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UPDATE: Supreme Court to Hear Case that Could Legalize Daily Fantasy Sports in U.S.

More than six years after New Jersey voters endorsed legal wagering on football, baseball and other sports events, the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing a case that could make sports betting — already a multibillion-dollar illegal industry — legal in the state and elsewhere. Read more here.

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UPDATE: Supreme Court to Hear Appeal of Daily Fantasy Sports Ruling

Supreme Court to Hear Appeal of Daily Fantasy Sports Ruling Every effort has been met with opposition from the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the four major professional sports leagues — Major League Baseball, National Football League, National Basketball Association and the National Hockey League — even as some of the leagues have partnered with … Continue reading UPDATE: Supreme Court to Hear Appeal of Daily Fantasy Sports Ruling

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UPDATE: 40 Percent of Student Gamblers are in Debt

From a country with widespread online gambling: The Gambling Commission’s recent survey of 1,000 U.K. students found that 40% of student gamblers are in debt because of #gambling.  Another good reason to oppose Daily Fantasy Sports. Read more here.

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Citizens Against Expanded Gambling Applauds Bipartisan Effort to Cap Lottery Advertising

Representative Rob Hutton and Senator Fred Risser released proposed legislation for co-sponsorship today (LRB 3211/1) that would cap spending on lottery advertising at $5M annually, as well limiting the scope of advertising with protective measures. The lottery is a regressive tax aimed at the poor. Research shows that the highest per capita sales are sold … Continue reading Citizens Against Expanded Gambling Applauds Bipartisan Effort to Cap Lottery Advertising

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Bipartisan Bill to Cap Lottery Advertising – AB 454

We have some great news! As you may recall, Governor Walker’s 2017-19 budget calls for increasing annual lottery advertising spending by $3 million to $10.5 million. That’s a 40% boost in funding for advertising aimed at increasing lottery sales, many of which are sold in the zip codes with the lowest per capita income. As … Continue reading Bipartisan Bill to Cap Lottery Advertising – AB 454

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