Published on November 8th, 2018 | by gareth0
Big Changes for the World of Online Betting
In May of 2018, a momentous change was made to the world on online gambling. Before this change, online sports betting and gambling in general was illegal in most of the 50 states in the US. Then the Supreme Court ruled against the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), changing the entire scene of sports betting and gambling.
The amendment introduced something epically new to the world of sports betting — it allowed each individual US state the ability to control whether or not they want to allow sports betting to be legal in their specific state. Over at NJgames.org, they highlight and cover a variety of topics involved with the recent amendment.
The informational and easy to navigate infographic below touches on the many areas affected by the change in the sports betting world.
The piece includes a timeline with all the events leading up to the huge change. It starts in October of 1992 and ends in May 2018 when the amendment was made finally official.
In the infographic, you will find a variety of facts and statistics regarding all the many impacts of the transition. It affected a wide range of areas like the economy, employment, and taxation. It also highlights what role real-time sports data and esports will bring with this new industry.
Another question it aims to answer and dissect is how this change will continue to pose new changes as time goes on. The change is still recent and has many areas that have yet to be fully understood and grasped. There are a seemingly endless amount of possibilities for this new world that has been started.
This new world of legal online sports betting will only grow and amplify as the months and years go by and the infographic aims to look at all the new and different areas of the momentous change. Read on below to be fully in the “know” when it comes to this new world of online gambling!