By Hari Sreenivasan, Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo
At least 22 states are considering legislation to legalize sports gambling. An Associated Press review of all the bills introduced this year — more than 100 so far — found high interest among lawmakers, but also many questions about how…
By Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press
The Supreme Court is taking up a case that could make sports betting widely available.
By Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
Regulators in Nevada have become the first to rule that betting on daily fantasy sports sites like FanDuel and DraftKings are gambling. They have ordered the companies to cease operating in the state until they obtain gambling licenses. In our…
By PBS NewsHour
Hari Sreenivasan reads viewer comments responding to a previous report on the controversies surrounding illegal sports betting in the U.S.
By Nora Daly
With March Madness in full swing, it is likely that you or someone you know has filled out a bracket for this year's NCAA Tournament. But those who’ve chosen to “make it interesting” should know that, outside of Las Vegas,…
By William Brangham, Connie Kargbo
If you’re a college hoops fan, you've likely been waiting all year for the NCAA's March Madness tournament. You made your picks, filled out your bracket, wagered a few dollars. But it turns out, you're also breaking the law.
Billions of dollars every year are wagered on the outcome of various sporting events, but except for bets made in Las Vegas and a few other states, they're all illegal. Now, representatives from cash-strapped states and even the NBA commissioner…
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