New Jersey Becomes First State to Allow Online Sports Betting

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On Monday, August 6, 2018, New Jersey became the first state in the United States to allow statewide legal online sports betting permitting DraftKings, Inc. to become the first company to launch a legal sports betting platform for online and mobile devices in the country with the announcement of the DraftKings Sportsbook app. The DraftKings …

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Golden Nugget Strikes Sports Betting Deal

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It seems the next wave of domestic online sports betting is about to come to fruition. SBTech, one of the largest digital sportsbook solutions provider, forged a partnership with Golden Nugget to introduce betting options for their casino locations in New Jersey and Mississippi. This partnership will bolster the new sports betting operations within these …

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New Jersey Finalizes State Regulated Sports Betting

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Even though New Jersey led the crusade against the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) in the fight for legal sports betting, they weren’t the first state in the post-PASPA era to launch a local sports gambling network. Now, Governor Phil Murphy has finally made NJ sports betting official by signing bill A4111 into …

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New Sports Leagues’ Stance Could Throw Out PASPA Case

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The term ‘moot’ is defined as “subject to debate, dispute, or uncertainty, and typically not admitting of a final decision.” The US Constitution’s version of mootness sees undecided cases thrown out due to the original arguments or stakes of the case falling through. The current New Jersey SCOTUS case has the potential of reaching this …

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MLB and NBA Ramping Up Lobbying Efforts

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The MLB and NBA appear to be stepping up their lobbying in states pushing for sports betting legalization. The 2 leagues have established a lobbying force that travels from state-to-state campaigning for their desired version of sports betting legislation. While they have already lost the battle in some states, the war is not over. This …

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