3rd Circ. Won't Rehear NJ Bid To Rescue Sports Betting Law

Law360, New York (November 18, 2013, 7:11 PM EST) -- The Third Circuit on Friday declined to rehear the state of New Jersey’s constitutional challenge to the federal law prohibiting sports betting in most states, affirming a victory for the coalition of professional sporting leagues that defeated a state law legalizing sports betting.

In an order entered Friday, the Third Circuit denied New Jersey’s request for an en banc hearing of its challenge to the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, which prevents New Jersey from participating in legalized sports betting. Attorneys from the state...
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