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80% OF SUPER BOWL VIEWERS SAY: CHANGE SPORTS BETTING LAW
New research shows that football fans view sports betting as legitimate entertainment, despite a federal prohibition on sports betting in nearly every state. The research released by the American Gaming Association finds that among football fans who watch at least one NFL game a week, 50% have bet on a game in the last 12 months and 70% say they are more likely to watch a game if they've placed a bet. Most fans – 53% – agree that betting makes the game more enjoyable.
America's New National Pastime
Americans bet $4.2 billion on Super Bowl 50 – 97% of it illegally. The vast majority of fans agree that betting makes the game more fun and creates greater engagement in the experience.