• February 20, 2024

Rhode Island lawmakers introduce revised mobile sportsbetting legislation

In the small eastern American state of Rhode Island and a pair of Democratic legislators have reportedly introduced a measure that would make it easier for people to place mobile sportsbetting wagers.

According to a Wednesday report from local television broadcaster WPRI-TV, the move from Rhode Island House of Representatives members Nicholas Mattiello and Marvin Abney comes as ‘The Ocean State’ is facing an ever-rising budget deficit and is expected to be imminently followed by the introduction of a companion proposal from the leader of the Rhode Island State Senate, Dominick Ruggerio.

Annoying necessity:

WPRI-TV reported that Rhode Island legalized mobile sportsbetting in June of 2018 although current rules require potential bettors to fi…

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