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Sportsbook Glossary: Nn

Written by on July 31, 2018

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NASCAR Auto Racing
Founded by Bill France, Sr. in 1948; The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is motorsport’s preeminent stock-car racing organization. The three largest racing-series sanctioned by this company are the Sprint Cup Series, the Xfinity Series, and the Camping World Truck Series. The Association also oversees NASCAR Local Racing, the Whelen Modified Tour, the Whelen All-American Series, and the NASCAR iRacing.com Series. NASCAR sanctions over 1,500 races at over 100 tracks in 39 of the 50 US states as well as in Canada.

Nickel
A bet of $500.

No Action
A bet in which no money is lost nor won. A voided bet where the money staked is returned; a game that is off the board.

NBA
National Basketball Association.

NCAA
National Collegiate Athletic Association

NFC
National Football Conference

NFL
National Football League (divided into American Football Conference and National Football Conference).

NHL
National Hockey League (teams divided into Eastern Conference and Western Conference).

Novice
A horse in the early stages of its career after it has won its first race.