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U.S. Supreme Court Agrees To Review New Jersey Sports Betting Case

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 27 / 17

The U.S. Supreme Court today "made the long-running New Jersey sports betting saga one of the relatively rare cases that the court will hear," according to John Brennan of the Bergen RECORD. That decision "eventually could open the door to state racetracks and Atlantic City casinos being able t...

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