First Tremendous Sunday to Function Authorized Betting in Wisconsin | WSAU Information/Discuss 550 AM · 99.9 FM


GREEN BAY, WI (WSAU) — There’s one thing somewhat totally different about this Tremendous Bowl Sunday in Wisconsin.

For the primary time, Wisconsinites don’t have to cross state strains to put a authorized wager on the NFL Championship Recreation. In truth, for Inexperienced Bay residents it solely takes a visit down the road.

The Oneida Nation On line casino is closing out its first season with a authorized sportsbook after amending its gaming settlement with the state to permit betting on skilled and a few school sporting occasions in addition to main leisure award exhibits.

For now, the ability gives about two dozen betting kiosks that permit clients to put bets, however they’re planning a Las Vegas-style sports activities lounge that may permit bettors to put their wager and in addition watch video games on quite a few huge screens.

Different Tribes are within the strategy of negotiating an analogous settlement with the state. Subsequent up is the Turtle Lake On line casino close to the Wisconsin/Minnesota border, run by the St. Croix Chippewas. They’re anticipated to open their guide as quickly because the Division of the Inside indicators off on their proposal. That facility is predicted to usher in huge enterprise from the Twin Cities, as sports activities betting stays unlawful in Minnesota.

The Potawatomi are additionally trying to provide the service within the Milwaukee space.

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