SEC Commissioner says legalized sports gambling could harm athletes’ mental health

SEC Commissioner

With legalized sports gambling spreading throughout the United States, the commissioner for the nation’s premier college football conference took the podium Monday during the first SEC media day to present his case on how it could negatively affect the mental health of student-athletes. According to SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey, mental health is an issue athletes …

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Texas Family Busted For Illegal $33M Sports Betting Operation

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A Texas family is in a heap of trouble after authorities busted them for their illegal sports betting operations in Beaumont. Three family members admitted Tuesday to engaging in unlawful bookmaking and running an unlicensed sportsbook from their father’s used car lot for over three decades. Their crime is one of Texas’ largest ever schemes …

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New Jersey Online Gambling Keeps Rolling In Dough

New Jersey Online Gambling Reports

While the sports season has slowed in May, NJ still fairs well. May is not a particularly highly active sports month, therefore states with legal sports betting like New Jersey has taken a hit. Gross online gambling revenue dipped in the month of May from $53.08 million to $52.09 million for online casino, sports gambling, …

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Colorado Considers Sports Gambling

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In the midst of March Madness, Colorado is seriously considering gambling expansion to include sports wagering. Colorado’s legislature is readying legislation and efforts to legalize sports gambling as said by Representative Alec Garnett who is the House Majority leader, “We’ve been working the last couple of months with stakeholders trying to build what a legal …

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