North Carolina: Changes to online sports gambling bill struck down as plan clears 3 committees

North Carolina: Changes to online sports gambling bill struck down as plan clears 3 committees

Article brief provided by WGHP
  • Steve Doyle, WGHP
March 22, 2023 3:57 PM
  • Steve Doyle, WGHP
  • North Carolina

A proposal to expand sports gambling in North Carolina has accomplished a trifecta in less than 24 hours.

House Bill 347, with amendments being proposed right and left, fought its way through its third committee vote on Wednesday afternoon, when the Judiciary1 Committee sent the bill back to the Rules Committee (and to the threshold of a vote on the House floor) by a vote of 7-3, with two absentees.

The bill had passed through the House Commerce Committee, 17-10, on Tuesday afternoon, and advanced in a voice vote by the Finance Committee on Wednesday morning.