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Is horse race betting on the horizon in Georgia?

Is horse race betting on the horizon in Georgia?

Proposals to legalize gambling in Georgia are now in the pipeline of both legislative chambers in the General Assembly. A bill introduced in the state Senate this week would allow pari-mutuel betting on horse racing in the Peach State subject to a statewide referendum. The Senate bill, sponsored by Sen. Brandon Beach, follows the introduction of two measures in the Georgia House of Representatives to legalize online sports betting and casino gambling. Beach’s 51-page bill calls for the construction of up to three mixed-use developments featuring a racetrack, hotels and restaurants. The facilities also could include convention space, entertainment venues…
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