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Commentary: How sports betting has impacted New Yorkers’ family relationships

Gambling on sporting events was taken over by New York organized crime in the mid-20th century. If you wanted to place a bet on sports, you had to contact a bookmaker, today called a bookie. The dictionary definition of “bookie” is “a person or organization that accepts and pays off bets on sporting and other ...