MLB Champions Integrity Amidst Sports Betting Surge

May 7, 2024
MLB Champions Integrity Amidst Sports Betting Surge
  • MLB is proactively addressing the impact of recreational sports gambling on the integrity of baseball.

  • Commissioner Rob Manfred stresses the importance of safeguarding against compromise of individual players.

  • The league boasts a dedicated integrity and compliance team and enforces a strict anti-gambling policy among players.

  • Legalized sports betting has made it easier for MLB to monitor and regulate betting activities compared to illegal gambling.

  • Manfred acknowledges the unintended entry of MLB into legalized betting post-2018 Supreme Court case but sees benefits in regulation for the sport's integrity.

  • The commissioner expresses confidence in MLB's ability to maintain the integrity of the game amidst the changing sports gambling environment.

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