Capitol Report: Sports betting in Connecticut a possibility

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HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A Supreme Court decision could open the door to legalized sports gambling nationwide.

In response to this, Connecticut’s Democratic lawmakers are pushing legislation to position the state so it can regulate and tax an already existing industry.

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Last Wednesday, Democratic House leaders said that sports gambling in Connecticut could raise $40 million to $80 million a year for the state.

Watch the video above to learn what our panel thinks of the odds.

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