Dave Portnoy says the day-trading revolution will slow down once sports return and people go back to work, but gambling analysts aren't so sure

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Dave Portnoy, the poster child of the day-trading revolution, warned that it may come to a rapid halt once people with regular nine-to-five jobs return to work, and sports returns.

In an interview with Business Insider, Portnoy said: "It's probably a lot harder to be day trading and paying attention to the stock market when you have a normal nine to five job."

However, industry analysts disagree.

"There is no reason to think there will be some mass exodus once sports come back," one analyst told Business Insider.

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As casinos begin to open up this month, Dave Portnoy, the founder of Barstool Sports said he is eager to flock back to the sports betting industry, but market players don't think he will be returning to the same industry that he left before COVID-19 kicked-off.

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