Time’s Running Out on America’s Sports Betting Ban

The countdown to the December 4th sports betting challenge has begun!

As the showdown in the Supreme Court approaches, things continue to look promising for the gambling industry.

More and more states have thrown their support behind regulation of the industry, and even the professional leagues are shifting positions!

An end to sports betting prohibition looks within our reach!

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Texas Attorney General Says PASPA Unconstitutional

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has described the US federal sports betting ban as unconstitutional, in a statement published by the American Sports Betting Coalition (ASBC). The comments were made in relation to the state of New Jersey’s Supreme Court betting case, in which the state is attempting to partially repeal laws under the federal…

AGA Goes After Federal Sports Betting Ban

The casino industry’s largest lobbying group in the U.S. is ramping up its efforts to repeal a 25-year-old federal law that bans sports betting in most states. The American Gaming Association on Monday announced the creation of a coalition involving organizations of attorneys general and police, policymakers and others to advocate for the repeal of…

New Jersey Sports Betting: The “Nuclear” Option

New Jersey’s bid to regulate sports betting has hit another major setback.

The Solicitor General has decided to not recommend the case to the US Supreme Court, and it appears they will not even listen to their argument.

However, the good news is that we’re not out of options just yet.

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New Bill Aims to Repeal US Sports Betting Ban

A congressional committee on Thursday unveiled a draft of comprehensive legislation that would repeal the federal prohibition on sports betting and allow states to legalize online gambling. The Gaming Accountability and Modernization Enhancement Act or GAME Act, released Thursday morning by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, aims to remove federal barriers, give oversight authority…

AGA Says Congress Must Act on Sports Betting Ban

Congressional action appears necessary if sports betting is to be legalized in Atlantic City casinos and elsewhere across the U.S. That’s the conclusion of American Gaming Association President Geoff Freeman following this week’s rejection of New Jersey’s effort to get  a court-ordered change in the 1992 act of Congress that banned most forms of sports betting.…