Alabama fires baseball coach days after Ohio halts betting

See earlier reports in the player above that Ohio stopped betting on Alabama baseball games.

Tuscaloosa, Alabama (WCMH) — days after Ohio regulators quit gambling The University of Alabama baseball team fired its coach Thursday.

Brad Bohannon was dismissed after the Sports Betting Integrity Watchdog alerted the Ohio Casino Board of suspicious activity in betting on team games.

“Alabama State Track and Field Director Greg Byrne has announced that he has initiated the firing process of baseball head coach Brad Bohannon for, among other things, violating the standards, duties and responsibilities expected of a college employee.” “Bohannon has been relieved of all duties and Jason Jackson will serve as interim head coach. No further comment at this time pending an ongoing review,” the university’s athletics department said in a statement. there is no.”

Alabama head coach Brad Bohannon (left) umpires after being thrown in the bottom of the second inning in an NCAA college baseball game against LSU on Saturday, April 29, 2023 in Baton Rouge, Alabama. Arguing with Mr. Joe Harris of Alabama is laying off baseball coaches. Brad Bohannon said the school violated “the standards, duties and responsibilities expected of university employees” after reports of questionable betting involving his team.May 4 The dismissal, announced Thursday, prompted reports of suspicious betting warnings, prompting Ohio’s top gambling regulator to ban licensed sportsbooks in the state from accepting bets on Alabama baseball games. It took place three days later. (Michael Johnson/The Advocate via AP)

Monday’s orders from OCCC came after the Crimson Tide weekend series against LSU. The Tigers swept the Tide, winning 8-6 on Friday, him 12-8 on Saturday, and 13-11 on Sunday.

Ohio wasn’t the only team to receive reports of questionable gambling activity. The Louisiana Gaming Authority said: NOLA.com While we do not limit bets accordingly, we were aware of two bets in question made in Cincinnati: one on a parley on Friday night’s LSU and Alabama games and one on It was a “massive” straight moneyline bet.

Cincinnati’s bet was made at the Great American Ball Park when the Reds were playing out of town.

Some betting platforms, such as DraftKings and FanDuel, only allow users to bet on the full outcome of college baseball games. Others like bet365 and BetMGM Sportsbook offer total points and winning margins for college baseball games, as well as the ability to place bets during the games.

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