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New bill aims to authorise Georgia Lottery’s expansion into sports betting

24th February 2020 10:49 am GMT
Georgia Lottery

Senators in the US state of Georgia have introduced legislation to regulate sports betting as a lottery game.

The proposal introduced Friday follows an unsuccessful attempt last year to legalise and regulate sports betting through a constitutional amendment.

The senate bill defines sports wagering as a lottery game and gives the Georgia Lottery responsibility for operations and management alongside a new body, the Georgia Mobile Sports Wagering Integrity Commission, which would be responsible for licensing.

The lottery would be authorised to form partnerships [...]

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