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Indiana latest state to consider legalising sports betting, despite being home of NCAA

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A Republican representative from Indiana is the latest official to come out in favour of legalising sports betting in his home state, subject to a successful challenge by New Jersey in its ongoing US Supreme Court battle. State Representative Alan Morrison, who resides in the city of Terre Haute near Indiana’s western border with Illinois, told a local newspaper that …

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Expert Focus – All on the line in New Jersey’s battle of PASPA

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All eyes are set to fall on the USA today, as the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) hears oral arguments from New Jersey officials regarding the constitutionality of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). With a distinct focus on New Jersey’s bid to offer licensed sports betting, the state has already faced seven losses in federal …

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DraftKings and FanDuel – College Dropouts

As part of a deal with the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) daily fantasy sports operators DraftKings and Fanduel are dropping college sports from their offerings across all states, effective from the end of this week. This dual decision follows months of talks between the companies and the NCAA. NCAA president Mark Emmert said this in a statement issued on …

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Wynn Las Vegas launches new mobile sports betting app

Wynn Las Vegas will officially launch a new mobile sports betting app today. The app was designed in partnership with technology company Miomni, and will be active for March Madness, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. The app will feature various types of wagers including straight bets, parlays and future books. The minimum first deposit will be $100, the minimum reload deposit …

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NCAA prohibits DraftKings & FanDuel of advertising on associated sports events

US sports network ESPN, reports that the NCAA the governing body of college sports in the US, has prohibited DraftKings and FanDuel from advertising during its associated events. ESPN obtained a communication addressed to DraftKings CEO Jason Robins and FanDuel senior executives Christian Genetski (Chief Legal Officer) and Matt King (Chief Financial Officer) requesting the operator to stop TV advertising …

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National Basketball Players Association opens sports betting discussion

Michele Roberts the Executive Director of the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) told ESPN Radio that the body had begun to engage players in discussions regarding the possibility of allowing sports betting on matches. Roberts’ statements follow NBA Commissioners Adam Silver ongoing public support for legalised sports betting to enter the US sports market. Roberts stated that at present the …

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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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