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Congress searches for a federal solution to sports betting

Michael Sykes Dec 6, 2018

Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) proposed legislation that would create a federal framework for states to regulate sports betting, ESPN first reported and Axios has since confirmed.

Why it matters: It pits pro sports leagues, which want a federal framework, against casinos and other big gaming companies, which don't.

Since the Supreme Court struck down a federal ban on sports betting earlier this year, there has been no regulatory consistency among the states seeking to allow participation within their borders.

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