The Third Circuit has once again struck down New Jersey’s sports betting law, finding the state’s attempt to legalize sports betting through simply repealing the ban on it still violated federal law.
In a split decision Tuesday, the majority in National Collegiate Athletic Association v. Christie said New Jersey’s 2014 law repealing certain prohibitions on sports gambling violated the 1992 federal Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, which bans states from authorizing sports betting.
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