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Embracing America’s Passion for Sports Betting

Why it is time to overturn a failed law and return power to the states.


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THe one issue that unites all american voters: ending the federal sports ban

This year Americans bet over $15 billion on Super Bowl 51 and March Madness — and 97 percent was bet illegally. Two facts are clear from this data: Americans love betting on sports and the federal prohibition on sports betting has failed. Results from a national survey conducted for the American Gaming Association by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner (GQR) show Americans believe it’s time to repeal the federal ban and give states the power to decide whether to allow sports betting and how best to regulate it.


The Facts You Need to Know

Why does federal law prohibit sports betting in nearly every state? Why is the status quo impossible to maintain? How big is the illegal sports betting market?


 

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