NJ Sports Wagering: There's Reason For SCOTUS Appeal

Law360, New York (October 1, 2013, 1:17 PM EDT) -- A three-judge Third Circuit panel has affirmed an earlier district court ruling that struck down New Jersey’s sports wagering law as in conflict with the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act.

The sports wagering law permitted New Jersey authorities to license casinos and racetracks to conduct sports wagering. In contrast, PASPA prohibits states (except for Nevada and lotteries in Delaware and Oregon) from licensing or authorizing sports wagering.

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