The legalization of sports betting in California is still on pending status now. The decision for this act would be processed more likely by the year 2022. There are already 32 states that had legalized sports betting in both professional and collegiate events. In case Californian voters approved all of the sports betting initiatives, California would be included as the 33rd state to have legal sports betting.
California’s Sports Betting Initiatives and Their Status
By ballot initiatives, there are 4 issues that are all concentrated to legalize the sports betting events of the state.
SPORTS, ROULETTE, AND DICE
This initiative will most likely allow tribes and particular racetracks to accept in-person sports betting. The offering of roulette and other games with dice should also be offered. Currently, sufficient signatures are already turned in and this initiative is now on an eligible status.
SPORTS AND CARD ROOMS
The legalization of online, in-person, and mobile sports betting all over California is the goal of this initiative. It also aims to permit licensed gambling establishments to have additional games with cards or tiles. The current status – already authorized for collecting signatures.
The online wagering initiative is on the collection of signatures status as of now. It aims to legalize mobile and online sports betting.
This tribal gaming initiative was submitted to the attorney general of California. If it passed the ballot, it will allow Indian tribes to perform sports betting whether online or in-person.