Supreme Court Rules States Can Legalize Sports Betting

The U.S. Supreme Court sided with the state of New Jersey and ruled on Monday that a 1992 federal law banning sports betting was unconstitutional. This decision will open the flood gates for states around the country to legalize sports betting.

The Associated Press on Twitter

BREAKING: Supreme Court strikes down federal anti sports gambling law, gives states go-ahead to allow betting on sports.

The NBA has been making a push in recent months for betting to be legalized across this country and this is undoubtedly a step in that direction.

What should be pointed out though is that as more people start betting and cashing out, the college athletes still won’t be reaping any of the rewards.

Kazeem Famuyide on Twitter

With sports betting now legal, shout out to literally everyone who will cake up crazy off of this and the NCAA Student Athletes who are still making *checks notes* not a damn thing

So this ruling may be good news for some sports fans, but many will still be left in the dark from benefitting financially.

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