Legal & compliance

Online betting introduced in Arkansas, passed to Committee

| By Marese O'Hagan
A bill calling for the introduction and regulation of online sports pools by casino licensees in Arkansas has been referred to the state House Rules Committee.

House Bill 1942, introduced by Representative Lee Johnson, asks for online sports betting to be approved “immediately” for operation in the state.

The bill outlines that each casino should have no more than three individually branded online sports betting platforms. The Arkansas Racing Commission would handle most other regulatory necessities such as determining the types of wagers offered, the record-keeping requirements, and ensuring children are not targeted by gambling advertising.

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