Gambling In The Usa: Illinois Comes On The Heels Of Virginia
Virginia is already on the finish line in the subject of legalizing sports betting. Last saturday, the legalization should approved the general assembly, and in illinois plan to take the second attempt to liberalization.
The general assembly of the state of virginia approved the draft law on the legalization of sports betting. The last word for the state governor by ralph nortman, who previously declared what refers to the possibility of opening the gambling market.
The bill involves creating a casino in norfolk, richmond, portsmouth, danville and bristol.
It is also assumed that the lottery council of virginia will be as a manager of the authority. The agency needs to develop rules governing the activities of gambling establishments, which will take effect on july 1, 2020. Licensing operators will be made after july 1, 2020.
The tax rate will be installed in the range of 13-15%. For problem players, self-compliance program is expected.
Churchill downs inc is preparing to enter the illinois market
Churchill downs inc can be the owner of a controlling stake in rivers casino des plaines in illinois. Orientation to illinois caused by conversations about the emergency legalization of sports betting in the state.
According to chicago daily herald, illynis’s gambling regulator (igb) is currently exploring the company’s activities to make sure that churchill downs meets the requirements.
Chicago is an important gambling center. In the event that the gambling regulator approves the submitted initiative, churchill downs will be one of the key players in the market. It is possible that this company will assume obligations to provide betting services after legalization.
The draft law regulating sports betting suggests that 20 licensees will be issued for the right to engage in gambling activities. The cost of each will be $ 10 million. Tax bid for licensees will be 20% of gross income.
According to preliminary data, the amount of income from future operators may amount to $ 136 million per year.
Recall that kentucky make the first stess towars the legalization of sports betting, delaware records record income.