2020 Ballot Measures: "Yes" on Amendment B
In The Moment … September 29, 2020 Show 912 Hour 1
Amendment B, if approved by voters next month, would amend South Dakota's Constitution to authorize the Legislature to allow sports wagering in Deadwood.
Yesterday, we heard from the opposition led by Speaker of the House Steve Haugaard of Sioux Falls. You can hear that conversation by going to listen.sdpb.org.
Senator Bob Ewing introduced Senate Joint Resolution 501 in the last legislative session. SJR501 proposed submitting an amendment to the Constitution to the voters which provides for wagering on sports events and revises provisions regarding certain municipal proceeds of gaming revenues.
Today, we hear from Caleb Arceneaux, CEO of LIV Hospitality and President of the Deadwood Gaming Association. He's a proponent of Amendment B.
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