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An update on New York State’s sports betting market

Ian McKinnell
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This month, New York State launched its own sports betting market. Already, the state budget director says sports betting revenue is blowing past expectations. Tens of thousands of people are now legally betting on sports in this state, and the participation is growing by the day. That's either an exciting development or a concerning one, depending upon your outlook. We discuss New York's new betting market and its future with our guests:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
Emmarae Stein is the production assistant for "Connections with Evan Dawson."