NJ Sports Betting Law Shot Down By 3rd Circ.

Law360, New York (August 9, 2016, 12:33 PM EDT) -- A Third Circuit panel rang the death knell Tuesday on New Jersey's hopes to legalize sports betting in its casinos, shooting down the state's second attempt at circumventing the federal law that bans sports betting in most states.

Discarded losing tickets litter the ground at Freehold Raceway in Freehold, New Jersey. A Third Circuit panel on Tuesday killed New Jersey's hopes to legalize sports betting in the state's casinos. (Credit: AP) In a 9-3 precedential decision, the Third Circuit affirmed en banc a district court ruling that a 2014 law repealing the state's sports betting ban violated the Professional and Amateur...

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