RICHMOND, Va. (WJHL) – A House bill authorizing casino gaming in the Commonwealth of Virginia passed on Tuesday.
HB 4 Lottery Board passed on Tuesday afternoon in Richmond with a vote of 61-33.
The bill states that the Virginia Lottery Board will regulate casino gaming within certain cities that meet the criteria outlined.
A referendum must be passed by any city that wishes to allow casino gaming.
The bill was read for a third time before it was passed.
The bill will also be voted on in the Virginia Senate on Tuesday afternoon.