HELENA, Mont. – Speaker of the House Austin Knudsen made the following statement following the House Taxation Committee hearing on HB 578, a bill to legalize Blackjack in Montana and allocate the proceeds.
Knudsen is a cosponsor.
“This is a Montana-made solution, giving establishments and individuals the option of adding Blackjack to poker games they already play, and will help our state fill needed gaps in revenue.”
HB 578 allocates proceeds to the general fund for two years and then be divided among assigned agencies and funds.