Sports betting is betting on the outcome of sporting events, the general activity of predicting sports results . Perhaps more so than other forms of gambling , the legality and general acceptance of sports betting in the country depends on the country . Sports betting has been around since the early days of the United States , and the colonies were fighting, horse racing , and even cockfighting is known to be one to bet on . Was a long-standing tradition of gambling in the UK , it’s a colony across the ocean with them and of course to bring the love of gambling .
USA , Professional and Sports Protection Act 1994 in Delaware, Nevada, Oregon, except in ” Betting , gambling or gaming system ” it is illegal to operate . (Sports Bet to accept the job ) to hide the crime , but highly regulated in many European countries , but not in Nevada , the only state currently allowing sports gambling is . Proponents of legalized sports betting generally , and thus they give high spectators and TV viewers leagues, teams and players to benefit , particularly sports events to increase interest in the hobby for sports fans think.
The relative impact of gambling in general , threatens the integrity of amateur and professional sports , and supporters fear legal bookmaker is invariably fight corruption just as fiercely objected , however, history, sports gamblers to fix matches by numerous try to include as governing bodies and law enforcement agencies . Betting odds are very efficient in most sports bettors are overall losers. However, a good income betting sports are professional sports gamblers .