Online Sports Betting Passes TN House Committee

Online Sports Betting Passes TN House Committee

Legislation allowing online sports betting in Tennessee passed a House committee Tuesday. Although the bill has many amendments, lawmakers hope it will bring more revenue to the state. Also, they hope to stop betting revenue from leaking to Arkansas and Mississippi. House Minority Leader Karen Camper told gambling news sites that they saw it as an opportunity to improve the state’s economy. Governor Bill Lee remains against the expanding of gambling. However, he said he will look at the bill once it reaches his desk. In addition, the governor said…

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