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The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 “prohibits gambling businesses from knowingly accepting payments in connection with the participation of another person in a bet or wager that involves the use of the Internet and that is unlawful under any federal or state law.”
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Mixed martial arts has literally taken over the sportsbook world.
“There’ll be a boxing match every once in a while, like (Floyd) Mayweather’s last fight, (which) was probably bigger than anything. But on a week to week basis … if it’s a good card in MMA, we’re getting just as much interest in those,” Mike Piranio director of Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino’s race and sports book told MMA Junkie.
“I would say the Rousey run was a lot of (betting) tickets, and a lot of different interest in that,” he said. “That was really good for MMA and the UFC, obviously. She made a huge impact in the number of people (betting on MMA) – and they still come now. It’s not like they quit. If she fights again, I’m sure they’ll come back and bet it.
“She upped the interest in MMA for the regular sports book fan – guys who don’t follow it religiously, they know about it now.”
Again, before this weekend’s UFC 210 showdown in Buffalo, New York, or any future UFC event, check out this list of top sportsbooks for MMA.