Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Tag: Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act

Bill to lift federal sports betting ban unveiled

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In a bid to modernise America’s gaming laws, draft legislation has been introduced to congress that could a pave the way for for state-by-state regulation of sports, esports and fantasy sports betting.   A congressional committee unveiled draft legislation this month that would repeal the federal prohibition on sports betting - both online and offline - thus leaving the matter to...

Court ruling strikes blow for New Jersey sports betting

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The cause for Sports betting in New Jersey faced a setback on Tuesday, as the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals moved to uphold the prohibition of sports gambling in the state by a 10-to-2 vote.   The court ruled that the state’s 2014 attempt at legalizing the practice violated the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), the 1992 federal...