We have touched on this topic in the context of Sinclair and the TV telecasts, but didn’t have a thread on the general subject.
New news out of DC is that you will be able to buy a beer, hotdog and place a bet while at Nationals games.
BREAKING: Nationals reach multi-year, exclusive partnership with BetMGM. Will include the opening of a BetMGM Sportsbook connected to Nationals Park and the launch of a mobile app within the permitted area around the Park.
I guess a question is how popular betting on minor league games would be, but then again, if they are easier to fix, the money would be easier for the crooked gamblers to make… And the risk is not just players. Managers don’t make much, either, and they have plenty of control over outcomes.
Somewhere, Pete Rose is rubbing his hands together in anticipation…