3rd Circ. To Take Another Shot At Sports Betting Guidance

Law360, New York (October 14, 2015, 10:56 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit's Wednesday decision to rehear a case in which it shot down New Jersey’s bid to repeal some sports betting restrictions will give the full court a chance to provide a blueprint to states that was notably absent from its prior decision, experts say.

In a 2-1 decision in August, a Third Circuit panel ruled that New Jersey’s partial repeal of sports betting prohibitions amounted to an “authorization” of sports betting banned by the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992. That decision dealt a major blow to sports betting proponents and New Jersey, which previously attempted...

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