Sports Byline: Andrea Kramer
Andrea Kramer, Ron Barr
Andrea Kramer talks about her HBO’s Real Sports piece on the state of legalization of sports gambling. Legal sports betting is an estimated 5 billion dollar industry, while illegal sports betting in the rest of the country has an estimated 150 billion dollar value. Kramer talks about the fight to legalize sports betting in the state of New Jersey, which would change the climate for sports culture in the rest of the country. Kramer also analyzed the pushback from sports leagues against the legalization of sports betting.