Sports league best suited to take advantage of legalized gambling? It might be NASCAR

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Sports league best suited to take advantage of legalized gambling? It might be NASCAR
Sports league best suited to take advantage of legalized gambling? It might be NASCAR

Monday, the United States Supreme Court overturned a decades-old law — the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, or PASPA — that essentially limited sports gambling to one state. With the landmark decision, it will now be up to individual states and sports leagues to regulate sports betting as they see fit. And the immediate reaction to Monday's ruling was: How will this affect the NFL? And the NBA? And MLB? That's natural, given the high profile of those leagues. But you could argue the sport best-positioned to capitalize on the legalization of sports gambling is NASCAR. Professional racing has a multitude of well-documented issues — top sponsors leaving the sport, the retirement of

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