Lottery Commission Studies Sports Betting In North Carolina

Barely month after approving sportsbooks at tribal casinos, another new law has authorized North Carolina’s lottery commission to study whether to allow legal sports betting state-wide.

Senate Bill 574 passed the General Assembly in Raleigh on August 29 and Governor Roy Cooper, a Democrat, signed it on Thursday. 

Currently, wagering on games in North Carolina is approved only at two tribal casinos owned by the Eastern Band of Cherokees, who own Harrah’s Cherokee and Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River, which are both managed by Caesars Entertainment.

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