In a different study released by FDU’s PublicMind in October 2011, results showed that New Jersey voters thought legalizing sports betting in New Jersey was a good idea. Half of New Jersey voters (52%) said that they approved the idea of legalizing sports betting at Atlantic City casinos and racetracks, 31% opposed it. In addition, there was a significant gender split: a majority of men approved of the idea by a wide margin (65-21), while only 39% of women approved and 41% opposed. The October results were stable, reflecting an earlier poll in April 2011 where New Jersey voters approved the legalization of sports betting in the state by a margin of 53%-30%. However, nearly two-thirds (66%) of voters were not aware of the upcoming statewide referendum on the issue. Age proved to be a divide: voters between the ages 18 and 34 were more likely to approve of sports betting than were older voters. Dr. Woolley commented: "But... younger voters... are far less likely to vote than other voters... As always, a lot depends on who actually shows up to vote."
Corruption in tennis has been long considered as issue. In 2011, the former world No. 55 Austrian tennis player, Daniel Koellerer, became the first tennis player to be banned for life for attempting to fix matches. The violations were outstanding between October 2009 and July 2010 after The Tennis Integrity Units had launched an investigation on behalf of the International Tennis Federation and the ATP and WTA tours. In 2004 and 2006, Koellerer was banned for six months due to his bad behavior. In addition, on August 2010, he facilitated betting by placing odds for matches and had links for placing bets.
A lot more goes into this than it may appear. Just as a team can quickly go from Cinderella story to perennial favorite, a lot can change every season in the online betting world. Our expert reviewers keep an eye on the trends, constantly monitoring and testing each of the top-rated sites listed. As such, SBD’s list of top sites is revisited and re-ranked regularly - our mission to find the ideal sportsbook for all types of bettors is never finished.
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Most states criminalize bookmaking, not the bettor who calls his bookie or bets through a pay-per-head site. This is similar to the UIGEA’s criminalization of overseas gambling operators. The sites offering the service are breaking U.S. law, there is no law against placing bets online for the individual. Bettors will find that the laws are similar when dealing with local bookies. Some states criminalize placing a bet with a local bookie, but these are almost all summary offenses or at worst, misdemeanors. Most states have no laws against placing a bet with a bookie.
No longer the only state to permit a wide variety of legal sports betting, Nevada is a mature market that has existed for decades. Many states might look to Nevada for the best practices in the regulation of sports betting. Nevada could even be designated as a national hub of sorts, via agreements with other states on topics such as oversight, liquidity, line monitoring and risk management.