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Sport Delaware governor puts first legal single-game bet on Phillies to beat Cubs

22:51  05 june  2018
22:51  05 june  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

Delaware becomes first state to offer sports gaming since Supreme Court decision

  Delaware becomes first state to offer sports gaming since Supreme Court decision Delaware moved quickly to take advantage of the recent Supreme Court ruling that opened the door for legalized gambling in all states.Delaware becomes the first state since that 6-3 court decision to offer sports gaming.

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Phillies Beat Cubs 5-3. K. G. @Kevfromchicago. Senior Analyst IApril 12, 2008. Tonight, the Cubs will send Ted Lilly to the mound against Cole Hamels. Game time is set for 6:05 CT. Delaware Will Be 1 st State to Have Legal Sports Betting .

Delaware became the first state to legally allow sports betting after the U.S. Supreme Court handede down a historical ruling allowing states to make their own sports gambling laws.

Delaware's three casinos were scheduled be open for business Tuesday, and state Gov. John Carney got in on the fun.

His first legal bet? A $10 wager that the Phillies will beat the Cubs on Tuesday night.

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The Phillies will be visiting the Cubs for a three-game series, with Tuesday's pitching matchup starring Zach Eflin vs. Kyle Hendricks.

It's a bold bet, considering the Phillies have lost six of their last eight games and the Cubs have home-field advantage. But what's the fun of betting without a little risk?

Congress will host hearing on sports betting, report says .
The NFL will reportedly be represented in the hearing, which will study ways to maintain integrity in the face of legalized sports betting.To that end, Congress will host a hearing on sports betting next week, according to ESPN. The NFL is reportedly among those invited to testify before the House Judiciary Committee hearing tentatively set for June 26.

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