Season 9, Episode 3

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Today, roughly 60 million people in the U.S. and Canada play fantasy sports, with U.S. revenues alone reaching about $8 billion a year. (Photo: Miller/Getty)

What happens when tens of millions of fantasy-sports players are suddenly able to bet real money on real games? We’re about to find out. A recent Supreme Court decision has cleared the way to bring an estimated $300 billion in black-market sports betting into the light. We sort out the winners and losers.

To find out more, check out the podcast from which this hour was drawn: “The Economics of Sports Gambling.”