NJ's Long-Shot Rehearing Bid May Pay Off In Betting Case

Law360, New York (September 9, 2015, 10:39 PM EDT) -- After the Third Circuit shot down New Jersey’s second attempt to allow sports betting last month, experts say the state's bid for rehearing has a chance to succeed despite long odds, giving hope to sports betting proponents.

In a 2-1 panel decision last month, the Third Circuit ruled that New Jersey’s lifting of sports betting prohibitions amounted to an “authorization” of sports betting that is banned by the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992. 

The decision cooled momentum toward legalized sports betting in...
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NCAA, et al v. Governor of New Jersey, et al


Case Number

14-4546

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Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

3890 Other Statutory Actions

Date Filed

December 5, 2014


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14-4568

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Appellate - 3rd Circuit

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3890 Other Statutory Actions

Date Filed

December 5, 2014


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NCAA, et al v. Governor of New Jersey, et al


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14-4569

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Appellate - 3rd Circuit

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3890 Other Statutory Actions

Date Filed

December 8, 2014

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