Georgia lawmakers will take a serious look at legalizing sports betting when the 2020 legislative session opens up next year.

There’s been an effort to expand the state’s gambling laws by professional sports franchises, including the Atlanta Braves, who are owned by Liberty Media (NASDAQ: BATRK).

Liberty Media CEO Greg Maffei addressed the impact of legalized sports betting of when asked about the issue during the company’s quarterly conference call on Monday.

“I do think it’s both…

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