W.Va. Becomes Latest State To Challenge Sports Betting Ban

Law360, New York (March 2, 2017, 6:32 PM EST) -- West Virginia became the latest of a growing number of states to consider the legalization of sports betting, as a bill introduced Wednesday calls a federal restriction prohibiting states from allowing the practice unconstitutional.

House Bill 2751, introduced by West Virginia Del. Shawn Fluharty, D-Ohio 03, calls for the legalization of sports betting, stating that the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, or PASPA, which prohibits states from authorizing sports betting, is unconstitutional. The bill would authorize the state lottery commission to set up regulations...
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