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In this Nov. 18, 2019 photo, a patron visits a betting kiosk in the sports betting area of Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I. Legalized sports betting's rapid march across the U.S. could face some bigger tests in 2020. Less than two years after a U.S. Supreme Court ruling opened the door to sportsbooks outside Nevada, they have been legalized in states that are home to about one-third of the nation's population. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Associated Press
December 19, 2019 - 4:44 am
LINCOLN, R.I. (AP) — The line for the ticket windows at a Rhode Island casino's sportsbook stretched to the door on one afternoon last month: Gamblers were cashing in their winnings from betting on the victorious New England Patriots the day before and placing new wagers for that night. “This...
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Brian Kelly
November 08, 2019 - 9:03 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMOX) — What if someone places a bag of cash at the front door of an athlete? That was one of the scenerios presented Thursday as the Missouri House Interim Committee on Gaming wrapped up its final hearing. "What is the player supposed to do?" asked Committee Chair Dan Shaul of...
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Democratic gubernatorial candidate JB Pritzker on October 1, 2018, in Chicago. (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA)
March 04, 2019 - 7:18 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker is hoping the burgeoning sports-gambling industry will help solve Illinois' budget troubles, but state lawmakers must first legalize expanded wagering after years of failed attempts. Pritzker said during his budget address last month that the state could count on $...
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In this March 15, 2018 photo, people watch coverage of the first round of the NCAA college basketball tournament.
(AP Photo/John Locher)
May 14, 2018 - 9:52 am
The American Gaming Association estimates that Americans illegally wager about $150 billion on sports each year.
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