Washington governor signs bill allowing sports betting

A bill to allow sports gambling in Washington state, but only at tribal casinos, was signed by Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday. Inslee said the bill would allow the state and Indian tribes to enter into new gaming compacts to cover sports betting. “This will allow people to participate in a new gaming activity that is safe and well-regulated by the tribes,” Inslee said as he signed the bill, which was easily passed by both houses of the Legislature.

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