PBS NewsHour

Inside America's multi-billion dollar sports betting biz

Clip: 02/06/2021 | 5m 18s | Video has closed captioning.

Super Bowl Sunday is the biggest sporting -- and betting -- event of the year. Despite the pandemic, bookkeepers are expecting wagers worth more than $4 billion this year. Since its expansion outside Nevada in 2018, the legal betting industry has ballooned, with New Jersey emerging as the biggest market in the country. Hari Sreenivasan reports on why, the odds are, the industry will keep growing.

Aired: 02/06/21

Rating: NR

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