Will Sports Betting Become Big Business In 2018?

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Heard On The Morning Show
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The American Gaming Association estimates that bets placed on this year’s Super Bowl totaled roughly $4.75 billion, with a majority of those bets being placed illegally. But big changes could be coming in 2018 to the world of sports betting. An impending U.S. Supreme Court decision could pave the way for states to legalize sports gambling. And some sports leagues may be starting to change their tune on betting. But just what’s driving all of this? And what economic impact could legalized sports gambling have on a state like Wisconsin? This hour, an expert on sports and economics weighs in.

Episode Credits

  • Dean Kallenbach Host
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Brad Humphreys Guest

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