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West Virginia bill aims to legalise online poker and other interactive games

11th January 2019 8:39 am GMT

West Virginia Delegates Shawn Fluharty and Joe Canestraro have introduced legislation to legalise and regulate online gambling.

Their proposal would authorise the West Virginia Lottery Commission to develop regulations for interactive games, which are defined as any interactive racetrack, video lottery or interactive table game approved by the commission.

The state’s existing licensed gaming facilities would be the only ones eligible for interactive gaming licenses, and the bill requires them to only operate interactive gaming under their [...]

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