ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 07, 1971
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(Studio) 1st bookie parlor opens in New York City tomorrow.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(NYC) Off track betting becomes legal with opening of parlor. [New York City Off Track Betting Corporation President Howard SAMUELS - says will run betting as bus.,'for public good; will offer more protection against fraud than bookies, more money for public.] People able to place bets by phone after placing money in betting account; racing tracks fear loss of attendance.
REPORTER: Gregory Jackson
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