High Court Strikes Down Federal Sports Betting Ban

By Zachary Zagger (May 14, 2018, 10:27 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down a federal law prohibiting states from legalizing sports betting, a ruling that opens the door to legalizing sports betting in states across the country. 

A board at a Las Vegas sportsbook displays odds for different bets on the NCAA college basketball tournament. In a ruling Monday, the high court opened the door to legalizing sports betting in states across the country. (AP) In a mixed ruling, the Supreme Court struck the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992, a federal law meant to prohibit most states, aside from Nevada and a few...

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