobile product into Pennsylvania.  21:45 – On catching up with SugarHouse, Parx and Rivers and what Apple has to do with it.  23:30 – On how to win the Philadelphia market.  26:10 – Don't bet and drive.    On Bad Calls and Sports Betting  28:00 – On the Twitter age, television and bad calls.  33:19 – And how sports betting plays into it.  35:01 – Saints fans finally score some satisfaction. Maybe.  38:47 – Gambler vs. Fan  40:23 – Expect your games to get a lot longer if you seek accuracy.    #OddBet  42:00 – Hall of Fame Game betting.  45:23 – Which Gruden gets fired first?     Thanks to whoever in California downloaded the whole catalog last week.   brant.james@kaxmedia.com ryan.butler@kaxmedia.com

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