sports betting

Sports Betting Bill Gets Bipartisan Push in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KVRR) — New bipartisan sports betting legislation would bring about the most significant change to Minnesota’s gaming laws in many years. The bill is being introduced by state Rep. Pat Garofalo of Farmington, a Republican, and state Rep. Zack Stephenson of Coon Rapids, a Democrat. It seeks to replace illicit gaming with a regulated market for Minnesotans…

North Dakota House wants voters to okay online sports betting

BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota House wants residents to decide if sports betting and internet poker should be allowed in the state. Representatives on Tuesday endorsed a pair of bipartisan resolutions and companion bills that set the rules for the gambling operations. Supporters say internet poker and sports betting would generate revenue for charitable causes and the state, including…

Minnesota lawmakers to reintroduce sports betting bill

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Two lawmakers have announced plans to introduce legislation to put Minnesota among 25 other states and Washington, D.C. in legalizing sports betting. The legislation is sponsored by Democratic Sen. Karla Bigham and Republican Rep. Pat Garofalo.  It would allow on-site sports wagering at tribal casinos for the first year, then mobile betting for those who sign up…

On Second Thought, Sports Betting Passed By ND House

The bill originally got the support of representatives present but fell two votes short Wednesday of the 48 needed for approval.

BISMARCK – North Dakota’s House has reconsidered and passed legislation to allow legal gambling on college and professional sports. The bill originally got the support of representatives present but fell two votes short Wednesday of the 48 needed for approval. The bill was approved by a second vote of 52-38. A separate bill that would allow gambling on professional sports…