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US Supreme Court Strikes Down Law Against Sports Gambling

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States will now have the right to allow betting on sports, and professional leagues hope to profit.

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The United States Supreme Court has struck down a law prohibiting sports gambling, opening the door for states to allow or facilitate the practice.

New Jersey was at the forefront of the landmark ruling and, along with several states, is poised to take advantage.

As ESPN’s Brian Windhorst explains in this article, the NBA, MLB, and other entities formerly opposed to bettinghave shifted their tactics, hoping to share part of the revenue stream.

Will legalization of sports betting change your sporting life at all, assuming it comes to your state?