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 TheLines.com 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.