Louisiana governor signs first of two sports betting bills

Governor Jon Bel Edwards signs tax bill into law as amendments to regulatory bill await Senate approval

Louisiana is one step closer to legalizing sports betting after Governor John Bel Edwards on June 7 signed the first of two bills that would pave the way to launching online and retail sportsbooks in the state. Edwards put his signature on HB 697, a bill that establishes tax rates and fee structures for sports…

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