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U.S. Senate Passes Catawba Casino Bill in National Defense Authorization Act

The U.S. Senate has approved a measure that will codify in federal statute the scheme of the South Carolina-based Catawba Indian Nation to purchase READ

Recapping the 2021 “Long” Legislative Session

The North Carolina General Assembly has been in session since January 27, 2021, making this the longest uninterrupted “long” legislative session in a decade. READ

Sports Gambling Bill Passes House Committee

The NC House Commerce Committee passed SB 688–Sports Wagering this morning by a 12-4 vote. This bill has not seen action since it passed the READ

U.S. House Passes Catawba Casino & Lumbee Recognition Bills

Last night—on the first day of National Native American Heritage Month—the U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills that could set the stage for READ

Gambling Fever Hits NC General Assembly!

Just days after the North Carolina Senate passed a bill that would allow sports gambling in North Carolina, a State House Committee approved another READ

NC Senate Officially Passes Sports Gambling Bill

After passing on second reading yesterday afternoon, SB 688 passed the NC Senate on third reading this morning, by a 26-19 vote. This legislation READ

Sports Gambling Bill Passes 2nd Reading in NC Senate

The North Carolina Senate passed SB 688–Sports Wagering on its second reading this afternoon by a 26-21 vote. The vote largely divided Republicans in particular, READ

ALERT: Sports Betting Bill Moves to Senate Floor

A bill that would legalize sports betting across North Carolina passed yet another committee in the State Senate this morning, despite what appears to READ

Sports Betting Bill Continues to Move Through State Senate

Two more Senate Committees have approved a bill that would legalize sports betting across North Carolina. Yesterday, the Senate Judiciary voted in favor of SB READ

ALERT: Tell Your State Senator to OPPOSE Sports Betting

A dangerous gambling bill is rapidly moving through the State Senate and we urgently need your help to stop this bill from becoming law! READ

Senate Committee Passes Sports Gambling Bill

The North Carolina Senate Finance Committee passed a bill this afternoon that would legalize and regulate sports betting in North Carolina. SB 688–Sports Wagering, READ

NCGA Summer: Bills to Watch

The North Carolina General Assembly was back in session today, after taking last week off for the July 4th holiday. As state lawmakers resume READ

The Dangerous Precedent of the Catawba Casino Bill

The following op-ed by former Speaker Pro Tempore of the North Carolina House of Representatives, Paul “Skip” Stam, appeared in the Charlotte Observer last READ

NC Supreme Court Upholds Ban on “Games of Chance”

The North Carolina Supreme Court once again upheld the state’s ban on “games of chance” when it ruled last week that Crazie Overstock Promotions, READ

ACTION ALERT: Catawba Casino Bill Scheduled for Committee Hearing in D.C.

This Wednesday, May 26, the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources is scheduled to hear a bill that would essentially codify in federal law READ

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