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West Virginia sports betting bill faces final vote in House of Delegates today


The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register

WHEELING, W.Va.  — A bill regarding the legalization of sports betting in West Virginia comes up for final passage today in the West Virginia Legislature.

The House of Delegates is set to have its third and final reading on Senate Bill 415, and members then would vote on whether to make it law.

If passed, the legislation would permit sports betting at West Virginia’s four racetracks — and The Greenbrier resort owned by Gov. Jim Justice. The law would only go into effect, however, if Congress acts to authorize sports wagering on the national level, or if the U.S. Supreme Court renders an opinion permitting states to start sports betting games.

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