State Rep. Bennett: Stitt’s sports betting plan is ‘not an honest offer’

State Rep. Bennett: Stitt’s sports betting plan is ‘not an honest offer’

The Todd Pod: As the state representative for District 92, Forrest Bennett has a vested interest in Oklahoma City’s Dec. 12 arena vote and Gov. Kevin Stitt’s plan to bring sports betting to Oklahoma.

Todd Lisenbee

By Todd Lisenbee

| Nov 13, 2023, 4:39pm CST

Todd Lisenbee

By Todd Lisenbee

Nov 13, 2023, 4:39pm CST

On Nov. 2, Gov. Kevin Stitt outlined a plan for bringing sports betting to Oklahoma. I’m joined by State Rep. Forrest Bennet, D-Oklahoma City, to talk about that plan. We also discuss Oklahoma City’s Dec. 12 arena vote and more.

(00:30) Meet Forrest Bennett

(01:28) Thunder arena vote

(06:50) What if the new arena goes over the proposed budget?

(11:49) Sports betting in Oklahoma – what’s happened so far?

(14:48) Is the relationship fractured with the tribes?

(18:08) Mobile sports betting

(21:28) How Forrest supports soccer club Nottingham Forest

(23:31) FC stands for Friendship Club

(24:37) Can the legislature bring back Bedlam?

(26:26) Best athlete at the capital?

(28:00) What else is Forrest working on?

Todd Lisenbee can be reached on Twitter/X, Instagram or via email at [email protected].

Producer: Jacquelyn Musgrove

Creative Director: Michael Lane

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Todd Lisenbee is the host of The Todd Pod with Todd Lisenbee on the Sellout Crowd network. He has been a producer/talk show host at WWLS, The Sports Animal and 107.7 The Franchise during a Oklahoma broadcasting career that spans to 2002. Todd has broadcast high school basketball, football and soccer play-by-play since 2003 and is currently the voice of the UCO Bronchos, a role he has been in since 2018. He can be reached at @ToddOnSports on Twitter/X or Instagram or via email at [email protected].

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