Sports betting proposal shows benefits if approved for Illinois

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    A proposal to legalize sports betting in Illinois shows many benefits. including reducing Black Market gambling.

    The proposal also increased money flow in the Illinois economy by millions of dollars, according to a study by the Illinois Economic Policy Institute and the Project for Middle-Class Renewal at the University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign.

    If the practices are adopted, it could also create jobs.

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