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Senators push for legalized sports gambling in Georgia without a constitutional amendment

Posted on AllSides January 30th, 2024
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Another sports gambling bill is advancing in Georgia, with supporters saying they believe they can legally set up betting under the purview of the Georgia Lottery Corporation without putting the issue to a statewide vote through a constitutional amendment. The Senate Economic Development and Tourism Committee voted 8-2 Tuesday to advance Senate Bill 386, which would create 16 sports betting licenses. The measure moves to the Senate for more debate, although its prospects remain unclear after efforts to legalize gambling faltered once again in 2023. “We believe this bill has...

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