N.J. Congressman LoBiondo Proposing Legislation to Lift Sports-Betting Ban
New Jersey congressman Frank LoBiondo said he will introduce legislation to let states seek exemptions from a federal sports-betting ban.
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- Parimutuel wagering refers to the type of gambling where the total prize pool is based upon the amount of money wagered. The more money gambled, the bigger the prize.
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