"The 5:44" with Denis O'Hayer
8:57 pm
Thu December 20, 2012

Horse Racing Back in the Legislature's Starting Gate: A Talk with the Chief Sponsor

Rep. Harry Geisinger (R-Roswell), chief sponsor of the legislation to legalize pari-mutuel wagering on horse racing in Georgia.
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After several unsuccessful attempts in previous sessions of the Georgia Legislature, supporters of legalized betting on horse racing will try again this coming year.  Rep. Harry Geisinger (R-Roswell), who sponsored the earlier bills, has pre-filed a constitutional amendment to allow pari-mutuel wagering on horse racing.  Geisinger spoke with WABE's Denis O'Hayer at last week's biennial conference of Georgia lawmakers in Athens.

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