Native Group Joins Fight To End Sports Gambling Ban

Law360, New York (July 31, 2017, 1:01 PM EDT) -- Native American gambling advocates joined the fight against the federal prohibition on sports gambling as the National Indian Gaming Association on Monday joined the ranks of a coalition spearheaded by the American Gaming Association aiming to undo the ban. 

The NIGA said its inclusion in the American Sports Betting Coalition will ensure that Native American interests will be protected during the campaign against the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, which prohibits nearly all sports betting activities outside Nevada.

“As one of the key stakeholders in...
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