Newsletter: A potential giant looks at sports betting - Bettors Insider Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 96, 6/28/19 
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Newsletter: A potential giant looks at sports betting - Bettors Insider Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 96, 6/28/19 

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A potential giant looks at sports betting

California, with its Golden Gate, numerous pro sports teams, countless college sports teams and 39 million residents, now has legislation introduced to legalize sports betting.

The goal is to have a referendum on the ballot in 2020.

And if there's one possible thing that might make Las Vegas swallow hard, because nothing has dented the handle so far, that might be it.

More here from ESPN and here from the Los Angeles Times.

Speaking of Vegas, they're No. 2

At least this month. According to numbers released by state gaming boards in May, New Jersey took in $318.9 million in bets while Nevada took in $317.4 million.

All hail, New Jersey. at least until Pennsylvania starts siphoning away southeastern PA bettors...

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Today's Schedule

Overnight we moved Neal Abrams' grass court tennis picks for men and women.

This morning we've got How We Fared, Sean Miller's soccer picks Women's World Cup, and Copa America and a second Miller piece looks at which stars may be making a jump to MLS during the transfer period. Also, Andrew Albert's baseball picks. And Mick McMudder's racing picks.

And Boop Vetrone has his Quickie Quiz and Single Digits stats, plus the Philly Props.

Throughout the day, we'll have also have soccer and tennis results.

All that and more today at

Thursday results

Neal Abrams went 9-3 in tennis picks.

We'll try to do better today.

Good luck at the tables, windows, kiosks and apps.


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