The cast of characters from Barstool Sports are no strangers to controversy, despite their site-wide prohibit from the NFL, they've once again been making major headlines during Super Bowl week at Atlanta.
Stemming in the 2015 sit-in from the NFL head offices over Deflategate, Barstool has been blacklisted from engaging in any NFL-sanctioned activities. That has not stopped them from drawing the ire of the defense, as company founder Dave Portnoy and the co-host of the exceptionally popular satirical podcast PFT Commenter snuck into Super Bowl Opening Night on Monday using fake qualifications.
The duo were subsequently eliminated from State Farm Arena and apprehended by NFL safety but managed to speak to many of the athletes participating in Super Bowl 53 prior to becoming detected. BetOnline has released odds on the Barstool worker that was next to become apprehended by authorities during Super Bowl week.
Feitelberg is favored to be apprehended next John"Feits" Feitelberg is the favorite at +250, while Tom"Tommy Smokes" Scibelli (+300), Dan"Big Cat" Katz (+400), Ben"Young Pageviews" Friedman (+400), Kevin"KFC" Clancy (+500), Paul"Gaz" Gulczynski (+800) and Henry"Hank" Lockwood (+1000) round out the field. Along with Portnoy, Feitelberg, Gulczynski and Lockwood were part of the 2015 stunt that got them sent to jail due to the NFL's investigation into Tom Brady's part in Deflategate.
The sportsbook is also offering odds on if Portnoy is going to be handled by police on Sunday at the Super Bowl, with the YES option coming in at +155 along with the NO in -220. According to Portnoy, both he and PFT Commenter are banned from Mercedes-Benz Stadium, yet"El Pres" still has plans to proceed. PFT has stated he and Katz will probably be going back to New York City on Saturday.
Barstool continues to be a thorn from the side of the NFL Mercedes-Benz Stadium is as state-of-the-art since it gets for contemporary sports stadiums and Portnoy will surely be a wanted man at the game. According to Pro Football Talk, the NFL employed a"Barstool protocol" for the Commissioner media conference which included close attention to credentials.
With facial recognition technology expected to be heavily utilized during the sport, Portnoy will be a wanted man after once again embarrassing the NFL at Super Bowl Opening Night. Clearly the shop expects the Boston native to eliminate it, however, evidenced by the steep odds on him not getting escorted away by NFL security.
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