Sports betting, also referred to as SportBooking is the act of placing a bet on an event in sports. Historically, the payouts for betting on sports were determined by the outcome of the game. However, PASPA, which Congress adopted in 1992, prohibits betting on sports via the internet and in-person. After the repeal of PASPA Nevada is now a legal state for betting on sports. Apps for betting on sports handle the payments and record betting decisions acting as digital clearinghouses for bet calls as well as payouts.


Betting on sports in Iowa is legal and regulated, and is supervised by the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission. In Michigan sports betting is allowed within state borders at retail casinos . It was officially launched in March of 2020. ufa for sports betting was stopped in 2017 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. In 2018, Mississippi legalized sport booking in Mississippi but did not allow mobile betting. This is likely to change in the near future.