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Sports Betting to Begin in North Carolina on March 11, 2024

The State Lottery Commission, which has been tasked with overseeing sports betting in North Carolina, voted Wednesday morning to authorize gambling on sporting events READ
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The Life Lesson I Learned from Watching the Fight to Expand Casino Gambling

Several weeks ago, in our staff devotional on Monday morning, we discussed the story of David and Goliath. While we were all familiar with READ
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State Budget to Move Forward Without Casinos and Video Gambling Machines!

At a rare evening press conference held after session on Tuesday night, North Carolina’s top legislative leaders, Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) READ
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CRITICAL ALERT: Gambling Fever Has Overtaken Our Top Legislative Leaders – We Need Your Help NOW!

Dear Friends of NC Family, The next few days at the N.C. General Assembly are going to be incredibly important, and WE NEED YOUR READ
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“We Don’t Want Them.” N.C. Residents Speak Out Against Casinos

Yesterday, a group of concerned citizens and organizations held a press conference at the Legislative Building in Raleigh to express concerns about proposed casinos READ
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NC Lottery Commission Approves Online Gambling

As state lawmakers consider a massive expansion of gambling in North Carolina in the form of commercial casinos and video lottery terminals, the State READ
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ALERT: Urge Your State Lawmakers to Say “NO” to Casino Gambling

As North Carolina lawmakers are still trying to iron out the details of a state budget, they are also debating whether or not to READ
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ALERT: N.C. Senate Leader Needs to Hear From You Today!

Please act below to help NC Family stand against the expansion of gambling casinos in our state. A sizzling new report from WRAL released READ
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ALERT: Urge Your State Legislators to OPPOSE the Expansion of Casino Gambling in North Carolina!

On the heels of our state lawmakers passing a bill that will legalize sports gambling and horse racing, there is now a buzz that READ

NC House Agrees to Changes to Sports Gambling Bill, Sends to Governor

UPDATE: Governor Cooper signed HB 347—Sports Wagering/Horse Race Wagering into law on June 14th, 2023.  This afternoon, the State House voted to concur with READ

NC Senate Gives Initial Approval to Sports Gambling Bill

UPDATE: On Thursday, June 1, the North Carolina Senate passed House Bill 347 by a vote of 37-11 during the third reading of the bill. READ

Sports Gambling Bill Passes Two Senate Committees

Earlier today, HB 347—Sports Wagering/Horse Race Wagering was approved by both the Senate Finance Committee and the Senate Rules Committee. This bill, which was READ
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General Assembly Pivots From Protecting Life to Promoting Vice

Just one week after overriding Governor Roy Cooper’s veto and enacting an historic piece of pro-life legislation into law, the North Carolina General Assembly READ

ALERT: Urge Your State Senator to OPPOSE Predatory Sports Gambling!

A bill that would authorize state-sanctioned gambling on amateur, collegiate, electronic, and professional sports in North Carolina will likely be taken up in the State READ

NC House Passes Sports Gambling Bill

The North Carolina House of Representatives passed a bill this afternoon that would legalize sports gambling in North Carolina. HB 347—Sports Wagering passed the READ

Sports Gambling Bill on Fast Track in NC House

A bill proposing to legalize predatory sports gambling in North Carolina is on a fast track in the North Carolina House. HB 347—Sports Wagering READ

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