Feds Would Have To Approve State Sports Betting Laws Under New Draft Bill In Congress

A draft of a federal sports betting bill has appeared in Congress in which the federal government would have to approve state laws legalizing sports gambling.

The draft is being circulated by the office of Sen. Orrin Hatch.

After promises from more than one senator to move forward on sports betting and a recent subcommittee hearing in the House of Representatives, the draft surfaced. It comes about six months after the US Supreme Court struck down the federal ban outside of Nevada.

Read the full article and see the draft of the bill here.