TheLines Podcast Episode 1: The Supreme Court Decision Is Coming

Written By Brett Collson on April 27, 2018 - Last Updated on May 22, 2018
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The state of New Jersey is currently fighting to overturn a 1992 law that prohibits states from legalizing sports betting. The case, Murphy vs. NCAA, has been in the hands of the Supreme Court of the United States for several months.

If the rumblings about New Jersey being a favorite to win prove accurate, the Garden State could be permitted to offering legal, real-money sports betting as early as May 2018 (if the decision comes that soon). It could also pave the way for legal wagering nationwide.

In the first episode of TheLines Podcast, hosts Matt Brown, Brett Collson and Dustin Gouker discuss the origins of the case and break down the possible outcomes of the SCOTUS decision, along with the potential impact of each.

And if you’ve just stumbled upon the for the first time, be sure to listen in for an introduction to our new site and what you can expect to find here as the sports betting industry progresses in the U.S.

Have thoughts about the podcast? Anything you’d like us to discuss next week? Reach out to us on Twitter at @TheLinesUS or individually @MattBrownM2, @brettcollson and @DustinGouker.

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Brett Collson is the Sports Content Director at Catena Media North America, overseeing websites like and With more than 10 years of experience in the gambling industry, Brett has covered poker, sports betting, and daily fantasy sports extensively. He also spent several years reporting on Major League Baseball and college basketball in Philadelphia. He now resides in Buffalo, NY.

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