Episode from the podcastFreakonomics Radio

The Economics of Sports Gambling (Ep. 388 Rebroadcast)

Released Thursday, 20th August 2020
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What happens when tens of millions of fantasy-sports players are suddenly able to bet real money on real games? We’re about to find out. A recent Supreme Court decision has cleared the way to bring an estimated $300 billion in black-market sports betting into the light. We sort out the winners and losers.