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NFL seeks help from Congress on sports gambling ruling

The NFL wants Congress to enact a framework for legalized sports betting in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling that clears the way for more states to allow sports gambling. Supreme Court justices voted 6-3 on Monday to strike down a 1992 law that barred most state-authorized sports gambling. Before the Supreme Court ruling, […]

Legal sports betting coming soon to several states

WASHINGTON (AP) — A decision by the Supreme Court means American sports fans will soon have many more places to place legal bets on the results of football, baseball, basketball, hockey and other games. Five states have the edge in the race to legalize sports betting because they already passed laws contingent on the Supreme […]

Industry: $10B will be bet on March Madness, most illegally

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — America’s gambling industry predicts $10 billion will be bet on the March Madness college basketball tournament — nearly all of it illegally or off-the-books. That’s one of the reasons the American Gaming Association favors the full legalization and regulation of sports betting in the United States. The U.S. Supreme Court […]

New report outlines issues around regulating sports betting

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts gambling regulators are releasing a report looking at the legalization of sports gambling in the state. The state Gaming Commission on Thursday issued a “white paper” that highlights some of the issues Massachusetts lawmakers might have to consider as they weigh legalizing sports betting. The issues include how much to tax […]

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