For the first time ever, Illinois residents can legally bet on the Olympics

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TOKYO, JAPAN – JULY 19: A worker is seen make final preparations to the Cycling BMX Freestyle venue at the Ariake Urban Sports Park ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games on July 19, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. The Ariake Urban Sports Park will host skateboarding and BMX cycling events. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Dan Kildbridge, handicapper for, joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to talk about how Illinois resident can bet on the Tokyo Olympics and how Illinois stacks up against other states that have legalized sports gambling.

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