New Jersey’s U.S. Supreme Court Victory for Legalized Sports Betting [New Jersey Law Journal]

Bryan Mosca, a member of Cozen O'Connor's State Attorneys General practice and Mark Quist, a law clerk of the firm's State Attorneys General practice, wrote an article in New Jersey Law Journal about the implications of the gaming industry with legalized sports gambling in New Jersey. On May 14, the U.S. Supreme Court handed New Jersey a victory in its eight-plus-year campaign to legalize sports betting. In the consolidated matter of Murphy v. Nat’l Collegiate Athletic Ass’n, No. 16-476 (formerly known as Christie v. Nat’l Collegiate Athletic Ass’n), and New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Ass’n v. Nat’l Collegiate Athletic Ass’n, No. 16-477) (hereinafter, Murphy), the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), a federal law that, in part, prohibited states from authorizing state-sanctioned sports betting.

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