Virginia received 25 applications for mobile sports betting licences from operators interested in the state's growing iGaming market.
The Virginia Lottery Board has approved sports betting regulations, opening doors for the licencing process to start next month.
After Indiana sports betting fell more than 20% in June, the state’s sports betting handle bounced back from the June drop by doubling in July.
The Virginia Lottery, that will later set up and run sports betting regulations, proposed rules and opened a public comment period on Wednesday to push the initiative forward for Virginia online gambling.
The Virginia Lottery launched a betting microsite which will cover regulation processes for expanded gaming. Michigan has allowed online and mobile betting on advanced deposit horse racing.
On Wednesday, Virginia lawmakers approved sports betting bill amendments and the state is now closer to legalising sports betting.
Two US states are looking to legalise sports betting in the upcoming period. Read more on the situation in Colorado and Virginia.
A new bill has been passed by Virginia lawmakers in a revolutionary move to permit both sports betting and other forms of casino gambling in the state.