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Sports betting coming soon


September 23, 2021

Matt Baide

Little Creek Casino Resort is among the first tribal casinos in Washington to be approved to take bets for sporting events. The casino, owned and operated by the Squaxin Island Tribe, plans to begin taking sports bets by the end of the year.

You will soon be able to place a wager on professional and NCAA sports at Little Creek Casino.

Gov. Jay Inslee signed a sports betting bill into law in March 2020 that permits sports wagering at Class III tribal casinos in the state.

The Washington State Gambling Commission approved the sports wagering licensing rules July 28.

"The goal was to get sports wagering in place for the tribal casinos in time for kickoff for the 2021 NFL season and that goal was accomplished," Washington State Gambling Commission Public Information Officer Kevin McCarty told the Journal. "That was the goal of b...

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