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Offbeat '$10 on the Phillies': Governor places Delaware's first legal single-game bet

00:36  06 june  2018
00:36  06 june  2018 Source:   thescore.com

Delaware becomes first new state to legalize sports betting and will be ready to go in days

  Delaware becomes first new state to legalize sports betting and will be ready to go in days Delaware is set to become the first state to offer legal, single-game sports betting outside of Nevada since the Supreme Court's decision that lifted the de facto nationwide ban.Delaware will become the first state to offer single-game sports betting outside of Nevada, with three properties — Delaware Park, Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, and Harrington Raceway & Casino  — opening for sports betting business on Tuesday, June 5, the state announced on Thursday.

Delaware Governor John Carney placed his state' s first legal sports bet — $ 10 on the Philadelphia Phillies beating the Chicago Cubs Tuesday night. Who better to make the first bet than Delaware Governor John Carney? That’ s exactly what he did in placing $ 10 on the Philadelphia Phillies

In a tweet, Delaware ’ s governor , John Carney, a Democrat, announced that he had placed the state’ s first legal single - game bet : $ 10 on the Philadelphia Phillies Last week, Governor Carney said in statement that “ Delaware has all necessary legal and regulatory authority to move forward with a

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In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling that struck down a federal law prohibiting sports gambling, Delaware on Tuesday became the first state (outside the long-exempted Nevada) to legally allow sports betting - and Governor John Carney is already getting in on that sweet action.

Less than three weeks after the Supreme Court overturned the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, Carney placed the first legal single-game bet in state history, putting $10 on the Philadelphia Phillies to win Tuesday night's series opener against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.

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Governor John Carney officially placed the first single - game sports wager outside of Nevada at Delaware ’ s Dover Downs on Tuesday, just after 1 Governor Jay Carney Is First to Lay Down Legal DE Sports Bet , Putting $ 10 on the Phillies . Carney said that prior to the press conference, there were

Delaware became the first state to legally allow sports betting after the U. S . Supreme Court handede down a John Carney got in on the fun. His first legal bet ? A $ 10 wager that the Phillies will beat the Cubs on Tuesday night. Placed the first legal single - game bet in # Delaware — $ 10 on the

“Gloating (in) this business doesn’t last very long,” Carney said inside the Dover Downs Hotel and Casino sportsbook, per USA Today. “We are happy to be first today. I don’t expect we will be the only one very long, but today it feels very good to be first.”

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New Jersey governor signs bill allowing sports betting .
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation allowing the state's casinos and racetracks to begin taking sports bets. Murphy signed the measure Monday, making New Jersey the second state after Delaware to allow sports betting since a Supreme Court decision cleared the way for such gambling. Dennis Drazin, the operator of Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, near the Jersey shore, says Murphy will place the first bet on Thursday.Gov. Phil Murphy, a Democrat, signed the bill that was passed unanimously last week by the state Legislature allowing casinos and racetracks to offer sports betting in a taxed, regulated setting.

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