• MLB Wants Casinos to Pay It a Cut from Wagers Placed on the Sport

    2 monthes ago - By Bleacher Report

    Kenny Gersh, Major League Baseball's executive vice president of gaming, said the league is seeking a fee from casinos if sportsbooks are going to profit off legalized sports gambling...
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  • MLB: League should get cut from casino wagers on sport

    2 monthes ago - By National Post

    LAS VEGAS - Major League Baseball and the casino industry are entrenched in their views on a league proposal to get a cut from wagers placed on the sport following the repeal of a federal ban on sports betting earlier this year.
    Representatives from both industries vigorously defended their believed right over the money wagered Wednesday during a panel at the casino industry's top trade show in Las Vegas. The MLB and other pro leagues haves asked for a percentage of the wagers, and casinos have strongly opposed any direct payments.
    Kenny Gersh, the league's executive vice-president of...
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