New Hampshire Senate to vote on online gambling bill


A New Hampshire gambling bill could pass the Senate this week but it won’t include online slots, the biggest revenue generator.

Under a bipartisan bill introduced in a Senate committee Wednesday, private companies could offer online casino games to anyone physically located within the state who is over 17 years old, similar to the rules for sports wagering, which became legal in New Hampshire in 2019.

The New Hampshire Lottery Commission forecasts online casino games could generate up to $17 million annually, with revenues directed toward a new scholarship fund for community college students.

A handful of other states, including Connecticut, already offer online casino games. In New Hampshire, adults can currently play online lottery games similar to scratch tickets