Georgia Senate Committee revives sports betting proposal

first_img22nd June 2020 | By Daniel O’Boyle Topics: Legal & compliance Sports betting Georgia’s Senate Judiciary Committee has resurrected the prospect of legal sports betting in the state by amending a bill to include a framework for legal wagering.House Bill 903 – which had initially dealt with traffic citations – was amended to become a sports betting bill instead, a practice common in the final days of a legislative session in order to get a bill over the line.The bill, which would amend the definition of a lottery in the state to include sports betting, now faces a vote on the Senate floor.HB 903 would allow for online and mobile sports wagering, with all licensees taxed at 20% of gross income and taxes going towards education in the state. Betting will be regulated by the Georgia Lottery Corporation.Read more on iGB North America. Georgia Senate Committee revives sports betting proposal Georgia’s Senate Judiciary Committee has resurrected the prospect of legal sports betting in the state by amending a bill to include a framework for legal wagering. Subscribe to the iGaming newslettercenter_img Legal & compliance Regions: US Georgia AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Email Addresslast_img read more