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State Sen. Brendan Crighton refiles legislation to legalize sports betting

BOSTON — State Sen. Brendan Crighton (D-Lynn) refiled legislation Friday that would legalize sports betting in Massachusetts. The United States Supreme Court lifted the federal ban on the practice in May 2018. Since then, 25 states, including New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New York, and Washington, D.C., have all followed suit. “This legislation would create robust…

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