CA might legalize sports betting. Big risk for gambling addicts?

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A measure on the November ballot would allow online gambling via smartphone or other digital device, anywhere and anytime. Photo by Shutterstock.

Two November ballot initiatives would legalize sports betting in California. It could provide a windfall for the state, but gambling addicts are worried.

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