A look at potential competition to West Virginia sports betting as we examine legal sports betting expansion the neighboring states.
Bowl season is here and both of West Virginia’s top football schools earned a berth this year. Marshall will face South Florida in the Gasparilla Bowl, while West Virginia plays Syracuse in the World Camping Bowl.
According to a recent study, it appears that voters in Virginia are not only on board with a new tribal casino, but also for legal sports betting.
Del. Marcus Simon, a Democrat from Falls Church, is working to bring sports betting to the state in 2019. He plans to introduce a bill in January.
Sports betting launched in West Virginia at the end of August 2018. Since then, it has has been earning revenue for the state, albeit slowly.