Sports betting’s rapid expansion faces more tests in 2020
The line for the ticket windows at a Rhode Island casino’s sportsbook stretched to the door on one afternoon last month.
“This happens pretty much every Monday,” said Craig Sculos, vice president and general manager at Twin River Casino Hotel.
This could be the scene in more states in the years ahead. Legalized sports betting has caught on quickly since a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 2018 allowed for it to be legalized in every state; 2020 will be a test of whether that rapid expansion continues.