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US sports players associations speak out on PASPA

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Players associations representing athletes across four key sports within the United States have joined together to release a statement regarding the prospect of legalised sports betting within the country. Union’s for professional players across baseball (MLBPA), basketball (NBPA), American football (NFLPA) and ice hockey (NHLPA), have today (Thursday April 12) issued the following statement: “Given the pending Supreme Court decision regarding …

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ESPN poll reveals 63% of pro athletes support legalised US sports betting

A US professional sportsmen poll conducted by ESPN News has revealed that 63% of athletes believe that sports betting should be legalised. ESPN conducted a set of betting related questions to a pool of 73 NBA, MLB, NFL and NHL players. 63% of the athletes questioned believed that sports betting should be legalised in the US, taking on-board an opposite …

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