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North Carolina launched sports betting this week, offering a new way for residents to place bets on sports events.

At the same time, Mecklenburg County introduced the ABC To Go mobile app and website for online liquor ordering, following the surge in online sales during the pandemic.

The app allows users to order ahead and pick up their purchases at local ABC stores by browsing inventory based on zip code.

This modernization effort aims to streamline the liquor purchasing process and cater to customers who prefer online ordering.

The move reflects ongoing efforts to update and modernize the state’s liquor sales system, which has roots dating back to the prohibition era. is the website.