Trump Could Determine Future Of Sports Betting

Law360, New York (February 8, 2017, 4:52 PM EST) -- Forces are coming together for a showdown over the U.S.'s anti-sports-betting policies after the U.S. Supreme Court made a surprise choice last month not to immediately deny New Jersey's challenge to a federal ban on sports betting, instead inviting President Donald Trump's administration to weigh in on the controversial issue.

Sports betting has long been associated with organized crime, seen as a threat to the integrity of professional and college sports contests and opposed by those generally against gambling on moral or philosophical grounds. But experts...
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