“I have said, especially after the last hiring season and in the midst of this one, that it is going to take a lawsuit or legislative action to change things,” said Kenneth Shropshire, CEO of the Global Sport Institute at Arizona State University and an attorney. “I had no optimism about either happening. For the individual who brings the lawsuit, it could potentially be career ending. I also don’t know how you legislate around this.”
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More than half of the nation’s states have legalized sports betting in some form over the last few years, but the mix of new regulations and promotion hasn’t changed how most feel about the polarizing issue. That’s according to a new survey report conducted by the Arizona State University’s Global Sport Institute. The report, which included 2,400 participants over the course of this month, showed that 44% of respondents supported the ability to place bets at games while only 16% opposed.