Judiciary Committee to hear pitch for sports gaming tomorrow

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On Tuesday, April 23 at 9 a.m., the Louisiana Senate Judiciary B Committee will hear SB 153 by Sen. Danny Martiny  (R-Metairie).

SB153 calls for a parish-by-parish election to authorize sports betting, a new form of gambling in our state.

Sports betting would be allowed at Harrah’s land-based casino in New Orleans, on riverboat casinos and at race track casinos.