Missouri renews annual debate on sports betting, video lottery terminals and illegal gambling machines

Jan 15, 2022

The annual battle over what is and what is not an illegal gambling machine began Thursday with a Senate committee hearing on a bill to ban “pre-reveal” games that have proliferated throughout the state.

While several prosecutions are pending and at least two have been resolved with guilty verdicts, many prosecutors are reluctant to file charges — and some do not think the games are illegal at all.

Source: St. Louis Public Radio