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Sports betting starts today in Iowa

Posted at 11:02 AM, Aug 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-15 17:07:17-04

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (KMTV) — Back in May, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed two bills which would make betting on sports legal at Iowa casinos and online. Today, the bills will take effect.

See also: IA - Sports betting and fantasy sports bills signed into law

To see how the whole system works, 3 News Now Reporter Phil Bergman is heading to Iowa to talk to a local casino that's ready to take their first bet. He'll also be on-hand as they accept it.

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