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January 9, 2020

Leagues finally cash in on sports betting by selling official data

By WAYNE PARRY
Associated Press

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Professional sports leagues struck out in their quest for a cut of sports betting money by claiming they needed payments to help protect the integrity of games.

They also fumbled an attempt to claim a share of betting proceeds by saying the games are the intellectual property of the leagues, and that they should be compensated when others profit off them.


 
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