Judge allows suit that seeks to stop sports gambling in R.I. to go forward

The constitutional challenge to legal sports betting in Rhode Island is rolling ahead after a Superior Court judge Thursday ruled that former Republican Providence mayoral candidate Daniel Harrop has standing to sue the state over it because he lost a bet on the New England Patriots last year.Harrop wants a judge to halt state-sponsored sports betting in Rhode Island until it is approved by voters, arguing that the state constitution requires a referendum for any expansion of the […]

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