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Online Sports Betting Bill Clears Georgia House Committee

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By Dave Williams | Capitol Beat News Service

ATLANTA – Legislation legalizing online sports betting in Georgia passed a committee in the state House of Representatives this week.

The House Economic Development & Tourism Committee voted 20-6 in favor of moving forward a bill that enjoys th...

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  1. I just can’t muster up a good feeling about this. In high school, I was accidentally put into an advanced math class that was basically a probability and statistics course. I learned very quickly that “you can never beat the house” over time. And so I never buy a lotto ticket and I sure don’t bet on sports events. Unfortunately the vast majority of those who erroneously think that they can win at any sort of gambling game are people who are the very least able to afford it. I am concerned that this sort of fund raising does a lot more harm than good… I’m all for letting people make their own choices, but some things are just obviously bad moves.

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