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Joe Cunningham Proposed Legalizing Sports Betting in South Carolina

If you watched the Super Bowl over the weekend and had a little wager placed on the game, you weren’t alone. But as 30 states around the country have now legalized sports gambling, South Carolina still has not. One of the candidates running for governor has said, he’s hoping to change that.

It’s estimated that more than 31 million Americans wagered over 7 billion dollars on the big game this past weekend but South Carolina doesn’t get any part of that revenue because sports betting is still not legal here. Joe Cunningham, who’s running for governor, thinks it’s time to change that as he proposed legalizing it should he get elected.

“This is about freedom, this is about liberty.” {...}