NEW RESEARCH: NFL Fans Say Lift the Federal Ban on Sports Betting

Vast majority believe legalized betting could help fund education and public safety, boost viewership of games

Report | 04.05.2017

Nearly three times as many NFL fans support lifting the federal ban on sports betting, and think individual states, not the federal government, should decide whether to allow sports betting within state borders, according to a new Morning Consult poll released following last week’s NFL owners meeting in Phoenix. The enthusiasm for legalizing sports betting far outweighs fan concerns – just 17% of fans said they would not support legalizing sports betting. 

Read the poll here

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