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Fox Business – Most Americans support legalized sports betting: Poll

September 27, 2017  By Thomas Barrabi The majority of Americans now support nationwide legalization of sports betting, according to a results of a poll released this week, in a major reversal of public opinion when the pro sports gambling ban when into effect a quarter-century ago. Five-five percent of Americans said they approve of efforts […]

Augusta Free Press – American Sports Betting Coalition details benefits of legalized sports betting at Capitol Hill briefing

September 27, 2017  The American Gaming Association and American Sports Betting Coalition addressed the benefits of a legalized sports betting market on Capitol Hill during a roundtable discussion hosted by Third Way. The event, “The stakes of Sports Betting: A Look at the Federal Ban and the Current Debate over Legalization,” explored the economic impact a legalized market […]

ESPN – Sports betting legalization: Where do we stand right now?

September 14, 2017  By David Purdum  Most estimates are in the hundreds of billions of dollars, but no one knows for sure how much money Americans bet on sports every year. Whatever the amount, it’s enough to fuel the massive offshore bookmaking industry that consists of hundreds of online sportsbooks. It’s also large enough to […]

The Hill – Gaming group to Supreme Court: End ban on sports betting

September 5, 2017  By Megan Wilson  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 […]

SCOTUSblog – Symposium: Lift the harmful, failing federal ban on sports betting

August 15, 2017  By Stacy Papadopoulos  Stacy Papadopoulos is general counsel and senior vice president of industry services at the American Gaming Association, which filed a cert-stage amicus brief in support of the challengers inChristie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association. In 1992, Congress enacted the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, which prohibits all but a few […]

National Indian Gaming Association Joins American Sports Betting Coalition

Washington, DC – The American Sports Betting Coalition (ASBC) is proud to announce that the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) has joined the campaign to end the 25-year-old failing federal ban known as the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). PASPA prohibits sports betting outside Nevada. “We are pleased to announce that the National […]