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HB 2613 - Authorizes Electronic Gambling Machines for Horse Races - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Electronic Gambling Machines for Horse Races

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (30-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (39-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Electronic Gambling Machines for Horse Races

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes mutuel wagering on electronically reproduced historic horse races.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes the Oregon Racing Commission to allow a licensed race operator to conduct electronic mutuel wagering on historic horse races if the following conditions are met (Sec. 2):
    • The races were actual events held at race courses during meets;
    • The races were subject to mutuel wagering at the time they were originally held; and
    • The races were approved by the commission or an equivalent regulatory body.
  • Authorizes wagering on horse races displayed as a video or audio recording (Sec. 2).
  • Prohibits wagering on any animation, simulation, or other artificial representation of horse racing (Sec. 2).
  • Prohibits off-course horse wagering or multi-jurisdictional simulcasting for historic horse races (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Electronic Gambling Machines for Horse Races

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