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Morning Hot Reads: A Big Gamble

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 26 / 15

The L.A. TIMES notes legalized sports gambling " would open new revenue streams by way of sponsorship and advertising deals with the gaming industry ." It "might also help build a more loyal customer base." The N.Y. TIMES goes with the header, " Nerves Fray Over New French Open Stadium Plans ." C...

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