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Mobile-Only Georgia Sports Betting Proposal Passes House Committee

A sports betting proposal that would license at least six sportsbooks in Georgia hopped its first hurdle Tuesday. The House Economic Development and Tourism Committee passed HB 86, though that wasn’t a huge surprise. The bill is sponsored by Rep. Ron Stephens, the committee chair, and has significant backers behind it. Stephens said the legislation […] Read More
Posted on: February 4, 2021 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
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The Week In Sports Betting News: Cash Rules Everything Around Me

Happy Monday, everyone. Continued positive news around leagues returning to action means sports betting should be ramping up starting next month. Keep up with the biggest sports betting stories by subscribing to the LSR Podcast. Last week’s episode kicked off with one of the biggest stories of the week: the almost-certain death of California‘s sports […] Read More
Posted on: June 29, 2020 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
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‘Hail Mary’ On Georgia Sports Betting Falls Short At End Of Session

Partisan politics ended any chances of legalizing Georgia sports betting this year, according to Rep. Ron Stephens. Both chambers of the Georgia legislature renewed sports betting initiatives late in the session, but it was too little, too late. HB 903 and SR 841 were both substituted in the opposite chambers to include sports betting. Expanded […] Read More
Posted on: June 29, 2020 | Regulation Sports Betting | Matthew Waters
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How Georgia Sports Betting Bill Found New Life In Budget Crisis

Legislators revived a dormant Georgia sports betting bill Friday as the state wrestles with pandemic-induced budget issues. The Senate Special Judiciary Committee tacked the sports wagering measure onto HB 903, an unrelated bill about traffic tickets that passed the House in March. The measure now moves to the Senate floor, bringing sports betting in Georgia […] Read More
Posted on: June 19, 2020 | Regulation Sports Betting | Adam Candee
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