HomeNewsSports BettingMultiple SportsUSA

Sports gaming propositions fail in California election

(Getty Images)

California's Propositions 26 and 27 that would have legalized sports betting in America's most populous state were quickly and resoundingly rejected by voters in the state during November 8 elections.

With under 40 per cent of the expected vote in, Proposition 26, which would have allowed in-person betting at California tribal casinos and horse race tracks, had a 70.7 per cent vote no vote. At the same point, Proposition 27, which would have legalized online sports wagering and was backed by DraftKings and FanDuel, had 83.6 per cent of the vote going against it.

You need to have an account to access our content

Find out more about our news, features and services

Already have an account? Sign in here