Grant Mitchell

Grant Mitchell

Sports Writer




Contributor at Forbes
Contributor at World Sports Network
Industry News

A bit about Grant

Grant Mitchell has always been a huge sports fan. Since graduating from Virginia Tech, he has been fortunate enough to pursue this passion as a career. While he loves betting on sports, Grant is also fascinated by the inner workings of the industry.

What advice would you give to the community?

Perspective is key. Keeping tabs on what’s going on in the industry is invaluable in finding an edge when placing wagers.

Latest articles by Grant Mitchell

Kayshon Boutte: Free of charges… for now

Louisiana prosecutors dropped underage gambling and fraud charges levied against New England Patriots and former LSU wide receiver Kayshon Boutte, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Tuesday.

  • AFC
  • NCAA
  • NFL
  • New England Patriots

Celtics Drive Strong Month of Massachusetts Sports Betting

The Boston Celtics’ NBA championship inspired a strong month for Massachusetts sports betting in June. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) reported $509.4 million in total betting handle for the month, a whopping $184.6 million (75.9 percent) year-to-year increase on the total reported in June 2023.

Sportsbooks Prepping for Spike in Activity During Olympics

Sports betting and Daily Fantasy Sports operators are eagerly awaiting the start of the 2024 Paris Olympics, according to CNBC. Betting sites are expected to receive a massive influx of activity during a period traditionally resigned to lower participation. At this time last year, the MLB was the only major sports league that was in action and available for bettors to wager on.

BetMGM, Caesars Launching Online Betting in Washington D.C.

FanDuel’s brief enjoyment of a near-monopoly in the Washington D.C. sports betting market is over. Residents and passerbys of the nation’s capital will be able to use BetMGM and Caesars online sportsbooks starting at noon on Monday, July 15. The two already had retail locations in D.C. through partnerships with local sports teams...

Bovada Ignoring Cease and Desist Letters from Conn., WV

NFL Projected Win Totals and Over Under Odds 2024: 49ers And Chiefs Given A High Bar

The football world doesn't stop in the offseason as we've got NFL expert, Grant Mitchell breaking down the current NFL win totals and helping you find the value early.

Best NFL Parlay Picks This Week: 7 Of Your Biggest Questions Answered

NFL parlay picks are not only one of the most exciting ways to win big during the 2024 NFL season, but with a combination of skill, timing, and good fortune, they can also be one of the most lucrative.

DraftKings Fined $100,000 in New Jersey for Reporting Error

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement fined DraftKings $100,000 for “unacceptable conduct” related to incorrect financial reporting. “These types of gross errors and failures cannot be tolerated in the New Jersey gaming regulatory system,” said Division of Gaming Enforcement acting director Mary Jo Flaherty in a letter dated June 16 and recently released to the public. “They evidenced weaknesses in DraftKings' business abilities and casino experience and unacceptable conduct in dealing with regulations and requisite reporting and financial systems.”

USA Basketball Enjoying Final Year of Olympic Dominance?

The USA Men’s Basketball Team’s reign of Olympic dominance may be approaching its conclusion as the stars and stripes prepare to travel to Paris later this month. The Red, White, and Blue fielded a roster that includes a slew of the game’s greats, including LeBron James, Steph Curry, and Kevin Durant, among others. But as most of the veterans prepare for what will likely be their last Olympics, the future seems a somewhat bleak prospect compared to past decades of domination...

FanDuel Drives D.C.’s Best-Ever Month of Sports Betting

Washington D.C. posted its best month of sports betting in May, FanDuel’s first full month as the District's online operating partner. According to official gaming reports, the D.C. betting handle grew to $35.4 million, a 183 percent on May 2023’s total. Revenue also hit $5.4 million, resulting in nearly $545,000 in tax funding...

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