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Intersection: Sports Betting In The Sunshine State?


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Sports betting at a casino in Las Vegas, NV. Photo: Baishampayan Ghose / Flickr

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A U.S. Supreme Court decision over the summer opened the door to legalized sports betting. The court struck down a 1992 federal law that effectively prevented most states from legalizing sports betting.

Some states have introduced legislation to allow sports betting but Florida isn’t one of them.

For more on the state of gaming in Florida and what the recent approval of Amendment 3 by voters means, 90.7’s Matthew Peddie spoke to Marc Dunbar. He’s an attorney at Jones Walker, and his firm represents gaming interests. He’s also an adjunct professor at Florida State University college of Law.


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Brendan covers space news for WMFE, everything from rocket launches to the latest scientific discoveries in our universe. He hosts WMFE's weekly radio show and podcast "Are We There Yet?" which explores human space exploration. He also helps produce WMFE's public affairs show "Intersection," working with host ... Read Full Bio »

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