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NFL, NCAA oppose Del. gambling bill

Updated: March 27, 2009, 3:43 AM ET
Associated Press

DOVER, Del. -- State officials may have to run through the NCAA and National Football League before they can score additional revenue for Delaware through a sports betting lottery.

Representatives of the NFL and National Collegiate Athletic Association visited Dover this week to lobby against Gov. Jack Markell's proposal to reauthorize sports gambling in Delaware.

NCAA officials are threatening to ban all playoff games in Delaware if the state legalizes sports betting, ...

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