How It Felt To Book Delaware’s First Sports Bet | Forbes

It’s been a few days, but last week I wrote something for Forbes about Joe Asher and Delaware’s first single-game sports bet:

In the wake of PASPA’s repeal, many states have made their intentions to start taking legal bets clear. But Delaware was the first to act on its intentions. But it’s been a long struggle to taking that first bet, something that William Hill US CEO Joe Asher, who started in the betting business at Wilmington’s Brandywine Raceway at the age of 16, knows better than anybody.

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Quite a story, to say the least.

Author: Dave

Director of the Center for Gaming Research at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and author of several books, including Roll the Bones: The History of Gaming. Also Forbes.com contributor.