For the sports betting industry, 2020 was supposed to be one for the books. The timing for the coronavirus outbreak, however, could not have been worse for the wide-eyed casinos and online sportsbooks operators expecting to capitalize on legal sports wagering expanding across the U.S. “Timing was really bad because it happened right before March madness. Hiatus of NBA, should be talking about the first week of Major League Baseball.” said Joe Asher, CEO of William Hill U.S. in an interview with Cheddar.