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Gambling, Sports Betting, Pennsylvania & the NFL

Online gambling news this week includes the possibility or 11th hour Internet gaming legislation in Pennsylvania and Michigan.

Plus, sports betting news concerning the NFL, Paddy Power and Floyd Mayweather.

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The NFL in London: Sports Betting and All

Sunday, on the way to an NFL game, fans can step into one of the numerous betting parlors that dot each city block here. They can wager on that afternoon’s game (or any NFL) game, such as whether Baltimore will defeat Jacksonville by 3.5 or more points. Or they can play the over/under of 39.5.…

Why the U.S. Sports Betting Ban Must be Lifted

The ban on sports betting in America is not simply a matter of personal belief, it’s a matter of law!

The U.S. Supreme Court will soon hear the argument to allow sports betting, and they should allow states to decide this issue for themselves.

Hear why we believe this will actually happen!

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20 States Join New Jersey’s Sports Betting Fight

The American Gaming Association has joined with 20 states in filing briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of New Jersey’s attempts to offer sports betting in the state. New Jersey has made several appeals as courts have repeatedly struck down its attempts to overthrow the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, which bans…

US Congress Bets the Constitution on Sports Betting Case

The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), which Congress passed in 1992, forbids states from “authorizing” sports betting “by law.” As every middle-schooler learns, however, our Constitution establishes dual sovereignty between the states and the federal government. And as the Supreme Court most recently held in New York v. United States (1992) and Printz…

Federal Sports Betting Legislation Gets Tribal Support

Whilst state governments are pushing for a legal sports betting industry nationwide, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) introduced a bill to regulate national operations. Sports betting sector is federally banned in the United States, as the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA) only allows operations in Oregon, Delaware, Montana and Nevada. Pallone’s…

Japan May Ban Poker and Sports Betting from Casinos

The ever-tightening restrictions being touted for Japan’s integrated resorts could see skill games including poker and sports betting banned from casino floors. According to national newspaper The Mainichi, a list of recommendations submitted to the government by the Expert Committee last month includes stringent guidelines on the types of games that should be allowed in the…

National Indian Gaming Association Supports Sports Betting Reform

The National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) has announced that it will join forces with the American Sports Betting Coalition (ASBC), a group which is campaigning for the repeal or amendment of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). ASBC is primarily run by the American Gaming Association (AGA) and represents law enforcement officials, states…

Big Surprise: California Tribes Oppose Sports Betting

The CNIGA has warned that a sports betting bill in the state would violate the tribal-state compacts. After the announcement that assemblymember Adam Gray introduced a constitutional amendment that would allow California to offer sports betting in the state if the federal law changes, the CNIGA said that it would violate the tribal-state compacts. Steve…

California Wants Legal Sports Betting!

California has jumped into the ring in the fight for sports betting reform in the United States!

Making matters even more interesting, at least one major American professional sports league seems to support the idea of legalized sports betting!

We’re also discussing the World Series of Poker, and the juice is getting set loose!

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Could New Jersey Sports Betting Hurt Las Vegas?

The law of unintended consequences could apply to the New Jersey sports betting case. Many are focused on the prospect of the US Supreme Court ruling in favor of the state in its quest to offer legal sports betting within its borders. That could open the possibility of states around the country changing their laws…

New Jersey Sports Betting Case: Game On!

In a move that few people expected, the U.S. Supreme Court has decided that they will hear New Jersey’s challenge to the federal ban on sports betting.

While we wait to see how that battle plays out, we’re also looking at online gambling news coming out of the state.

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Supreme Court in Limbo Over New Jersey Sports Betting

Monday was expected to be the day the U.S. Supreme Court would announce whether it will hear New Jersey’s years-long effort to legalize sports betting at casinos and racetracks. But a decision never came, either for or against the state. Now, experts say, the nation’s highest court could make an announcement Tuesday — though even…

Russian Sports Betting Could Triple by 2022

Russia’s regulated sports betting market could triple its turnover over the next five years thanks to new market entrants and high-profile sports events like the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Russian gambling affiliate Bookmakers Ratings recently issued a new report that pegged current annual turnover of the Russian betting market at around RUB 677b (US $11.75b),…

Do or Die Time for New Jersey Sports Betting

Thursday was an important day for the future of sports betting in New Jersey and the rest of the United States. But we won’t know what happened until Monday. The US Supreme Court justices met on Thursday to consider a number of cases for a possible appeal. Among them was Christie vs. NCAA et al…

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…

Major Setback for New Jersey Sports Betting Challenge

Advocates of expanded sports betting suffered a setback yesterday when the acting Solicitor General recommended that the Supreme Court decline to hear New Jersey’s appeal in its challenge to the federal government. The recommendation substantially diminishes the odds that the high court will agree to hear the case, but the decision will only further ramp…

Sports Betting In The UK

There is a long history of sports betting in the United Kingdom and with the explosion of sportsbooks on the Internet the gaming possibilities are endless. There are not only many reputable online sportsbooks, but land based betting shops and there are over 1,000 in London alone. When gambling online players can have direct registration…

Betting on an NFL Game While at an NFL Game?

The new Las Vegas Raiders stadium — scheduled for completion in 2020 — sets up an interesting dynamic for gambling and the NFL. Namely, sports betting is legal in Nevada, while daily fantasy sports exists only in a limited fashion via the state’s existing gaming laws. Reporting from ESPN indicates that the state’s casinos and…