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Supreme Court makes sports betting a possibility nationwide

Sports betting still illegal in Iowa despite Supreme Court ruling

The high court has struck down a federal law that had barred betting on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states.

While unsure how he might vote on sports betting, he applauded the Supreme Court for coming down on the side of states' rights in its ruling. Those concerns are rooted in past gambling scandals. "We're aware of the ruling and looking to see what impact it will immediately have on OH policies".

The American Gaming Association estimates that Americans illegally wager about US$150 billion on sports each year; many observers believe that with more people betting on games, TV viewership will go up.

IL lawmakers have some matters to attend to before this state is ready to follow New Jersey in exploiting Monday's Supreme Court decision. Shares of gaming and casino companies jumped after Monday's ruling. Representatives of the National Hockey League, National Football League and NCAA said they were reviewing the court's decision.

Clark said the decision would help eliminate that illegal market.

There were already four bills this last session introduced in anticipation of this Supreme Court ruling, but they didn't have time to get to majority before the end of session.

No. 1 when it comes to sports betting on the pro level, of course, would be the NFL.

The challenge was filed by the state of New Jersey, but experts predict 32 states, including Maryland, will likely legalize sports betting within five years because of the ruling.

"So long as single-event sports betting is criminalized in Canada, Canadians who engage in this type of betting online do so in a completely unregulated and potentially unsafe way, with few or no responsible gambling protections or enforced-age restrictions", David Eby said in an emailed statement.

Penn National Gaming, which operates Hollywood Casino in Toledo, is interested. Keselowski said it "should be great for our sport, but I've also seen gambling ruin lives".

"The Supreme Court's decision today may well pave the way for increased, widespread, legalized gambling on sports throughout the United States", the NHLPA said in a statement.

It's not talking yet about details.

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Las Vegas-based Caesars operates 47 casinos in 13 US states and five countries.

Casinos and racetracks in the state are also moving quickly. In 2017, Nevada casino patrons wagered almost seven times as much money in penny slots as they did through sports books, S&P said.

"That said, people like to gamble; it's here".

However, a ban in Texas is still in place against sports gambling, which could stay in place for a while.

The Supreme Court's ruling Monday that in essence will allow states to individually decide whether to legalize sports gambling or not is likely the biggest change for the sports world since the Supreme Court ruled against Curt Flood in 1972 in his attempt to overturn baseball's antitrust exemption.

"There's always that threat (of gambling affecting the game's integrity) - we've had that in our game in the past when it's not been legal", Rockies first baseman Ian Desmond said.

"State laws on gaming are to be viewed strictly as prohibitive to any expansion of gambling".

Sheridan recalled meeting a Big Apple bookie who in 1980 was raking in $250,000 a year just from "parlay cards", which offer bigger payouts to gamblers willing to bet on two or more teams. Modern bettors can wager online via offshore sites and apps, and at least a dozen US states have introduced legislation that will soon revolutionize the practice.

The NFL said it wanted Congress "to enact a core regulatory framework to for legalized sports betting".

Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that states should be allowed to sponsor sports gambling. "But we need to talk about all the possible negative consequences of it and we need to have a conversation of how it will be done before we move forward with anything".

According to state officials, the earliest the issue could reach the ballot through the petition process or by the State Legislature is 2020.

The Supreme Court has said that the federal government may not commandeer state resources to achieve federal objectives.

"Regardless of the particulars of any future sports betting law, the integrity of our game remains our highest priority".

Bridges said, while it would bring in money, maintaining the integrity of sports is important too.

With the 1992 law out of the way, states can now make their own choices.

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