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Presidential election betting becomes legal in West Virginia

Posted at 12:13 AM, Apr 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-08 04:17:58-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Betting on presidential elections is legal in West Virginia.

The state became the first to allow sports books to take wagers on elections.

Odds were posted Tuesday, with President Trump as the favorite to take this year’s presidential election.

Las Vegas bookmakers have also been interested in taking election bets.

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Jimmy Vaccaro at the South Point hotel-casino shared his odds earlier with 13 Action News, for entertainment purposes.