Louisiana & Tennessee Sports Betting Bills Advance

Legal Tennessee sports betting is coming into focus after the state’s House of Representatives passed a bill on April 24th, while its companion bill is headed for a floor vote in the Senate.

The Tennessee bill has undergone a series of changes during its passage through the state House. Language permitting bricks and mortar betting has been removed, meaning Tennessee would become the first state to legalize online wagering only.

Meanwhile, the state senate is set to hold a debate on a bill that would allow certain forms of sports betting in Louisiana.

The bill, known as the Louisiana Sports Wagering Control Act, would permit land-based wagering via machines, kiosks and designated windows. Sports betting would also be allow at horse racing tracks, casinos and riverboats.

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