CarolinaCast: Sports betting is off to a fast start in North Carolina. How are college students affected?

Sports betting has been legal in North Carolina for more than a month, and state officials say more than 300,000 betting accounts have been activated in the state, enough to generate more than $60 million dollars in tax revenue in its first year. Carolina Connection reporter Hamsini Sivakumar talks with Lorelai Sykes about how sports betting is affecting college campuses.

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Carolina Connection – Apr. 27, 2024

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