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Thu May 28, 2020, 08:18 PM

Louisiana Legislature approves major gambling expansion

Louisiana's Legislature has approved a major gambling expansion that will allow voters in each parish to decide whether they want to legalize sports betting.

The House voted 71-24 late Wednesday for Senate Bill 130 by Sen. Cameron Henry, R-Metairie, the final legislative hurdle. Henry's bill now goes to Gov. John Bel Edwarrds' desk for his signature.

It will appear on the Nov. 3 ballot if Edwards signs the bill into law.

But even in parishes where voters approve the measure the ability to place a bet on their favorite college or pro sports teams could still be a year or more away.

Read more: https://www.thenewsstar.com/story/news/2020/05/28/louisiana-legislature-approves-major-gambling-expansion/5274089002/
(Monroe News Star)

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