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Why We Shouldn’t Cheer the Rise of Sports Gambling

By Brian Mumbert for THE WESTERN JOURNAL

Anyone watching Super Bowl LVII or the NFL playoffs had to wonder if the American people have time for anything other than gambling on sports.

According to CNN, more than 50 million people were estimated to have bet on the Super Bowl, whose broadcast included numerous gambling ad spots.

In fact, the embrace of gambling by America’s four major professional sports leagues — the NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL — has come with shocking swiftness.

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