New York Sen. Joseph Addabbo Jr. cleaned up his sports betting bill Tuesday to better define what sports facilities would be allowed to participate ahead of planned Senate passage of the legislation later this week.
The new language would allow for sports betting at all professional sports stadiums and arenas in New York with a seating capacity of more than 15,000.
A spokesperson for Addabbo tells Legal Sports Report that S 17C looks like it will get a vote in the full Senate this week. The bill is currently in the Finance Committee.
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