Tag Archives: PASPA

Judge Shipp strikes down New Jersey sports betting

US Federal District Court Judge Michael Shipp ruled on Friday against New Jersey lifting the regulatory provisions of the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), allowing for sports betting in state licensed gambling premises (casinos and racetracks). The decision by Judge Shipp was the expected outcome since the judge had ruled similarly in the past. New Jersey state …

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US Gambling Industry supports Silvers stance on sports betting

US betting and gambling stakeholders have shown their support for NBA Chief Commissioner Adam Silvers pro legalised sports betting views. Silver who became NBA Commissioner in February, is the first head of a major US sports league to call for sports betting to be legalised and regulated.  Silver urged for the US government and  its Federal Courts to change their …

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New Jersey Senate acts to allow sports betting

The New Jersey Senate has approved the bill that will allow Governor Chris Christie administration to allow sports betting in the state of New Jersey. New Jersey senate officials confirmed that sports betting would not be prosecuted, as long as they followed the principals set out by Governor Chris Christie bill whereby sports betting would be allowed in state licenced …

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DoJ supports sports leagues opposition of New Jersey betting

The United States Department of Justice (DoJ) has publically backed US professional sports leagues and the NCAA attempt to block sports betting in the state of New Jersey. The DoJ stated that the reversal of sports betting laws that would permit New Jersey licensed gambling premises to allow sports betting would be in breach of the federal state laws passed …

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Ray Lesniak – New Jersey sports betting still a reality

New Jersey’s efforts to legalise sports betting are not over according to Senator Raymond ‘Ray’ Lesniak. The Senator who was a key member of the committee which brought forward the sports betting appeal to the Supreme Court, believes that the state of New Jersey could still offer sport betting through legal technicalities concerning gambling within the state. Last Monday, in …

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