In the closely watched court battle over Delaware's scotched plan to launch a sports betting lottery, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday handed down an opinion that explains why the judges permanently blocked the lottery last week in a ruling from the bench. In its decision, the unanimous three-judge panel sided with all the major sports leagues and declared that the proposed expansion of Delaware's gaming would violate the federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act.
3rd Circuit Explains Why It Sacked Delaware Sports Lottery
The Legal Intelligencer
September 1, 2009