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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.
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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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