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Betting on the future of sports

Reproduced from Deloitte global survey; Note: 32 respondents were men aged 18–24, 100 were men aged 25–34, 274 were men aged 18–75 (this includes men aged 18–34), and 112 were women aged 18–75; Chart: Axios Visuals

The legalization of sports betting is putting pressure on nearly every company that touches athletics to capitalize on what is expected to be an extremely lucrative new industry. 

What's happening: Casinos, leagues and media are finding ways to get a piece of the action.

Midterm losers and retired politicians sign on as political pundits

Former politicians John Kasich, Trey Gowdy, Andrew Gillum and Claire McCaskill.
Former politicians John Kasich, Trey Gowdy, Andrew Gillum and Claire McCaskill. Photos: Getty Images

Fox News announced Wednesday it signed former Republican congressman Trey Gowdy of South Carolina as a contributor, adding to the slew of recently retired politicians making their TV debut in 2019.

Why it matters: TV news is giving its viewers some fresh faces ahead of 2020, and as Axios' Mike Allen noted Tuesday, some of the loudest political voices are becoming those who lost in the 2018 midterms.

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