Legal Sports Betting Starts At Rivers Casino, Which Expects Huge Demand

Legal Sports Betting Starts At Rivers Casino, Which Expects Huge Demand


THIS IS KDKA TV NEWS AT 6:00 P.M. IT IS COMPLETE. A COMPLETE CASINO. CROW DON’T HAVE TO GO TO — YOU DON’T HAVE TO GO A LAS VEGAS, ATLANTIC CITY. THE RIVERS CASINO IS BETH ON SPORTS BEFORE BETTING ON SPORTS. THE FIRST CAN HE KNOW IN WESTERN — CASINO IN WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA TO START TAKING BETS. JOHN DELANO HAS THE STORY. RIBBON CUTTING OPENED LEGALIZED SPORTS BETTING AND RYAN WAS AMONG THE FIRST TO BET. GOOD DAY TO COME DOWN AND BET ON THE STEELERS FOR A BIG WIN SUNDAY NIGHT AND FOR THE SUPER BOWL WIN. Reporter: THE RIVERS CASINO EXPECTS HOME TEAM BETTING. THE PROXIMITY TO HEINZ FIELD IS HUGE SAYS RIVERS GENERAL MANAGER. I THINK WE WILL SEE THAT ON SUNDAYS. Reporter: LOTS OF DEMAND TO BET ON PROFESSIONAL AND COLLEGE SPORTS. WE KNOW THAT THERE IS A LOT OF SPORTS WAGERING GOING ON UNDERGROUND. $150BILLION NATIONWIDE MARKET. RAISING SOME OF THAT UP, ABOVE GROUND AND LEGAL AND THEN TAXING IT SHOULD BE A GOOD REVENUE PRODUCER. Reporter: NO PREDICTION ON THE REVENUE BUT THE CASINOS ARE TAXED 36% OF THEIR GROWS REVENUE AFTER BETS ARE PAID OFF. BETTERS CAN PLACE A BET WITH RIVERS PERSONNEL OR THROUGH A KIOSK, ALL IN CASH WITH THE ODDS SET. OUR PARTNER THAT WE USE TO SET ALL THE LINES. OUR RISK MANAGEMENT. AND THEY DO THIS ALL AROUND THE WORLD. Reporter: RIGHT NOW THE PATRIOTS ARE FAVORED TO BEAT THE STEELERS BUT 2.5 POINTS. IF I PUT MONEY ON THE STEELERS, 100 BUCKS, AND THE STEELERS WIN, OR ONLY LOSE BY LESS THAN 2..5 POINTS, I WILL WIN $195. THE RIVERS IS COUNTING ON THOUSANDS LEARNING NO MATTER HOW THEY BET.

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