New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone is continuing his efforts to bring legalized sports gambling to Atlantic City casinos and horse racetracks in the Garden State.
US Rep. Frank Pallone desires the US government to keep out of sports betting, but before that, he requires the US Supreme Court to rule against a law that is federal in 1992.
This week to Acting Solicitor General Jeff Wall, Pallone (D-District 6) encouraged the third highest-ranking member in the Department of Justice to recommend to the Supreme Court that it consider reviewing the legal merits of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) in a letter.
The 1992 statute that is federal it illegal for states to allow sports wagering markets to operate, but with exceptions given to four states, which Nevada only utilizes fully today.
‘New Jersey should have the opportunity that is same continue with sports betting that has been permitted in other states,’ Pallone declared.
In 2014, Governor Chris Christie (R) signed a sports betting bill into law, nevertheless the NCAA, along side the NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL, quickly interjected with a lawsuit.
Federal courts have over and over repeatedly sided aided by the recreations organizations, and the Supreme Court is brand New Jersey’s last potential stand.
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