Tag: Supreme Court

What’s stopping US sportsbetting going national?

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A year on from the Supreme Court ruling that permitted state-legislators to legalise sportsbetting, a number of southern and far-western states are still..

DoJ vacillates on Wire Act opinion as deputy AG resigns

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As the US Department of Justice further complicates its own interpretation of the Wire Act, a federal judge predicts the case could follow PASPA to..

Does the Wire Act prohibit online sports betting?

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PASPA may have been repealed, but does a sixty-year-old federal statute still stand between states and legal online betting? In a webinar previewing this year’s ICE Sports Betting event in New York, US gaming lawyers discuss how the vague…

SBTech secures landmark sportsbook partnership with US casino giant Golden Nugget Casinos

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Industry-leading technology provider to supply cutting-edge omni-channel solution to multi award-winning casino operator in New Jersey and Mississippi SBTech , the leading sports betting solutions provider to the regulated global iGaming industry…

New Jersey bill offers integrity compromise to leagues, rejects skins

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Casinos in New Jersey are only days away from taking sports bets, as state legislators prepare to vote on a bill on 7 June. According to NJ- based gaming attorney, Jeremy Kleiman, the bill, which throws a modest bone to sports leagues, is largely sensible. But will it…

Subsiding euphoria reveals question marks for US betting

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The build up to American sports betting has dominated gaming media headlines for months, but only a few weeks after that inaugural Supreme Court decision, the hype has begun to subside, revealing various important questions for the industry in its wake.

American Gaming Association issue statement as Supreme Court rule PASPA ‘unconstitutional’

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Federal Ban on Sports Betting Found Unconstitutional by US Supreme Court. The American Gaming Association president and CEO Geoff Freeman has issued a statement after the announcement of the Supreme Court’s opinion on Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic…

Anticipation of SCOTUS ruling drives attendance at GiGse

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Ewa Bakun, who leads the team responsible for curating the 2018 edition of GiGse believes that this year's confirmed speakers are the key decision makers likely to shape the future of the regulated sports betting market in the United States...

FanDuel states play for US sports betting

The CEO of America's 'other' daily fantasy sports operator says if the Supreme Court opens the door to sports betting in the US, FanDuel wants a piece of the action. Speaking to Forbes, FanDuel's boss Matt King said: “This business is around fan engagement and helping fans feel closer to the things they like, and clearly sports betting is one...

Team Trump sides with sports leagues in Supreme Court battle

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  In a characteristically antagonistic move, the Trump administration has sided with the sports leagues in their dwindling opposition to allow New Jersey to offer sports betting.   As the Garden State takes on the Professional and Amateur Sports Betting Act, in its seminal Supreme Court hearing 4 December, Trump’s solicitor general filed an amicus advising justices to uphold the lower court’s...

NCLGS supports legislative discussions at inaugural Sports Betting USA conference in New York City

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The National Council of Legislators from Gaming States will be represented by Officer William Coley, a Senator from Ohio, and Executive Director Michael Pollock, Managing Director of Spectrum Gaming Group.   As the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the oral arguments in the ground-breaking New Jersey sports betting case, with a ruling expected in the first half of 2018, various...

Briefs filed ahead of Supreme Court appeal

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  A series of amicus briefs have been filed with the US Supreme Court as it prepares to hear New Jersey’s appeal of the federal sports betting ban this autumn.   The American Gaming Association has submitted a 26-page document to the court, taking aim at the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act - which currently bans all but four states...