Alabama has proven (so far) to be so superior to the rest of college football’s elite that there is really no question of “who is the number one team in America”. Instead, the greatest suspense surrounding the release of Tuesday nights first rankings revolve around which of the very deserving three teams will land in the number two position. Not that it matters really, as four is the magic number that teams will aspire for when the final playoff rankings are released on Sunday, December 4th. All three teams are certainly worthy. This week the Billingsley Report places Clemson #2, Michigan #3 and Washington #4.
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Poker is just as popular with football players as it is the average American player. The game has seen its fair share of famous players at the table including Arizona Cardinals Calais Campbell and three-time Super Bowl champion Richard Seymour. While real money poker is legal and regulated in Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware, NFL players are barred from entering into sponsorship or participating in any promo. Regular game play is acceptable.
During football season you can’t drag football fans away from their TV’s. Watching their favorite college teams play is a way of life - until the season ends. Football fans are competitive and a lot of them find that playing poker is a good way to fill in time during the off season. Many of the members of the Cardschat Poker Forum are also college football fans and join in on discussions on both topics in the forum.
Football season generates more television viewings in the United States than any other program. It also receives more bets than any sport according to owner of the official sportsbook rankings on bettingsites.com. The kickoff and superbowl alone represent the largest days in American gambling by more than ten (10) times the average.