Derek Helling

Derek Helling is a lead writer for PlayUSA and the manager of BetHer. He is a 2013 graduate of the University of Iowa and covers the intersections of sports with business and the law.
Grizzlies and tennessee sports betting

How The Grizzlies Will Influence Tennessee Sports Betting

While another vacancy being filled is another step toward rolling out the product, the awarding of a Tennessee sports betting council spot to an executive with the Memphis Grizzlies brings a new dynamic to the discussion. There are several ramifications to the appointment. Because of that, several questions exist. Tennessee sports betting council spot filled […]
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Vanderbilt football odds

Schedule, Sportsbooks Unkind To Vanderbilt Football Odds In 2019

There’s no better correlation between the 2020 Vanderbilt College Football Playoff odds and the schedule than the Commodores’ first game.  Vandy started out its season by hosting third-ranked Georgia, a game it lost 30-6. The schedule gets easier, but not easy, from there. The Commodores blazing a trail to SEC dominance and the playoff would […]
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