Illinois residents can now bet on in-state college teams

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Northwestern running back Evan Hull runs for a touchdown against Minnesota during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Rep. Mike Zalewski (23rd) joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to explain why he sponsored a bill that eliminates a ban on wagers on in-state college teams. Under the bill, wagers on local college teams must be placed in person at a casino.

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