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St. Joe Gaming Commission Member Expects Legislature to Consider Bills about Sports Gambling

FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2018, file photo, employees prepare to take bets moments before the new sports book at the Tropicana casino in Atlantic City, N.J., opened. Most of the states that moved quickly to legalize sports betting after a Supreme Court decision last year are still waiting for the expected payoff. Only New Jersey and Delaware saw the tax revenue to their state budgets meet projections. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)

In 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a federal ban on sports betting, allowing states in America to legalize that type of gambling if they want. Missouri Gaming Commission member Pat Conway of St. Joseph expects the Legislature to again consider bills that would legalize sports gambling in the state. . .

According to sports media company Action Network, sports betting is legal in more than two dozen U.S. states.


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