Governor signs North Carolina sports betting bill into law

29 July 2019

North Carolina governor Roy Cooper has signed a bill allowing sports and horse racing wagering at two tribal casinos into law.

The bill — Senate Bill 154 of the 2019 legislative session — was introduced by Republican state senator Jim Davis.

According to the text of the bill, it will allow for, “the placing of wagers on the outcome of professional and collegiate sports contests” on “Indian lands within the State lawfully permitted to conduct Class III gaming activities.”

A wager must be initiated and received on the grounds of an eligible casino, meaning no off-premises mobile wagering will be permitted.

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