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WBEZ-FM Studies Gambling Addiction

Topic: Investigative Reporting
Posted on 3/1/2019

Chicago Public Media’s WBEZ-FM Chicago aired an investigation on Illinois’ failure to study the impact of legalized gambling on addiction. WBEZ found that the state spends less on addiction services now than before legalizing video gambling 10 years ago, raising concerns about the growing sports betting industry.

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