Americans love to gamble. So it’s a pity that the incumbent U.S. gambling industry (and some prudish citizens) have made gambling mostly illegal in this country.(Except, of course, for Las Vegas, Atlantic City, dozens of Indian reservations, riverboat casinos, state lotteries, Wall Street, horse-racing, and other Congress-approved forms of gambling, which continue to go gangbusters.)
Fortunately for citizens of the world, if not the United States, companies like the UK’s Betfair are now facilitating gambling online. And they’re making great money doing it.
Betfair is the 9th most valuable private digital company in the world, according to the Digital 100 >