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Top Sports for Illegal Wagers

Gary Morrison | Photographer's Choice | Getty ImagesPosted 14 Dec 19

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Top Sports for Illegal Wagering

In the world of illegal gambling, sporting events are far and away the biggest money maker. Literally hundreds of billions of dollars are wagered illegally in the United States on sporting events every year — from the bar-room bookie deals for hundreds, even thousands, of dollars at a time, to the simple Super Bowl office pool (yes, buying that $5 square is illegal in almost every corner of the country), millions of people are in on the action.

Click ahead to see the top sports for illegal gambling.

Gary Morrison | Photographer's Choice | Getty ImagesPosted 14 Dec 19