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Congressional Committee Reviewing Gambling Laws That Could Affect Sports BettingPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 21 / 16
A congressional committee is "reviewing federal gambling laws, including the 24-year-old prohibition on sports betting, and plans to introduce comprehensive legislation that also will address daily fantasy sports and other forms of gaming," according to David Purdum of ESPN.com. U.S. Rep Frank ...
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