TheLines Podcast Episode 5: The One Where We Get Angry About Things

Written By Brett Collson on May 24, 2018
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There was a lot to get heated about in the world of sports betting this week. All of a sudden:

Matt Brown, Dustin Gouker and Brett Collson tackle each of these topics at full speed in Episode 5 of TheLines Podcast. Matt nearly gets flagged for an unsportsmanlike penalty before the show wraps.

Show Timestamps

  • 0:57 — Quick hits from last week
  • 5:45 — State Watch: Who will launch sports betting first?
  • 10:09 — What’s up in New York, Mississippi and Florida?
  • 16:40 — The power of the Tribes
  • 18:20 — The NCAA and its sports betting hypocrisy
  • 25:23 — Dustin’s victory lap; FanDuel acquired by a sports betting company
  • 35:06 — DraftKings is already marketing its sportsbook that doesn’t exist
  • 36:09 — A lot of yelling about Orrin Hatch’s op-ed

Have thoughts about the podcast? Anything you’d like us to discuss next week? Reach out to us on Twitter at @TheLinesUS or individually at @MattBrownM2, @BrettCollson and @DustinGouker.

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Brett Collson is the Sports Content Director at Catena Media North America, overseeing websites like and With more than 10 years of experience in the gambling industry, Brett has covered poker, sports betting, and daily fantasy sports extensively. He also spent several years reporting on Major League Baseball and college basketball in Philadelphia. He now resides in Buffalo, NY.

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