BettingGods.com Logo
The Legalisation Of Sports Betting In USA | Betting Gods
The Legalisation Of Sports Betting In USA

The Legalisation Of Sports Betting In USA

Published on 20/11/17

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced its intention to throw support behind the proposed legalisation and regulation of sports betting in the US, and plans on lobbying US congress.

In 2016 the NBA said it would not directly advocate the move although it would support federal regulation.

Vice-President and Assistant General Consel of NBA announced at the Sports Betting USA conference in New York that the organisation now intends to lobby Congress for a “federal framework”
At present, only Nevada is permitted to provide sports wagering services within the US though illegal sports betting volumes are incredibly high.

This change in view from the NBA is seen as support and a boost for the New Jersey case currently going through a legal process which could potentially lead to the introduction of regulation and legalised sports betting in further US states.

The state of New Jersey is attempting to overturn the federal 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). An act which makes it unlawful for the sponsorship, operation, advertising, promotion and licensing by government bodies in relation to games played by athletes.

The state argues that PASPA is against the U.S. Constitution in that Nevada is permitted such an opportunity while other states are denied the right.

The US Supreme Court will hear the case on 4th December 2017.

Further support was added by North America’s Major League Soccer (MLS) commissioner Don Garber who in relation to sports wagering referred to betting as “part of the DNA of football”

“I think there are great values to our tax revenues to be able to do that, I don’t think we can stop it, so maybe we’d even lead the charge.

“Gambling on games, betting on games, is part of the DNA of football around the world.”

So What Do You Think?

[poll id=”35″]

Once you’ve voted, make sure you share your opinion down below in the comments section:

Leave Your Comment Below

Who Will Win The 2019 UK General Election?

View Post

How To Make The Most Of Signup Betting Offers

View Post

Man Utd Vs Tottenham Free Tips [4th Dec]

View Post

Free Tips For The Hero World Challenge 2019

View Post

Free Tips For The Ladbrokes Winter Carnival 2019 Day 2

View Post

Free Tips For The Ladbrokes Winter Carnival 2019 Day 1

View Post

Free Racing Tip for 5th December

17:25 Southwell

Tip

Redesdale Rebel

2pt Win @ 4.00

View Analysis →

Free Football Tip for 4th December WON

14:00 Man Utd vs Tottenham

Tip

Over 2.5 Goals

1pt Win @ 1.80

View Analysis →

QF Value Tips

£100.00 Profit this Month

View Profile

£105.78

Monthly Profit

20.13%

ROI

The Horse Conqueror

£100.00 Profit this Month

View Profile

£149.20

Monthly Profit

16.52%

ROI

Vision Racing

£114.00 Profit this Month

View Profile

£159.27

Monthly Profit

22.48%

ROI

Our Latest Free Tips

Check Out the Latest Free Tips from the Betting Gods Team

Man Utd Vs Tottenham Free Tips [4th Dec]

Man Utd Vs Tottenham Free Tips [4th Dec]

View Tips
Free Tips For The Hero World Challenge 2019

Free Tips For The Hero World Challenge 2019

View Tips
Free Tips For The Ladbrokes Winter Carnival 2019 Day 2

Free Tips For The Ladbrokes Winter Carnival 2019 Day 2

View Tips
Free Tips For The Ladbrokes Winter Carnival 2019 Day 1

Free Tips For The Ladbrokes Winter Carnival 2019 Day 1

View Tips
Wolves Vs Sheffield Free Tips [1st Dec]

Wolves Vs Sheffield Free Tips [1st Dec]

View Tips
Leicester Vs Everton Free Tips [1st Dec]

Leicester Vs Everton Free Tips [1st Dec]

View Tips

Never Miss a Winning Tip Again...

Join 100,000+ Members Who Receive Free Betting Tips Daily from the Betting Gods Team

Join for Free