Who needs Intrade: Nevada lawmaker proposes allowing betting on elections

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Nevada State Senator Tick Segerblom has introduced a bill to allow people to bet on presidential and other federal elections, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports via the Political Wire.

He said the bill could be expanded to allow betting on the Academy Awards and other non-sporting events.

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