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BettingPros NFL Podcast: Sports Betting Evolution + Current Betting Climate w/ Dustin Gouker

by August 11, 2019


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Sports betting has long been an activity surrounded by legal hurdles within the U.S., but that hasn’t stopped the billion dollar industry from taking bets all across the country through Nevada, personal bookies, or offshore betting sites. With the Supreme Court’s ruling on May 14, 2018 to legalize sports betting, where does that leave us now? Dustin Gouker, head of Legal Sports Report, joins us on the show to help explain how we got to where we are today (6:48). What made Nevada special throughout these years (11:06), was the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA) effective at all (13:20), and how did PASPA get taken down (16:03)? Where is sports betting officially legal now (26:36) and what’s the difference between legal vs. operational (27:28)? Lastly, when will sports betting come to your state if it hasn’t already (30:04)?

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