A Year of Legal Sports Betting in the U.S.
8 states were offering legal sports wagering one year after PASPA was repealed
May 8, 2019
It’s been one year since the repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), the failed federal ban on sports betting.
At the American Gaming Association (AGA), we’ve made it a priority to understand how the expansion of legal markets affects consumers, operators, governments, leagues and other stakeholders.
Check out the one pagers on the right of this page for AGA’s top research on sports betting and an infographic showing all of the progress from the past year.
How Much Do Leagues Stand to Gain from Legal Sports Betting?
The four major sports leagues will earn a collective $4.2 billion from widely available legal sports betting.
2019 March Madness Betting Estimates
47 million Americans plan to wager $8.5 billion on the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament