Alabama football coach Nick Saban announced his retirement on Wednesday, bringing an end to one of the most illustrious careers in college football history.
Saban was not only responsible for leading his teams to six national championships, but he completely changed the economics of the University of Alabama and the state itself. His departure will lead to an inevitable power shift within the region across multiple industries.
So, could Nick Saban’s retirement actually affect the future of sports betting in the South? We’d argue that yes, it can.