Texas’ Lieutenant Governor says sports betting bill won’t progress

Texas’ Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick has said that House Bill 1942, which details how Texas’ sports betting market would be regulated, has “little to no support” and will not progress through the Senate.

Texas’ House of Representatives voted in favour of HJR 102 last week. HJR 102 is a constitutional amendment which would give state citizens the chance to vote online sports betting into law.

HB1942 accompanied the amendment, and also passed through the House by a 82-51 vote.

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