Texas considers sports betting with new bill

Sports betting market could be operational by 2020 under new proposals

Legislators in Texas will soon debate new sports betting legislation which could end the state’s long prohibition of gambling related activities. House Bill (HB1275), sponsored by representative Eddie Lucio III, provides for regulated sports betting, allowing for the issuance of licenses and the taxation of sports betting operators. The bill allows individuals aged 21 and…

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