Infographic: The history of betting

This infographic is not entirely baseball-specific, but still very relevant.  I knew that betting on sports has been around awhile, but it still has existed far longer than I ever imagined.  The development of television, internet, and other forms of media obviously revolutionized betting.  There is no longer a need to actually be present at a sporting event — we can place our bets from afar.

history of betting