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Sportsbetting legalization takes a step forward in Maryland

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Both houses of the Maryland General Assembly reportedly passed proposed legislation yesterday that would allow local voters to decide via a November referendum whether the state should legalize sportsbetting. According to a Wednesday report from The Baltimore Sun newspaper, the measure seeks voter consent to award an unspecified number of successful candidate operators with ...

California sportsbetting legalization campaign gaining momentum

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In California and the campaign to legalize land-based sportsbetting by means of a November referendum has so far reportedly managed to garner the support of over 600,000 residents. According to a Monday report from the news domain at LegalSportsReport.com, the effort is seeking permission to place a question on the upcoming election ballot that ...

Virginia lawmakers pass casino and sportsbetting legalization measures

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In Virginia and the long-running campaign to get casinos legalized reportedly took a massive step forward on Sunday after state legislators passed a measure that could see gambling-friendly venues authorized for five disparate cities. According to a Sunday report from local television broadcaster WSET-TV, the Virginia House of Delegates passed the casino proposal yesterday ...

Georgia legislator floats online sportsbetting legalization measure

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In the southern American state of Georgia and legislation has reportedly been introduced that could see the jurisdiction become the latest to legalize online and mobile sportsbetting for the benefit of local educational programs. According to a Thursday report from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution newspaper, the measure from Georgia State Senator Burt Jones (pictured) asks ...

Alaska Governor launches lottery legalization proposal

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The Governor for Alaska, Mike Dunleavy (pictured), has reportedly proposed legislation that could see the giant northern state establish a lottery and legalize keno, video lottery terminals and online sportsbetting. According to a Thursday report from the Anchorage Daily News newspaper, the proposition from the 58-year-old Republican would also allow a newly-created Alaska Lottery ...

Washington Redskins lobbying for Maryland sportsbetting legalization

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The Washington Redskins franchise of the National Football League (NFL) is reportedly hoping to tempt legislators in either Maryland or Virginia into legalizing sportsbetting as part of an arrangement for a new stadium. According to a Sunday report from The Washington Post newspaper, the side has played its home games at the 82,000-seat FedExField ...

Sportsbetting legalization takes a step forward in Kentucky

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A committee of the Kentucky House of Representatives reportedly passed proposed legislation yesterday that could soon see the southern state become the latest to legalize sportsbetting, fantasy sports contests and online poker. According to a Wednesday report from The Courier-Journal newspaper, the unanimous approval of House Bill 137 by the nine-member House Licensing, Occupations ...

Michigan legislators approve sportsbetting legalization measure

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The Michigan House of Representatives reportedly passed a wide-ranging piece of legislation earlier this week that could soon see the Midwestern state become the latest to legalize sportsbetting, fantasy sports competitions and online casino gambling. According to a Wednesday report from The Detroit News newspaper, the 110-member body signed off on House Bill 4307 ...

California tribes to launch sportsbetting legalization campaign

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In California and a consortium of 18 casino-operating tribes is reportedly due to launch a campaign that could see voters asked whether they would like the western state to become the latest to legalize sportsbetting. According to a Wednesday report from the Los Angeles Times newspaper, this initiative is being led by the federally-recognized ...

California legislators to hold hearings into sportsbetting legalization

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Legislators in California are reportedly set to begin considering a measure later this month that could eventually lead to the western state legalizing sportsbetting via the passage of a local constitutional amendment. According to a Friday report from LegalSportsReport.com, members of the Democratic-controlled California State Senate have set a tentative November 20 start date ...