Kyle T. Mosley
Louisiana is inching closer to legalized sports betting after state voters and lawmakers have approved the measure.
On Thursday, the senators voted 33-3 to pass the rules to allow bets via mobile apps, sportsbook websites, and kiosks. The members of the Louisiana House already passed the legislation by a 78-15 vote.
The next step will be for Governor John Bel Edwards to sign and create the law allowing legalized betting on sports events like NFL and college football in the fall of 2021.
According to AP reporter Melinda Deslatte, voters of "55 out of 64 parishes in Louisiana" will gain...