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Sports betting moves ahead in Iowa Senate

Posted at 1:41 PM, Apr 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-19 14:42:25-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Yesterday, Iowa's Senate passed a bill that would allow sports betting in Iowa. It still has some hurdles before it would become law but some are already preparing for its passing.

According to the Iowa Senate file 617, the bill will address sports gambling as it relates to "sports wagering and fantasy sports contests."

Tonight, we will show you what's left in the approval process, how area businesses are preparing for its passing and more on 3 News Now Live at 6 - Streaming online, on-air, on the 3 News Now App and on your streaming devices.