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Former Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores sues NFL citing systemic racism
February 7, 2022
DIRKS: One of the reasons the NFL resisted sports betting for so long is because it was worried it might corrupt games, says Jeff Ifrah, a gambling law expert.
JEFF IFRAH: The leagues have always suggested this occurs from the outside. There’s outside influence – right? – where particular bettors might try to get a – taking advantage of a particular player on a particular play. No one has ever suggested that a head coach would be told to essentially throw a game.
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