Tag Archives: Frank Pallone Jr.
- Pallone: Federal ban on sports betting a violation of US 10th amendment
September 7, 2017
New Jersey Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. has backed the Garden State's bid to overturn a federal law that blocks most states from authorizing sports betting. NJ.com reported that Pallone, the top Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, filed a brief with the US Supreme Court to defend New...
- New federal sports betting bill intro’d as New Jersey preps ‘nuclear option’
May 25, 2017
As New Jersey prepares its ‘nuclear option’ for legal sports betting, one of the state’s federal representatives is taking another run at lifting the US betting ban. On Thursday, New Jersey Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. introduced the Gaming Accountability and Modernization Enhancement Act of 2017, aka the GAME Act. The...
- New Jersey pols revive federal sports betting bills
February 1, 2017
A pair of New Jersey congressmen have revived their push to have the US federal government lift its longstanding ban on legal sports betting. With the Super Bowl just days away, Representatives Frank LoBiondo and Frank Pallone Jr. have reintroduced legislation to overturn the federal PASPA sports betting prohibition, which...
- New Jersey rep preps pro-online gambling legislation; Reid done with online gambling
October 21, 2016
A New Jersey congressman says he’ll mount a fresh push to drag America’s “obsolete” federal gambling laws screaming and kicking into the 21st century. On Friday, ESPN’s David Purdum reported that Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ) plans to introduce new legislation aimed at harmonizing the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports...
- Congressional hearing fails to move daily fantasy sports needle in either direction
May 11, 2016
The US House of Representatives held its first hearing on daily fantasy sports, but the outcome failed to shed much light on the issue or provide any indication that Congress plans to take any concrete action – pro or con – on the issue. On Wednesday, the House Subcommittee on...
- Congress to hold hearing on DFS, sports betting and online gambling
April 14, 2016
Daily fantasy sports, sports betting and online gambling will all be topics of (presumably lively) discussion at a Congressional hearing next month. On Thursday, ESPN’s David Purdum broke the news that the House of Representatives' Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade will hold a hearing on Wednesday, May 11 to...
Why the DraftKings & FanDuel merger may not go ahead
March 24, 2017
Maine legalizes daily fantasy sports
August 3, 2017
New Jersey formally approves daily fantasy sports
August 25, 2017
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017