Gaming Attorney Kate Lowenhar-Fisher Comments on Sports Betting Legalization for ESPN

September 18, 2015
Gaming Attorney Kate Lowenhar-Fisher recently spoke to ESPN.com for the article “What’s next in the fight for sports betting legalizations” (8/25/15). The article examines the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit’s decision regarding the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (“PAPSA”).

PAPSA was enacted in 1992 to stop the spread of state-sponsored sports gambling, but it included a number of exceptions, including one for Nevada. “There would not have been much impact on Nevada,” says Ms. Lowenhar-Fisher. “But it would [have been] a net positive for those Nevada gaming operators who also operate in New Jersey.”

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