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Robert Linnehan on Sports Betting Legislation

Gamblers place bets in the temporary sports-betting area at the SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia on Dec. 13, 2018. An estimated 17.6 million people are expected to place a bet on Sunday's Super Bowl online or in person at a sportsbook.
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Gamblers place bets in the temporary sports-betting area at the SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia on Dec. 13, 2018. An estimated 17.6 million people are expected to place a bet on Sunday's Super Bowl online or in person at a sportsbook.

To learn more about Senate Bill 386, WUGA’s Alexia Ridley spoke with Robert Linnehan, a journalist who specializes in sports betting legislation for the publication Sports Betting Dime.

Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!