In movie8k , the only method to get in on the excitement of sports betting was by visiting an Sports Booking Operator. You had to fill in details and pay the appropriate fees. Today the apps for betting on sports are clearinghouses. They register and process bets and bets and pay out. In some states, like Nevada, sport betting has been made legal online. It may take several years, based on the laws, before it is legal in your particular state.