'Exact Contours' Is Key To NJ Sports Betting Appeal

Law360, New York (February 18, 2015, 12:15 PM EST) -- Although the professional sports leagues are slowly warming up to the "inevitability" of expanded legal sports betting and have openly embraced the daily fantasy sports phenomenon (which many liken to sports betting), they continue to vehemently oppose New Jersey's efforts to legalize sports wagering. (This interesting dynamic has led many to accuse the leagues of "hypocrisy" and for New Jersey to assert that the leagues have "unclean hands.")

The current battleground is the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, which is set to hear oral argument on New Jersey's latest appeal on March 17, 2015, in Philadelphia. The...

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