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Virginia bill paves way for public referendum to expand gambling

9th March 2020 10:32 am GMT

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam will decide whether to sign legislation expanding his state’s gambling market after lawmakers approved a bill to establish land-based casinos, regulate sports betting, and deploy up to 2,500 new historical horse racing terminals in the state.

A package of gambling-related bills are incorporated into HB 4, which was approved Saturday by a vote of 27-12 in the Senate and by a vote of 60-35 in the House.

Eligible cities in Virginia would be allowed to [...]

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