Gaming Group to Supreme Court: End Ban on Sports Betting

The Hill discusses Christie v. NCAA with Michelle Minton.

The American Gaming Association on Tuesday filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of New Jersey, which wants to end the federal ban on sports betting.

The 26-page amicus brief takes aim at the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), passed in 1992, that prohibits states from allowing sports betting.

It is “more of a defense of their state sovereignty … rather than simply the ability to legalize sports gambling,” said Michelle Minton, a senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, during the call with reporters.

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