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April 9, 2009 12:30 PM

11 Questions with Delaware Governor Jack Markell

RealClearSports recently interviewed Jack Markell, the Governor of Delaware. Gov. Markell is currently embattled with the NFL and the NCAA over his proposal to legalize sports gambling in his state.


1. Is the NFL's argument against sports betting a farce?
2. Should ESPN enter the debate?
3. Should NCAA games be kept away from gambling?
4. Is legalizing betting the best way to regulate it?
5. Could Delaware betting lead to a national problem?
6. Are you worried about NFL stars coming to Dover?
7. Why do Republicans support your proposal?
8. Why must bets be parlayed?
9. Would you still support this proposal if Delaware wasn't running a deficit?
10. Why is it acceptable to generate revenue from amateur athletics?
11. How'd your tournament bracket turn out?

Full Transcript of the RCS-Markell Interview

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