DC Council Gives Final Approval To Sports Wagering

Law360 (December 18, 2018, 8:45 PM EST) -- The District of Columbia is primed to offer sports betting next year after the district council gave final approval Tuesday to a bill that would legalize, regulate and tax the industry in the nation's capital.

Jack Evans, right, the D.C. Council member who sponsored the city's sports gambling bill, said it was important for the district to join jurisdictions already receiving revenue from betting. (AP)

With an 11-2 vote, the council passed B22-944 on second reading, sending the bill to Mayor Muriel E. Bowser, whose signature would advance it to a mandatory 60-day congressional review period. The bill would allow sports...

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