Sports Wagering

Board of Governors Ad Hoc Committee on Sports Wagering

The Board of Governors Ad Hoc Committee on Sports Wagering has been established to protect student-athlete well-being and ensure the integrity of competition. The committee is charged with examining the sports wagering landscape and its...

NCAA to use technology services to monitor sports wagering

As part of its ongoing efforts to protect the integrity of competitions, the NCAA national office is working with service providers to improve how it monitors sports wagering in the global betting market. The move comes as legalized gambling expands in the United States following a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that cleared the way for states to allow sports wagering.

NCAA examining impact of sports wagering

As sports wagering in the United States expands, the NCAA national office is examining the long-term impact on college sports. An internal team of subject matter experts will explore how best to protect game integrity, monitor betting activity, manage sports data and expand educational efforts.

NCAA supports federal sports wagering regulation

To ensure integrity in sport, the NCAA supports a federal model addressing legalized gambling and has suspended its championship host policy related to sports wagering.

NCAA statement on Supreme Court sports wagering decision

"Today the United States Supreme Court issued a clear decision that PASPA is unconstitutional, reversing the lower courts that held otherwise. While we are still reviewing the decision to understand the overall implications to college...

Trends in NCAA Student-Athlete Gambling Behaviors and Attitudes

Findings: Overall rates of gambling among NCAA men have decreased. Fifty-five percent of men in the 2016 study reported gambling for money within the past year, compared to 57% of respondents in the 2012 study and 66% in 2008. As in the...

Sports Wagering

The NCAA enforcement campaign, “Don’t Bet on It,” is educational content for use by NCAA member institutions and the public regarding the impact sports wagering can have on student-athletes, athletics departments, schools and the integrity of the game itself.

Mind, Body and Sport: Gambling among student-athletes

By Jeffrey L. Derevensky and Tom Paskus Gambling remains one of the fastest-growing industries in the world, with multinational corporations investing billions of dollars to attract customers. While age restrictions exist in most...

New Jersey sports wagering update

“Today a United States District Court judge issued a temporary restraining order to stop New Jersey’s renewed efforts to legalize wagering on professional and amateur athletics events. A new law that would allow for sports wagering to...

Sports Wagering Publications Using NCAA Data

Ellenbogen, S., Jacobs, D.F., Derevensky, J., Gupta, R. & Paskus, T.S. (2008). Gambling behavior among college student-athletes . Journal of Applied Sport Psychology , 20 , 349-362. Huang, J.H., Jacobs, D.F., Derevensky, J.L., Gupta, R...

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