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Horse race at Delaware Park. Photo by Scott Serio/Eclipse Sportswire via Getty Images

Delaware tomorrow will become the first state outside of Nevada to legally allow sports betting, just three weeks after the Supreme Court struck down a federal ban.

On deck: New Jersey and Pennsylvania are expected to soon follow suit.

Delaware will allow single-game and championship betting on professional baseball, football, hockey, basketball, soccer, golf and auto racing at all three of the state's casinos.

  • Wagering can begin at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
  • For now, only bets professional sports are permitted. However, college betting may be permitted in the future per USA Today.
  • Delaware was one of five states previously under partial exemption from the federal sports betting ban because of laws it had in place before the ban was made official in 1992. But options were limited to things like parlay bets on NFL football games.
  • Delaware put a plan in motion just days after the SCOTUS ruling.

What's next: New Jersey legislators this week will vote on a bill that allows consumers to place wagers.

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Biden plans to ask public to wear masks for first 100 days in office

Joe Biden. Photo: Mark Makela/Gettu Images

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris sat down with CNN on Thursday for their first joint interview since the election.

The big picture: In the hour-long segment, the twosome laid out plans for responding to the pandemic, jump-starting the economy and managing the transition of power, among other priorities.

The quick FCC fix that would get more students online

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

As the pandemic forces students out of school, broadband deployment programs aren't going to move fast enough to help families in immediate need of better internet access. But Democrats at the Federal Communications Commission say the incoming Biden administration could put a dent in that digital divide with one fast policy change.

State of play: An existing FCC program known as E-rate provides up to $4 billion for broadband at schools, but Republican FCC chairman Ajit Pai has resisted modifying the program during the pandemic to provide help connecting students at home.

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America's hidden depression

Biden introduces his pick for Treasury secretary, Janet Yellen, on Dec. 1. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

President-elect Biden faces a fragile recovery that could easily fall apart, as the economy remains in worse shape than most people think.

Why it matters: There is a recovery happening. But it's helping some people immensely and others not at all. And it's that second part that poses a massive risk to the Biden-Harris administration's chance of success.

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