All bets are on? Virginia weighs legalizing casinos

All bets are on? Virginia weighs legalizing casinos
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Casinos could be coming soon to Virginia, but a brawl over just how many, where they would go, and who would run them is on tap first.

Gambling-related issues are set to be one of the hottest topics at the state Capitol when lawmakers return to Richmond next month to kick off the 2020 legislative session.

Deep-pocketed and influential groups have spent heavily on campaign donations and hiring lobbyists to make sure they have a seat at the table when decisions are made.

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