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Sports Betting On the Go

Gambling services that turn your mobile devices into virtual casinos offer split-second sports bets and are driving the $20 billion sector to new levels
By Michael Kaplan | From Cam Newton, July/August 2021
Sports Betting On the Go
It was an NBA Sunday in Central New Jersey and Gadoon “Spanky” Kyrollos, one of America’s most prolific and successful sports bettors, was in his element. Some 88 miles away from the nearest casino, he occupied a conference room in the rear building of a suburban office park, placing tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of bets, all of them online, and all of them legal. Two of Kyrollos’ employees stationed themselves inside an adjacent room, monitoring lines of data identifying the ever-changing odds of games set to go off during the course of the afternoon and evening. The advantageous opportunities were limited, making it a relatively light day for Kyrollos and …
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