Supreme Court Rules States Can Legalize Sports Betting

Headline Roundup May 17th, 2018

The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that states can legalize sports betting. Many have said the move will have implications for states' rights, as it will likely allow them to implement their own rules surrounding sanctuary cities and marijuana use. Others have questioned how the ruling will impact the sports industry and sports media business, potentially increasing NFL ratings which have lagged in recent years.

Supreme Court Rules States Can Legalize Sports Betting

From the Right
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We think of revolutions as sudden, spectacular events, much like earthquakes or erupting volcanoes that transform the landscape overnight. But sometimes they occur so slowly and quietly that it's possible to overlook how much change they bring about.

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OPINION

Murphy v. NCAA shows the Court is committed to the anti-commandeering principle — the federal government can't force states to enforce its laws.

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From the Left
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In late January, NBA vice president Dan Spillane explained to the New York state Senate why the state, one day, should give the league some cash. In a joint effort with Major League Baseball, Spillane had come to testify about the prospect of legalized sports betting and what provisions the professional leagues believed should be included in potential laws.

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