From the century-old Black Sox Scandal to Pete Rose and Tim Donaghy, sports are littered with well-known gambling scandals.
With Coronavirus shutting down the majority of sports leagues and events, there’s a severe shortage of opportunities to bet. But that doesn’t mean people have stopped gambling. And that’s led to a discussion on what it says about the people still betting, like Gary Rotstein, who detailed his foray into betting on Belarus soccer matches.
Coronavirus has altered or effectively halted nearly every industry in all corners of the world. Legal gaming has been especially devastated. As casino floors and hotel rooms sit vacant, Americans have shifted their attention to online casinos and poker rooms in the handful of states with regulated options.