Tag Archives: Murphy v. NCAA

Should the United States Gamble and Repeal the Wire Act?

CRISTOPHER GALIS—On April 8, 2019, Texas Tech played Virginia in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final, bringing March Madness to an end. Throughout March Madness approximately forty-seven million American’s wagered somewhere near eight and a half billion dollars on March Madness. This is the first year that some of that money could legally be bet outside […]

The Aftermath of Murphy v. NCAA: New York’s Path to Legalized Sports Gambling

MICHAEL HARDER—In May 2018, the Supreme Court released the highly anticipated decision of Murphy v. NCAA, better known as “the sports gambling case.” Although the Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), the 1992 federal statute prohibiting the states from authorizing sports gambling, most states have yet to capitalize on the […]

High Stakes: The Fight for Legalized Sports Gambling and its Underlying Impact on Federalism

NICHOLAS DILTS—Every spring, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament becomes one of the largest events in the country as millions tune in to watch the fascinating and heart-wrenching action that is “March Madness.” During this past year’s tournament, it was reported that roughly $10 billion was going to be wagered on the tournament, but that only […]