Sports betting has been around for a while but it was not till recently, has it started being legalized in America. Just recently in New Jersey, a player won over $300,000 betting on Boston to win the World Series and it looks like many others are scrambling to get a piece of the pie.
Sports betting has not only been influencing the approach of fans and players, but the leagues operating the system as well.
“Our ticket count is through the roof. It’s driven with new people who are playing. The same old people are there each week and now it’s the recreational guys showing up” – Jimmy Vaccaro, sports book odds maker at South Point, Las Vegas.
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