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Lift the ban on sports gambling?
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Dec. 4 about the federal ban on sports gambling, with many of the justices appearing to lean toward overturning the ban in order to uphold state rights. Illegal sports gambling may already be widely practiced and mostly underground. Congress was not wrong when it passed the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992, which imposed a national ban while grandfathering the practice for four states that already allowed it. read more


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