Nj-new jersey’s Frank Pallone Petitions Trump Administration to aid PASPA Review

Nj-new jersey’s Frank Pallone Petitions Trump Administration to aid PASPA Review

Nj Congressman Frank Pallone is continuing his efforts to bring legalized sports gambling to Atlantic City casinos and horse racetracks in the Garden State.

US Rep. Frank Pallone wishes the US government to stay out of sports betting, but before that, he needs the US Supreme Court to rule against a federal law passed in 1992.

This week to Acting Solicitor General Jeff Wall, Pallone (D-District 6) encouraged the third highest-ranking member in the Department of Justice to recommend to the Supreme Court that it consider reviewing the legal merits of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) in a letter.

The 1992 federal statute made it illegal for states to allow sports gambling markets to operate, but with exceptions given to four states, which Nevada only uses completely today.

‘New Jersey should have the opportunity that is same proceed with sports betting that happens to be permitted in other states,’ Pallone declared.

In 2014, Governor Chris Christie (R) finalized a sports bill that is betting law, nevertheless the NCAA, along side the NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL, quickly interjected with a lawsuit.

Federal courts have over and over repeatedly sided using the sports organizations, and the Supreme Court is New Jersey’s final stand that is potential.

Separation of Powers

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