May 07, 2014
A N.J. court case has put pro leagues, NCAA on the spot with their attitudes towards sports gambling.

Only about 1% of all petitions are accepted for review by the Supreme Court. The five sports leagues must jointly respond to Christie's petition seeking Court review by May 14. The U.S. Department of Justice, which intervened in the case on the side of the leagues, has the same filing deadline. By mid‑June, at the earliest, the Court will determine whether to take the case. That decision will be posted online, and if the leagues don't get the decision they want, they'll respond publicly -- very publicly -- without redactions. That, you can bet on.

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