MLB Wants Casinos to Pay It a Cut from Wagers Placed on the Sport

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Bleacher Report—Kenny Gersh, Major League Baseball's executive vice president of gaming, said the league is seeking a fee from casinos if sportsbooks are going to profit off legalized sports gambling...

MLB tells casinos league should get cut from wagers on sport. Major League Baseball is insisting to casino executives that the league should get a cut from wagers placed on the sport following the repeal of a federal ban on sports betting. An MLB executive speaking Wednesday at the casino industry's top trade show in Las Vegas also held that sports...