The year 2018 has brought with it a momentous change to the scene of online gambling. Until May of this past year, online sports betting was illegal in almost all of the 50 US states. Now that the Supreme Court has ruled against the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), the world of online betting has been turned upside down.
The new ruling has given every US state the chance to decide for themselves whether or not they want to make sports betting legal. Over at NJ Games they have researched all that this transition entails for the industry of sports betting.
The useful and eye-catching infographic below highlights and depicts all the changes that the new and much less stringent industry has undergone.
It includes an informational timeline that highlights all the events leading up to the monumental change starting from October 1992 and ending in May 2018 when the change was officially put into action.
It contains a plethora of useful facts and statistics about the various impacts the reformation has made affecting the economy, employment, and taxation as well as outlining what role real-time sports data and esports will have in this new industry.
One of the most common and interesting questions that people have regarding this new change is how things will continue to change and grow now and in the upcoming years. It hasn’t even been an entire year since the sports betting world was turned around so there are an infinite amount of possible repercussions and possibilities.
The legalization of online betting will surely have a huge impact on the world of gambling and it’s hard to say where this new opportunity will lead. Take a look at the infographic below to answer the considerable amount of possible questions related to the recent change.