There was once a time when to place a sports bet, you had to travel to a land based bookmaker. It was certainly the case in the United Kingdom and across Europe. The same applied in the United States but with sports betting limited for legal reasons, there were fewer land based sportsbooks to visit.
There are sure to be many sports fans who would prefer to step into a land based sportsbook and place a bet. However, convenience has started to play a huge role in our daily lives. You only have to look at supermarket deliveries, online shopping, and home technology to see how we are changing our habits. The same applies to online sports betting and for convenience alone, it has to be the future of gambling.
Using the sportsbooks of Tennessee as an example, the Tennessee Education Lottery has approved licenses for mobile sportsbooks and at time the time of writing, there are already three available. One of them is BetMGM Tennessee and people residing in Tennessee who would like to have a wager on an upcoming sports event can simply install the application on their mobile device and make the bet. This saves having to travel to a specific venue in the state, which could be a long distance away just to have a wager on a single game.
The continued development of technology is another reason why online sports betting is the future of gambling. We now have a greater