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Pro Sports Leagues Begin To Accept Future Of Sports Betting

The United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear New Jersey’s appeal that would potentially allow the state to provide sports betting within its borders. In NYC on Tuesday night, Roger Goodell (NFL commissioner), Adam Silver (NBA commissioner), Rob Manfred (MLB commissioner), and Gary Bettman (NHL commissioner) gathered together for a panel titled “GameChangers: Creating […]

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2017 Sports Law Issue To Watch: Sports Betting In The U.S.

Since Heitner Legal specializes in Sports Law, it is no surprise that Darren Heitner was asked to provide his thoughts on what would be a key sports law case and/or development to watch in 2017. The website LawInSport organized responses to that question from a variety of Sports Law practitioners, choosing to highlight Heitner’s contribution near the […]

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Sports Law

Darren Heitner Interviewed On The Pathway To Legal Sports Betting

Will legalized sports gambling expand throughout the U.S. over the next few years? HEITNER LEGAL has been called on by many individuals and organizations to provide legal advice in the arena of gambling and gaming, and is well equipped to assist companies should various state and federal laws be changed in the future. In the meantime, […]

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New Jersey Requests En Banc Hearing Of Sports Betting Decision

As expected, this past week the state of New Jersey – along with the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association – formally filed its request for the Third Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear arguments in the recently decided sports betting case.  This Gaming Law issue comes on the heels of the state’s 2-1 defeat in […]

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New Jersey Making A Push For Legalized Sports Betting

In May 2010, my article, The Plight of PASPA: It’s Time to Pull the Plug on the Prohibition was published in the Gaming Law Review and Economics.  The article focuses on the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), which has completely denied forty-six states from adopting any type of state-sponsored sports betting scheme.  The Act, which […]