AGA urges clamp-down on illegal NFL online betting
The American Gaming Association (AGA) has called for more to be done to tackle illegal online gambling websites, after a study forecast an increase in consumers using offshore sites to place online bets on the 2020-21 National Football League (NFL) season.
Some 33.2m of American adults are set to place some form of wager on the NFL during the upcoming season, which begins later today (September 10) with the Kansas City Chiefs playing the Houston Texans.
Should this be the case, this would represent a 12.6% decline on the 38m adults that were expected to place bets in the 2019-20 campaign, which ended with the Chiefs beating the San Francisco 49ers 31-20 to clinch Super Bowl LIV.
However, this year’s study, which Morning Consult carried out on behalf of the AGA, only surveyed 2,200 American adults, compared to 11,001 last year.
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