It's game over for Delaware's planned Sept. 10 launch of a state-sponsored sports lottery now that a federal appeals court has ruled that the proposed expansion of its gaming would violate the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act. In a rare move, the 3rd Circuit not only found that a lower court judge had erred in refusing to issue a preliminary injunction, but declared that the answer to the ultimate question in the case was indisputably clear -- and that a permanent injunction must be issued.
3rd Circuit Sacks Del. Sports Lottery
The Legal Intelligencer
August 25, 2009