The NFL is one of the last major American sports leagues to sign official betting deals. They announced a three-year agreement with three sportsbooks, which will give them access to official league data. These partnerships will allow the sportsbooks to market their relationship with the NFL and tie their brands to on-air and online statistics. The NFL can choose to opt out of the deal after the third and fourth years.
If a game is suspended or ends early, all bets are void. The only exception is if a team scores the winning run during a game. For example, in a baseball game, if the home team scores the first run, the bet is considered official. Otherwise, it is still a game and the winning team will be determined by the score at the end of the game.
When betting on a game, be sure to read the rules of each sportsbook. Each sportsbook will have different rules regarding when a bet becomes official. In some sports, the game must be played for at least five innings before a bet is finalized. In other sports, the game will not become official until the end of the fourth or fifth inning.
Since the Supreme Court decision legalizing sports betting in many states, golf betting has exploded. According to the PGA Tour, the amount of money wagered with official betting operators has increased 50 percent between 2020 and ’21. Further growth is expected in the future. However, there are still questions about the future of golf betting and the role it will play in the Tour’s business.