Delaware Online Gaming Bill Passes House
Voted out by margin of 29-8
A bill in Delaware that would legalize online table games, including poker, and expand other forms of gambling in the state passed the House Tuesday evening.
Twenty nine voted in favor and eight voted against. The bill underwent two amendments this week.
The Delaware Gaming Competitiveness Act of 2012 would authorize Internet gaming under the control and operation of the Delaware Lottery. The state is looking to partner with West Virgina and Rhode Island in offering online poker.
The Delaware governor’s office told Card Player in March that it would take up online gaming in an effort to keep its gaming industry competitive in the region.
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