California kills sports betting bill amid tribal opposition

Legislation now off the table until 2023 as next public voting opportunity is November 2022

California’s betting bill has been stopped in its tracks by senator and sponsor Bill Dodd following a public backlash from local tribes. Responding to questions, Dodd said it [the bill] established a constitutional right for state card rooms to offer casino tables games that tribal casino operators did not agree with. Under the state’s constitution,…

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