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Prohibit Device Wager Previous Sporting Event

Concerning a prohibition on the use of a device to allow a person to place a wager on a previously run sporting event.
2016 Regular Session
Gaming, Lottery, & Racing
Bill Summary

The act:
  • Defines a 'racing replay and wagering device' as a mechanical, electronic, or computerized piece of equipment that can display a previously run sporting event and gives a player who places a wager on the outcome of the previously run sporting event an opportunity to win a thing of value, whether due to the skill of the player, chance, or both;
  • Prohibits state and local governments from permitting the use of racing replay and wagering devices and prohibits racing licensees from using racing replay and wagering devices or allowing any person to use a racing replay and wagering device to place a wager on a previously run sporting event; and
  • Excludes simulcast races from the prohibition.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    06/10/2016 Signed Act PDF
    05/10/2016 Final Act PDF
    05/02/2016 Rerevised PDF
    04/29/2016 Revised PDF
    04/19/2016 Reengrossed PDF
    04/18/2016 Engrossed PDF
    03/24/2016 Introduced PDF

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details