Tag Archives: PASPA
- California joins ‘me too’ parade of wannabe sports betting states
July 21, 2017
California has joined the ‘me too’ parade of states looking to piggyback on New Jersey’s push to overturn the federal ban on sports betting. On Thursday, Assemblyman Adam Gray (pictured) announced his intention to propose amending California’s constitution to permit sports betting in the state, provided the US Supreme Court...
- Supreme Court to consider New Jersey’s sports betting legal quest
June 27, 2017
The US Supreme Court will consider New Jersey’s quest for legal sports betting, possibly spelling an end to America’s antiquated relationship with gambling and sports. Just one day after leaving America’s betting fans in limbo, the Supreme Court announced Tuesday that it had granted certiorari to two New Jersey petitions...
- 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...
- Solicitor General urges Supreme Court to reject New Jersey sports betting appeal
May 24, 2017
New Jersey’s quest for legal sports betting has taken a hit after the White House’s top legal eagle urged the US Supreme Court not to hear the case. On Wednesday, the office of Acting Solicitor General Jeffrey Wall filed a brief with the Supreme Court urging it not to hear...
- Acting US solicitor general told: Back New Jersey’s sports betting bid
May 17, 2017
Saying that the case is more than just a gambler’s issue, New Jersey Rep. Frank Pallone has called on the acting US solicitor general to support the state's bid to overturn a federal law that blocks most states from authorizing sports betting. Pallone, in his 14-page letter to acting Solicitor...
- Former Legendz Sports CEO Luke King to pay $12.6m fine, no jail
May 14, 2017
The former CEO of online sportsbook Legendz Sports has been spared jail time due to a judge’s belief that illegal sports betting is a victimless crime. On Thursday, a federal judge in Oklahoma sentenced Bartice ‘Luke’ King to five years of probation, of which the first five months will be...
Charges dropped against Calvin Ayre, Bodog and friends
July 14, 2017
US says North Korea culprit behind Bangladeshi bank heist
March 23, 2017