The final date to sign the bill is today, March 26. The person who holds the future of online gambling of the state of Virginia is Gov. Ralph Northam.
The state of Virginia requires each casino to have the support of the local community. Each casino proposal must pass a local referendum, adopted no later than January 1, 2021.
The following bill contains multiple mechanisms for legalizing online gambling and sports betting.
Quote from the bill:
“Casino gaming” means baccarat, blackjack, twenty-one, poker, craps, dice, slot machines, sports betting, roulette wheels, Klondike tables, punchboards, faro layouts, keno layouts, numbers tickets, push cards, jar tickets, pull tabs, online gaming, and any other activity that is authorized by the Board as a wagering game or device under Chapter 41 (§ 58.1-4100 et seq.).”