Major League Baseball to Take Another Swing at Sports Betting

Major League Baseball to Take Another Swing at Sports Betting

Major League Baseball (MLB) is about to review its stance on recreations betting, as Commissioner Rob Manfred continues his conversation on gambling.

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred will stay reviewing sports gambling, but the baseball boss appears to be going closer to supporting legalization that is widespread.

Appearing this week at the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit in New York City, Manfred stated during a conversation titled ‘The Business of Sports’ that his league is reviewing the pros and cons of sports betting.

‘Sports betting takes place. Whether it is legalized here or perhaps not, it’s happening out here,’ Manfred explained. ‘Are we better off in a world where we have a nice, strong, uniform federal regulation of gambling that protects the integrity of sports? Or are we better off closing our eyes to that and letting it go on as illegal gambling?’

Manfred hasn’t wholly emerge in support of legalizing sports gambling, though their comments come close.

Super Possibility

The sports betting legal debate has been on the front pages because of last weekend’s wildly successful Super Bowl. Even President Trump joined the conversation, saying that he might ‘sit down with all the commissioners . . . getting their input.’

The game that is big saw the New England Patriots top the Atlanta Falcons in dramatic fashion generated an archive handle at Nevada sportsbooks. Americans placed $138.45 million Continue reading “Major League Baseball to Take Another Swing at Sports Betting”