Just days before the Super Bowl final, featuring New York Giants and New England Patriots, a man was arrested for illegally streaming online football matches and other sporting events.
As the final approaches, and punters place increasing bets, it is worth to take a note of this event. If the Feds crack on pirated live events, they will surely crack down on behind the counter sports betting as under American gambling laws, unregulated sports betting is illegal.
Punters can bet on sports in US through legitimate means such as online sportsbooks.
According to American gambling news, online sports betting is heavily restricted for US-based bettors. However, for many punters located abroad, there are opportunities to bet on this year’s Super Bowl, and other sports as well.
Bet365 sportsbook offers a huge range of betting types, which include live in-play betting as well as mobile betting options.
While Madonna sings during the Super Bowl half-time, and millions of viewers enjoy their beers, the online sportsbooks will surely show streaming and constantly updated live odds on multiple outcomes and situations that will, or will not, occur on the football field between the Giants and the Patriots.
As America is giving a go-ahead to online gambling sites in USA, it is yet to be seen what will happen with online sports betting in the country as this is, currently, still illegal.
However, four states, including New Jersey, where New York Giants’ stadium is based, already challenged the federal law.