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Sports Betting Bill To Be Introduced This Week At Minnesota Capitol

1 month ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Two Minnesota lawmakers will introduce a bill this week to legalize sports betting.
Gambling on games is currently legal in almost half of the United States, including Iowa and South Dakota.
Republican Rep. Patrick Garofalo, who is co-sponsoring the bill with Democratic Sen. Karla Bigham, says if Iowa can do it, why can't Minnesota?
“Allow consumers to have a safe experience, have good consumer protections, and at the same time defunding some organized crime that might be taking place with that money,” Garofalo said.
He says revenue isn't a primary motivator for legalizing...
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