Americans have bet $125bn on sports in four years since legalization

Gambling has been front and center of US sports since 2018AGA says betting has generated $1.3bn in state and local taxesTwo-thirds of 50 states and Washington DC have legalized it

Americans have bet more than $125bn on sports with legal gambling outlets in the four years since a US supreme court ruling cleared the way for all 50 states to offer it.

On Saturday’s anniversary of the decision in a case brought by New Jersey, two-thirds of the states in the country have legalized sports betting.

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