Gambling on horse racing won’t be on the ballot this November. A State House Committee tabled the bill Wednesday. Supporters are betting that the controversial legislation to legalize horse betting will be brought to life next year—with a fighting chance to become law.
One state lawmaker is taking aim at Native American groups who want control over Georgia land. The bill comes about because of concerns over casino gambling. Brunswick State Senator William Ligon has proposed a bill that would require Native Americans to get a two-thirds majority in the legislature before Georgia gives its consent to new tribal lands.