Last year, State Representative Trey Kelley (R-Cedartown) worked to pass legislation that would provide for the “licensing, registration, regulation, and taxation of fantasy contest operators.”

His peers in the House overwhelming passed HB 118, and sent it on to the Senate. While it sailed through the Ways and Means committee and then made it out of the Rules Committee, the bill never made it for vote in the Senate before the 2017 session came to an end. Sen. Renee Unterman sponsored the bill in the Senate. 

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