NJ Sports Betting Row May Prove Irresistible To High Court

By Natalie Rodriguez (September 20, 2013, 9:19 PM EDT) -- Although the Third Circuit's recent rejection of New Jersey's sports betting law was a huge blow to gambling businesses looking for a new revenue stream, attorneys say New Jersey's promised appeal faces decent odds before a U.S. Supreme Court eager to weigh in on the states rights issue at the heart of the row. 

On Sept. 17, the federal appeals court blocked New Jersey from implementing its 2012 sports wagering law. It affirmed a lower court ruling that found the New Jersey law conflicted with the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, which bans legalized sports gambling in all but...

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