Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Iowa betting scandals no surprise

But why are we the epicenter of sports betting misconduct?

Watch any sporting event broadcast in America, and you’ll be bombarded with ads from sports books urging you to bet on the game.

“Deposit your first $5, get $250 in free bets!”

“Refer a friend, get $100!”

“Cast your first $50 bet, get $500 in bonus bets!”

America has gone bonkers for online sports betting thanks to a 2018 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down laws banning its existence. Now, basically anyone over the age of 21 has the opportunity to bet on a game from the comfort of their own couch. Making things easier is the fact that all of this is mobile – if you have a cellphone, tab...

Rendered 07/10/2024 06:02