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Bill Paves The Way For Sports Betting In Tennessee

Memphians might soon be able to bet on their favorite sports teams if a new bill becomes law in 2019. The "Tennessee Sports Gaming Act" would allow local governments to decide whether or not to allow sports betting. According to the bill's sponsor, State Representative Rick Staples, the bill intends to allow local governments to have a new form of income.

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4/10/2019

article Sports betting bill gains traction in Tennessee
(Tennessee) -- A Tennessee bill to legalize sports betting is gaining traction. A House committee advanced Democratic Rep. Rick Staples’ legislation Tuesday to...
article Tennessee Sports Betting Bill Passes Senate, House Committees
(Tennessee) -- Tennessee lawmakers advanced sports betting legalization bills out of committees in both the House and Senate this week, pushing legal sports wagering one...

4/9/2019

article Sports betting bill advances in Tennessee House, with money set aside for gambling addiction
(Tennessee) -- A bill to allow legal online sports gambling in Tennessee is advancing in the House of Representatives after briefly stalling amid bipartisan concerns....
article Sports Betting Bill Clears House Committee
(Tennessee) -- A bill that would legalize online sports betting in Tennessee cleared a House committee Tuesday after weeks of delays and debate. The proposal was amended...
article Sports betting bill gains traction in Tennessee
(Tennessee) -- A Tennessee bill to legalize sports betting is gaining traction. A House committee advanced Democratic Rep. Rick Staples' legislation Tuesday to allow...

3/27/2019

article Proposed Sports Betting Bill’s Future Under Question Following Opposition in Tennessee House Committee
(Tennessee) -- The future of sports betting legalization remains under question in Tennessee, as state lawmakers have shared their fears associated with a bill under...
article Tennessee Sports Betting Faces Opposition Ahead Of Next Weeks Vote
(Tennessee) -- Tennessee had its most advanced discussion of legalizing sports betting in the state on Tuesday. However, some major issues still remain ahead of a...

3/26/2019

article No Sports Betting On Sundays? Tennessee Considers Bizarre Rule
(Tennessee) -- A hearing on Tuesday in Nashville featured the most advanced discussion yet of Tennessee’s sports betting efforts, but some tall hurdles remain...
article Sports betting bill faces opposition from both Republicans and Democrats
(Tennessee) -- The fate of legal sports betting in Tennessee remains in question as lawmakers on both sides of the aisle raise concerns with a bill that would allow...
article Tennessee Legislators Punt Online Sports Betting Bill, Cite Wire Act Questions
(Tennessee) -- A bill that would make Tennessee the only state in the country to offer sports betting exclusively on a digital basis failed to advance out of a committee...

3/13/2019

article University of Tennessee has concerns on sports betting bill
(Tennessee) -- The University of Tennessee is expressing concerns about legislation to bring sports gambling to the state. At a House committee bill review meeting...

3/12/2019

article Sports betting bill getting a rework by sponsor
(Tennessee) -- The sponsor of a bill that would allow sports betting in the state of Tennessee is taking a red pen to his own legislation. State representative Rick...
article Tennessee sports betting bill getting makeover with touches from the top
(Tennessee) -- A bill that would allow sports betting in Tennessee is being re-worked heavily with some input from the Lee administration. "We are looking at what...

3/4/2019

article Bill aims to legalize March Madness pools
(Tennessee) -- With the NCAA Basketball Tournament just weeks away, a lawmaker has introduced the "March Madness and Fantasy Football Freedom Act" into the...
article Mixed Messages on Gambling Legislation
(Tennessee) -- Although a bill that would allow betting through sports-books in Tennessee advanced in the state House Departments and Agencies subcommittee last week,...

3/1/2019

article Delay in Two Gambling Measures Attributed to Gubernatorial Intervention
(Tennessee) -- At a time when various bills on behalf of legalized gambling are afoot in the legislature, the state's new governor is apparently putting his finger...

2/28/2019

article Tennessee sports betting bill passes through subcommittee
(Tennessee) -- The first bill filed in the State House will likely be one of the more debated. HB0001, which legalizes sports gambling in Tennessee, went before the...

2/27/2019

article Bill would make sports gambling legal in Tennessee
(Tennessee) -- You could soon be betting legally on your favorite sports teams here in Tennessee. A bill passed one hurdle Wednesday. "We're talking about...

2/2/2019

article Gambling is getting easier in Tennessee
(Tennessee) -- The Tennessee General Assembly has filed House Bill 1 and Senate Bill 16 in the respective state houses which, if passed, will legalize sports betting,...

1/13/2019

article New gambling legislation ups ante for sports fans
(Tennessee) -- Game days at the Fieldhouse Social sports bar, and others like it across the state, could soon have higher stakes. A law proposed by Knoxville...

1/12/2019

article Sports betting among first education bills filed in Tennessee in 2019
(Tennessee) -- A proposal that would let voters legalize sports betting to help fund local schools and infrastructure is among a dozen education-related bills filed in...

1/8/2019

article Medical cannabis, legalized sport gambling bills on tap as Tennessee Legislature convenes
(Tennessee) -- Tennessee lawmakers will kick off the 111th General Assembly, ushering with it a new governor and a freshman class poised to tackle the state’s most...

1/7/2019

article Bill would legalize sports betting in Tennessee
(Tennessee) -- In Tennessee, legislation that would enable local governments to decide whether to permit sports betting will reportedly be discussed when the 111th...

1/6/2019

article Tennessee House Bill Would Create County-by-County Sports Betting Referendums
(Tennessee) -- The very first bill filed in the Tennessee General Assembly in preparation for the new session beginning Tuesday in Nashville proposes legalizing sports...

1/4/2019

article New sports betting bill proposed in Tennessee
(Tennessee) -- A bill in Tennessee has been proposed which would allow the state's local governments to legalise sports betting. The Tennessee Sports Gaming Act...

1/3/2019

article Bill Paves The Way For Sports Betting In Tennessee
(Tennessee) -- Memphians might soon be able to bet on their favorite sports teams if a new bill becomes law in 2019. The "Tennessee Sports Gaming Act" would...

1/2/2019

article New Bill Would Legalize Sports Betting In TN
(Tennessee) -- Middle Tennesseans might soon be able to bet on their favorite sports teams if a new bill becomes law in 2019. The "Tennessee Sports Gaming Act...

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