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Sports betting bill getting a rework by sponsor

The sponsor of a bill that would allow sports betting in the state of Tennessee is taking a red pen to his own legislation. State representative Rick Staples said there's some things he would like to clarify in the bill to make it easier to understand. Staples introduced the sports betting bill to help raise money for counties and cities across Tennessee. It would allow sports betting businesses and betting kiosks to operate.

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3/13/2019

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3/12/2019

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3/4/2019

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3/1/2019

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2/28/2019

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2/27/2019

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2/2/2019

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1/13/2019

article New gambling legislation ups ante for sports fans
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1/12/2019

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1/8/2019

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1/7/2019

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1/6/2019

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1/4/2019

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1/3/2019

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1/2/2019

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