US Supreme Court repeals federal sports betting ban

Today's long-awaited ruling could potentially open the floodgates for regulated sports betting in the US

The US Supreme Court has declared the federal ban on sports betting to be unconstitutional, opening the door to legal sports wagering in the country. Seven of the Court’s justices ruled in favour of New Jersey, declaring the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) violates the 10th Amendment guaranteeing states’ rights. The court noted:…

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