The owner of the Carolina Panthers, David Tepper, is cultivating sports betting in North and South Carolina. But resistance from pious lawmakers and debates over modes — mobile networks or brick-and-mortar locations — cast doubts on initial visions of cash fountains last May when the Supreme Court permitted states to allow sport betting.
Would everyone score? The impoverished Catawba tribe is desperate for a casino, but its still-unapproved facility straddling both Carolinas would sit a half-hour drive from Tepper’s stadium.
Read OZY’s profile of an up-and-coming sports gambling star.