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Operator/supplier deals

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Online/land-based partnerships

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Licensing deals

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Marketing deals

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Sports teams/franchises

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State population

7.4 million

 

Revenue

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Online/offline revenue split

0/100

 

Amounts wagered

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Total number of betting premises

29 casinos in state.

 

Stake tax take

Tribal casinos contribute up to two percent of revenues to state agencies affected by gambling.

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?

Not yet, but one is in the process of being established.

Is sports betting regulated or unregulated? 

Unregulated

Washington state has made no legislative moves yet, but there is talk of that changing in 2019.

 

Regulator details

Washington State Gambling Commission

4565 7th Avenue S.E.

Lacey, WA 98503

360-486-3440

askus@wsgc.wa.gov

https://www.wsgc.wa.gov/

 

Director: David Trujillo

 

Is sports betting permitted online?

No, and the state has been more aggressive than some in classification of online gaming as a felony.

 

Is there any specific legislation for daily fantasy sports?

No. The state regulator has pursued criminal proceedings against those offering fantasy sports online in the past, although hearings have been held more recently with a view to regulation. Bills have been introduced, with making significant progress thus far.

 

What legislation, if any, is currently pending?

None