Safe Bet That Legal Sports Betting Is Gaining Recognition Across the States

Safe Bet That Legal Sports Betting Is Gaining Recognition Across the States

It’s not a new observation: in a country still crawling back out from the recession that is worst in a hundred years, legalizing recreations betting is yet another effective way for states to dig out from underneath. Nevada, for example, will see wagers in more than $200 million on March Madness sports book action alone, and that little piece of reality has other states eager to get on the bandwagon, despite NCAA and professional recreations league opposition.

Other States Eyeing Legislation

Not surprisingly, New Jersey is here: following a referendum vote by state residents, Gov. Chris Christie signed legal activities betting into legislation a year ago, at least for Atlantic City’s twelve casinos and an additional four horse race songs across their state. California’s State Senate approved a sports gambling bill year that is last may be reintroduced into the Statehouse this year for another pass. And Illinois is also considering allowing wagering for a legal basis.

NCAA Opposed

Not quite as pleased about it all is the NCAA, the organization that oversees everything regarding collegiate athletics. They’ve gone so far as to file a lawsuit with major sports leagues just like the NFL, NHL, NBA and MLB, the leagues that cover football, hockey, baseball and basketball, claiming that allowing activities betting in nj could ‘irreparably’ corrupt sports in America. (Probably akin to saying that politici (more…)

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