Romo's Co. Can't Revive Suit Against NFL Over Fan Confab

Law360 (April 23, 2018, 2:28 PM EDT) -- A Texas appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a suit alleging the National Football League interfered with a football fan convention organized by a promotion company with ties to former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, ruling Friday the league was justified in enforcing its gambling policy.

A three-judge panel noted that NFL policy prevents all players from participating in events that are held at casinos or “other gambling-related establishments” and found the league justified in determining The Fan Expo LLC’s 2015 convention at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas would violate the policy. 

“Regardless of whether the event was...

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