PHS Takes: Should New Jersey ban sports betting?

April, 2024
Asya MorozovKatie QinDester Selby-SalazarSPORTS CO-EDITORS


In New Jersey, sports betting has been legal at casinos and racetracks since 2018. With MLB player Shohei Ohtani’s and NHL player Shane Pinto’s recent involvements in betting scandals, the question for many is whether sports betting should continue to be promoted so strongly. At PHS, many students are interested in these betting scandals, and it’s common to hear conversations about these issues in the halls.