NBA Formally Requests New Gambling Laws, Seeks Cut Of Bets

by January 24, 2018
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The NBA has formally requested a set of laws that could to lead to the legalization of sports gambling in America.

According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, the NBA wants 1 percent of every bet made on its games.

In what could end up being a seminal moment for sports gambling in America, the NBA on Wednesday formally requested a set of laws that could be the basis for professional sports leagues pushing for national legalized wagering on games. […]

 

The NBA wants 1 percent of every bet made on its games in addition to other regulations, a request that could create massive revenue for the NBA and other sports leagues in the future. […]

 

The NBA wants more widespread access to gambling for its fans, pushing for bets to be made legal on smartphones and kiosks and not just inside casinos and racetracks. 

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