Warrensburg State Senator Denny Hoskins Aims to File Esports Legislation in 2022

A key Missouri lawmaker plans to pre-file gaming legislation in December that will include an esports provision. Senate Economic Development Committee Chairman Denny Hoskins tells Missourinet that there is a surge in interest in esports, which is competitive video gaming:

Senator Hoskins will file sports wagering legislation for Missouri’s 2022 legislative session and says it will include a provision for betting on esports. Hoskins has returned to Warrensburg from this week’s National Council of Legislators from Gaming States conference in Chicago.