WSU Study on Sports Betting in Washington State

In March 2020, ESHB 2638 authorized on-premises sports wagering subject to the terms of tribal-state gaming compacts. Methods of wagering include a traditional retail counter, self-serve kiosks, or on mobile devices while located on property.

The legislation required a report by the Washington State Gambling Commission (WSGC) to the governor and the appropriate committees of the legislature by December 1 of the year following authorization.

On Tuesday November 16th, Dr. Kahlil S. Philander presented his study during a meeting of the Washington State Gambling Commission.

This study reviews critical issues involved in the statewide provision of sports betting in the State of Washington and nationwide. The WSGC sponsored Washington State University (WSU) to perform this study.

You can read the entire study by clicking here.

You can read WSU's press release here.