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Like a Caitlin Clark 3-pointer, betting on women’s sports is soaring

Like a Caitlin Clark 3-pointer, betting on women’s sports is soaring

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Led by fascination with basketball star Caitlin Clark, interest in — and betting on — women’s sports is surging. Clark, who made her professional debut Tuesday with the WNBA’s Indiana Fever, helped generate record-breaking levels of viewership and wagering on the NCAA women’s basketball tournament, and money is pouring in...

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Iowa investigator’s email says athlete gambling sting was a chance to impress higher-ups and public

Iowa investigator’s email says athlete gambling sting was a chance to impress higher-ups and public

A criminal investigator for the state of Iowa suggested to colleagues last year that busting college athletes for online sports betting would impress the public and “the powers that be” and perhaps nudge lawmakers toward updating gambling laws. “If they get suspended or get a scholarship taken away, so be it,” Division of Criminal Investigation...