Delaware approves table games legislation

    Delaware casinos will now start the process of setting up table games including poker, blackjack, and craps.

    Delaware casinos will now start the process of setting up table games including poker, blackjack, and craps. The state Senate approved a bill that authorizes the three racinos to expand their gambling offerings beyond slot machines and Governor Jack Markell signed it Thursday afternoon.

    While table games had been legalized in last year’s legislative session, Thursday’s 15-4 Senate vote on HB 310  and the Governor’s signature sets up the legal framework for the games and establishes what the state’s take from the table games revenue will be.

    Casino leaders expect to start rolling out table games with poker in May, while adding other games like blackjack and craps by July 1.

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