Expanded Sports Betting in Washington Moves Forward

It wasn’t that long ago that sports betting in Washington State was passed. That legislation, however, restricts the activity to Tribal casinos. Now, the push is on to expand the activity to card rooms in the state… a move that supporters say will add jobs and tax revenue. The bill has come out of the state Senate and is backed by the Nevada-based Maverick Gaming. They are the same company that backed a similar bill last year. That legislation ultimately came up short of their goal, however. Tribal gaming interests in the state are naturally opposed to expanding sports wagers…

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