For some, sports betting is not a panacea, it’s just illegal

SPORTS BETTING: Attorney Joseph Larisa, founder of Larisa Law in Providence, stands in front of the Superior Court building in Providence. Larisa is representing Dr. Daniel S. Harrop, a Providence psychiatrist who has filed a lawsuit in state Superior Court seeking to overturn state approval of sports betting unless it is approved by voters.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
SPORTS BETTING: Attorney Joseph Larisa, founder of Larisa Law in Providence, stands in front of the Superior Court building in Providence. Larisa is representing Dr. Daniel S. Harrop, a Providence psychiatrist who has filed a lawsuit in state Superior Court seeking to overturn state approval of sports betting unless it is approved by voters.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
Did Rhode Island voters approve sports betting when they agreed to allow table games at the state’s casinos? A lawsuit filed this month in state Superior Court says no and seeks to overturn state approval of sports betting, as well as any additional expansion to mobile gaming, unless voters approve it first. The lawsuit plaintiff…

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