3rd Circ. Blocks NJ Bid To Legalize Sports Betting

Law360, New York (September 17, 2013, 11:13 AM EDT) -- In a win for the NFL and other professional sports leagues, the Third Circuit on Tuesday shot down a New Jersey law legalizing sports gambling, rejecting a constitutional challenge to the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, which bans sports betting in most states.

In a precedential decision, a three-judge panel of the Third Circuit affirmed a New Jersey federal court’s decision enjoining New Jersey from implementing its sports wagering law by holding that it conflicted with the federal PASPA, which bans legalized sports gambling...
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Case Title

NCAA, et al v. Governor of New Jersey, et al


Case Number

13-1713

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Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

1890 Other Statutory Actions

Date Filed

March 18, 2013


Case Title

NCAA, et al v. Governor of New Jersey, et al


Case Number

13-1714

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Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

1890 Other Statutory Actions

Date Filed

March 18, 2013


Case Title

NCAA, et al v. Governor of New Jersey, et al


Case Number

13-1715

Court

Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

1890 Other Statutory Actions

Date Filed

March 18, 2013

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