The D.C. Council has decided not to move the measure forward as an emergency. Instead, it will proceed as standard legislation that will require a public hearing.
Virginia, one of many states considering whether to legalize sports gambling after a U.S. Supreme Court decision opened the door for states other than Nevada to get in the game, opens the debate during a 45-day legislative session that begins in January.
D.C. Councilman Jack Evans, a Democrat who represents Ward 2, said that he is “very confident” that he has the seven votes necessary to get the Sports Wagering Lottery Amendment Act to advance.
At a hearing of a House Judiciary subcommittee, GOP members expressed concerns Thursday about advertisements and online gambling platforms targeting minors, as well as the potential for match-fixing.
Astros teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer homered on consecutive pitches to begin the 10th inning, and the American League beat the National League 8-6 Tuesday night for its sixth straight win.
Unions representing professional athletes are starting to lobby states that are considering legal sports gambling, seeking protection for athletes from threats and harassment and from those who might seek to manipulate their performance on the field for monetary gain.
The Supreme Court opened the door to legal sports gambling in America. What happens next? WTOP takes a closer look.
On Monday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a sports betting case that could have far-reaching implications for a range of other hot-button issues. At issue is the whether the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution has been violated.
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