ABC Denver: Americans to place $3.8 billion worth of illegal bets on the Super Bowl

Video | 01.23.2015

ABC Denver reported on a new estimate released by the American Gaming Association predicting that Americans will make $3.8 billion worth of illegal bets on this year’s Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks. That figure stands in stark contrast to the approximately $100 million bet legally on the Super Bowl each year. In fact, the illegal market is 38 times greater than the legal one.

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