States with legal sports betting one year after PASPA repeal

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It’s been quite the year for legal sports betting in the United States. May 14 marked the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that struck down PASPA, allowing states — outside of Nevada — to legalize sports betting within their jurisdictions. Prior to the PASPA repeal, Nevada was granted exemption from the law since …

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Montana Governor Bullock Signs One Betting Bill Vetoes Other

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MT Governor Steve Bullock has legalized domestic wagering in hopes of generating much-needed tax revenue. Montana is the first US state in 2019 to officially legalize an introduced sports gambling expansion bill. This state beat Iowa, Indiana, and Tennessee to the punch and isn’t stopping there. Licensing applications, sorting procedures, and venue arrangements are already …

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NHL Looking To Capitalize On Sports Betting In 2019

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The National Hockey League (NHL) has recently entered into a third partnership with a legal gambling service. The NHL recently told media outlets that they have partnered with William Hill to pursue more legal sports betting opportunities. The announcement was issued before Commissioner Gary Bettman spoke at a sports gambling service organized by the American …

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Indiana Introduces Sports Betting Bill, Would Offer Lowest Tax Rate in the US

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If the 1980’s taught us anything, it’s that you should never bet against the Hoosiers. And if last year taught us anything, it’s that you should definitely not bet against state lawmakers passing sports betting legislation in order to bring in more tax revenue. To entice sportsbook operators to get licensed and set up in …

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Legal Sports Betting Bill Approved in Washington D.C.

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The legalization of sports betting in the nation’s capital is one of the safest bets you can make right now. The D.C. Council voted 11-2 on Tuesday, Dec. 18, and gave its second and final approval of legalizing sports betting in Washington D.C., allowing residents and visitors to bet money on professional sports teams and …

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Federal Wire Act In Post-PASPA Era

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The Supreme Court set up the United States for sports betting overhaul with their decision in the Murphy v. NCAA case. After the drawn-out case involving New Jersey and the major sports leagues, SCOTUS deemed the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act unconstitutional on the grounds that it was commandeering states. This decision didn’t legalize …

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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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Congress To Hold Hearing On Sports Betting

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Congress is expected to schedule a hearing on sports betting sometime in June. Many expect this hearing to tackle the prospect of imposing federal regulation on domestic brick-and-mortar sports betting. While it doesn’t seem likely that a congressional bill on federal regulation will come to pass anytime soon, this hearing may provide the foundation upon …

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Do The Leagues Have Rights To Data Control?

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Sports betting legislation is on the rise with PASPA out of the way. Before the SCOTUS decision was handed down, multiple states were working out legislation and the NBA and MLB were sure to be a part of it. They want ‘integrity fees,’ which they claim are to help them maintain the integrity of their …

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PASPA Case Kicks Off With First Brief

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All eyes are on the Supreme Court of the United States as the New Jersey sports betting case begins with the arrival of the first amicus brief. In the brief, Florida State associate professor Ryan Rodenberg targets the sports leagues involved with the case—the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL and NCAA. The brief is the first …

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