Puerto Rico seeks April launch for new sports betting market

Sports betting is coming to Puerto Rico and officials are hoping to launch by this April. The Gaming Commission of the territory has a new executive director, Orlando Rivera Carrión, who recently reported that a few more steps need to be taken before the industry can get started.

Green Light Before MLB Season

Officials want to get started with sports betting before the new Major League Baseball season begins. The league will start its spring training in mid-February and the opening day of the new baseball season is set for April 1. If the territory can wrap up the final steps to start the industry, players will have plenty to wager on.

One of the final steps to be completed is to create a budget, which will fin…