The NFL might have sanctioned the Raiders’ move to Las Vegas but that doesn’t mean it’s happy for its players to hold out in gambling enterprises, even for arm-wrestling competitions.
LA Rams’ Jamon Brown squares off against Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Howard Jones during the Pro Football Arm Wrestling Championship at the MGM Grand but are they about to get strong-armed by the NFL for engaging in casino marketing activities?
Over 30 players, including Maurkice Pouncey, Mychal Kendricks, Navarro Bowman, Kenny Stills, and Marquette King, could find themselves in hot water for competing in the inaugural ‘Pro Football Arm Wrestling Championship’ at the MGM Grand over the weekend.
The event ended up being co-hosted by Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison and former operating back Marshawn Lynch, a made-for-TV deal that is defined to be broadcast on CBS on May 27 28.
But in accordance with NFL policy, players are not permitted to ‘promote casino activities,’ which includes attending casinos as part of promotional activities, unless they look for pre-approval, which, in line with the NFL, is exactly what everyone apparently forgot to accomplish.
‘Had we been asked in advance if this was acceptable, we would have indicated that it was in direct violation of the gambling policy,’ Joe Lockhart, the NFL’s VP for communications and affairs that are public told USA TODAY Sports. ‘No one sought pre-approval.’
Steve Stephens, the man who brutally killed a defenseless man that is elderly Easter Sunday and then posted video of the murder on Facebook, has admitted to having a gambling problem and ended up being reportedly recently dumped of a Cleveland casino.
The man who posted a video of his random shooting of an elderly man on Easter Sunday, more information on an alleged gambling problem is surfacing as the dragnet widens for Steve Stephens.
The suspect that is 37-year-old now the target of a multi-state manhunt by local, state, and federal police for the cold-blooded homicide of the senior he didn’t know and apparently selected at random.
Stephens, in his own videos, cited an ex-girlfriend, along with major gambling losses, as some of the motives for the slaying.
Stephens apparently had a severe gambling addiction. He posted on their Facebook page that, ‘ I lost everything I ever endured due to gambling. I do not go into details but We’m [at] my point that is breaking.
He filed for bankruptcy in 2015, claiming assets of $12,430 against liabilities of $35,466. The debt was reorganized and paid a 12 months later and the case had been closed.
His trouble at the casinos, however, did not end. He ended up being apparently a frequent visitor to the JACK Cleveland Casino plus one casino worker who did maybe not want to be called posted on social media that Stephens was dumped of the