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Supreme Court ruling favors sports betting

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The Supreme Court yesterday struck down a 1992 federal law that banned commercial sports betting in most states.

The ruling could pave the way for states to legalize the estimated $150 billion in illegal wagers on professional and amateur sports made every year by Americans.

The 1992 law did not ban gambling in Nevada, where sports betting has long been legal.

Read more from The New York Times.


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