The 1 Key Problem With Washington D.C. Intention To Legalize Sports Betting

Darren Heitner

Darren Heitner is the creator of The Sports Biz. He is the owner of the South, Florida-based HEITNER LEGAL, P.L.L.C., which is a law firm that focuses on transactional, intellectual property and litigation work with a heavy emphasis on sports and entertainment issues. He is also the founder of Sports Agent Blog and an author of 2 books published by the American Bar Association -- How to Play the Game: What Every Sports Attorney Needs to Know (1st and 2nd Editions). Heitner contributed to Forbes and Inc. for many years.

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  1. December 19, 2018

    […] If you yawned when you read the word “integrity” in the NCAA’s statement, you were not alone. That was the word trumpeted by the NCAA, as well as every professional sports league, for decades while a federal prohibition on sports betting was kept in place (until being overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court in May 2018). Those same professional leagues are much more concerned with exploiting the commercial opportunities of sports betting in December 2018 than they are with integrity issues, which have yet to arise since states began implementing their respective sports betting legalization plans one-by-one. […]

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