11-Year-Old March Madness Bracketeer Busted
DAVID GREENE, HOST:
Good morning. I'm David Greene. March Madness isn't over, but one NCAA tournament pool in Nebraska is. That's because the guy running the pool, Max Kohll, was informed that gambling is not allowed in his elementary school. Max, who's 11, invited friends to enter brackets for $5 each. Max's mom OK'd the gambling venture, but Max was brought before the principal and his class got a lecture about the dangers of gambling. Oh, in case you're wondering, Max had North Carolina going all the way. It's MORNING EDITION.
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