A bill that would legalize sports betting in Georgia was approved by the Senate Economic Development Committee Wednesday, sending it to the Senate floor for a full vote.  SB 57 would not require a constitutional amendment, meaning it needs just a simple majority to pass.  Supporters say it would generate $300-400 million annually in tax revenue for the state, which would go directly to the Georgia Lottery to be dispersed via the HOPE Scholarship or the state’s Pre-K programs.  There are still debates and votes to be had, but sports betting’s odds of passing are RISING…

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