Lawyer Turned MA State Senator Eric Lesser on Legalizing Sports Betting


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1) 5:02 — Senator Eric Lesser joins the show!

2) 6:03 — Why MA is so cautious over sports gambling and policy concerns

3) 11:29 — Senator Lesser’s bill and timeframe for passage

4) 17:46 — Social ramifications of sports betting and economic impact on neighboring states

5) 23:28 — Ban on betting college sports and potential March Madness carve-out

6) 27:20 — The Career Path: From Lawyer to Politician

7) 32:24 — How long does it take states to pass sports betting bills / when will it be legal in Massachusetts?


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