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Constitutional Amendment B

Constitutional Amendment BTitle: An amendment to the South Dakota Constitution authorizing the Legislature to allow sports wagering in Deadwood.Vote ‘Yes’ to adopt the amendment.Vote ‘No’ to leave the SD Constitution as it is now.The constitution currently authorizes the legislature to allow certain types of gaming in the City of Deadwood: roulette, keno, craps, limited card games, and slot machines. This constitutional amendment authorizes the legislature to also include wagering on sporting events as a type of gaming allowed in Deadwood. Under federal law, any gaming authorized by the Legislature to be offered in Deadwood would also be allowed at on-reservation tribal casinos upon amendments to current tribal gaming compacts.Municipal proceeds in wagering on sporting events, as well as all other allowed gaming in Deadwood, shall be devoted to the Historic Restoration and Preservation of Deadwood.Find the full wording of the ballot initiative as well as more information at this link:

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  • No - Against the Measure