Mobile Sports Betting Bill Moves Forward in Rhode Island Senate

A bill that would add mobile sports betting to Rhode Island’s current land-based offerings unanimously cleared a Senate committee and is headed for a vote by the full Senate.

The bill — S0037 — would legalize mobile sports betting through the state’s two Twin River casinos, both of which have land-based sportsbooks at their respective locations in Tiverton and Lincoln. 

With the servers being physically located on-site at the two casinos, lawmakers believe they can avoid a constitutional requirement for a voter referendum to add gaming locations.

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