After much debate, but with no new amendments, the District of Columbia Council voted 9-2 on Tuesday to advance its sports betting bill to a second hearing on Dec. 18. The bill, as written, will effectively allow the the D.C.
Legalizing sports betting in the nation’s capital is getting hairy. After the Finance and Revenue Committee voted to move B22-0944 forward last Wednesday, a coalition that includes several professional leagues and mobile and online sports betting operators has begun circulating a flyer
If the sports betting bill that’s currently on the table in Washington, D.C. is approved as written on Tuesday, the District will be on the cutting edge of sports betting — the bill allows for five professional sports stadiums in
The professional sports leagues struck out again on Wednesday when the D.C. City Council opted to remove language from its sports betting bill that would have payed the leagues a so-called royalty. Entering Wednesday’s “mark-up” hearing in the Finance and
A Washington Post poll conducted in Sept. 2017 showed that 55 percent of respondents approved of legalizing sports betting with only 33 percent disapproving — the highest level of support ever recorded by the Roper Center public opinion archive.
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