September 28, 2022 3:15 PM
In six weeks, California voters will head to the polls and decide the fate of legal sports betting in the nation’s most populous state. Unfortunately, most of the people heading to the polls don’t care about wagering, legal or otherwise.
The ballot, though thin on initiatives by California standards (there are seven), is filled with mightier issues, including reproductive freedom, the sale of flavored tobacco products, a marijuana business tax, and new guidelines for dialysis centers…
Sports betting does not carry that level of urgency or impact for most. According to a Morning Consult survey written about in Forbes in 2021, 12% of adult Americans regularly gamble on sports.