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Sports Gambling

Sports betting has taken over the sports world. Nowadays, betting on sports has become normalized. Sports betting helps fans tune in and watch the game which in the long run gives the sports more money. At the end of the day, sports aren’t just for entertainment. and it’s a business and like every other business, they will find ways to trick you and profit from you.

When someone bets on a sports game and makes some easy cash, they feel that drive and want to do it more if they think they have found a way to make that money. Once someone does those things one time and it pays off they feel the need to do it again because it already worked. Sports betting is just like a casino. It can lead to a gambling addiction.

Betting on games every once in a while is okay because there is a high chance that the gambler would earn something. It’s important to only bet when the gambler can afford to lose. Super Bowl 58 was the most bet on a game in NFL history. It was like that because it was also in Las Vegas. Millions of people bet on this game and succeeded.

If you do want to get into sports betting be careful because even though there are benefits there are a lot of problems that come with it. Bet responsibly and do not make any choices that could put yourself or others in a bad situation.

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Oliver Bills, Reporter
This is my first year on the Trailblazer staff. I am a writer. I play baseball for the Mcneil Mavericks. When I am not at school, I hangout with my friends and family and chill and practice baseball almost everyday.
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