Georgia

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State population

10.4 million

 

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What type of licenses are available?

None

 

How many skins are permitted per license?

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How do you apply for a license?

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What are the integrity fees?

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What is the current tax rate?

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Is there a self-exclusion register in the state?

No

Is sports betting legal? 

No

There is currently no appetite within the state legislature to introduce sports betting regulation, and the state takes a traditionally tough line on all gaming.

 

Regulator details

Commercial Gambling Unit

GBI Headquarters

3121 Panthersville Road

Decatur, GA 30034

404-270-8491

https://investigative-gbi.georgia.gov/commercial-gambling-unit

 

Special agent in charge: Cindy Ledford

 

Is sports betting permitted online?

No. And Georgia – a state where there is strong opposition to all forms of gambling – won’t regulate any time soon.

 

Is there any specific legislation for daily fantasy sports?

No. A bill failed last year, but lawmakers are attempting again in 2018.

 

What legislation, if any, is currently pending?

Ongoing DFS regulation, and continued debate about legalizing land-based casinos in the state.