Upping the Ante: A tale of two governments on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean

Upping the Ante: A tale of two governments on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean

As the US finally opens itself up to gambling, Britain’s outlook is much gloomier

It was a hugely significant week for the betting industry, starting with a monumental announcement on Monday from across the Atlantic.

The United States Supreme Court belatedly ended a 26-year ban on betting on professional and college sports. The court’s decision permits state officials to pass laws permitting books to open on sports. It seems astonishing that it has taken this long – but then we are talking about a country that elected Donald Trump...

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