US Sports Betting Expansion Is Getting Closer And Closer

USA sports betting

The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) is a federal law that was written to stop sports gambling in brick-and-mortar establishments all across the United States. Since the law was written, there have been only four states where citizens can legally place sports bets at such establishments. New Jersey is not one of those …

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Billy Walters Sentenced To Prison For Insider Trading

Billy Walters

Sports betting has a skill component, right? Some people are undoubtedly better at than others because they know more about the game, follow it more closely, and have a pragmatic view of the universe that they can differentiate clearly from their own personal desires. Despite these ideas, gambling on anything requires a certain amount of …

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California Is Following New Jersey’s Lead With Sports Betting

California State Assembly

For those of you who don’t know, The United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) has finally decided to hear New Jersey’s case on a possible lift on the sports gambling prohibition caused by the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). In 2014, the state passed a provision that would allow legal sports wagering in the …

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New Bill Breathes Life Into Sports Betting Legalization

GAME Act could legalize US sports betting

In the wake of the Solicitor General’s report to the Supreme Court of the United States suggesting they not hear New Jersey’s sports betting case, a new Congressional bill has surfaced to carry on the legalization advocacy torch. The Gaming Accountability and Modernization Enhancement (GAME) Act was recently introduced by Representative Frank Pallone in the …

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West Virginia Makes Move To Launch Online Gambling

West Virginia State Seal

West Virginia recently joined the ongoing effort to usher in online gambling. Several Democrat legislators introduced a bill into the West Virginia House of Delegates that would legalize online poker rooms, casinos and racebooks for West Virginia residents. The bill—HB3067—would establish licensing and regulations for the market that its supporters feel could stimulate the state’s economy. …

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