Supreme Court Overturns Ban On Sports Gambling

The United States Supreme Court issued a ruling in the New Jersey Sports Gambling case today, voting 7-2 that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) is unconstitutional. In other words, states are now free to decided if they want to allow sports betting.

The law, which has been in place since 1992, prohibited state-authorized sports gambling with some exceptions, most notably designating Nevada as the only state where a person could wager on the results of a single game, according to