Gambling Sausage: Federal Legislation in the New Millennium

Gaming Law Review and Economics, Vol. 16, No. 9, p. 500, 2012

14 Pages Posted: 10 Oct 2012 Last revised: 1 Nov 2012

See all articles by Anastasios Kaburakis

Anastasios Kaburakis

Saint Louis University - Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business

Ryan M. Rodenberg

Florida State University - College of Education; Florida State University - College of Law

Date Written: October 9, 2012

Abstract

This article summarizes federal legislation attempts during the past 14 years in the areas of online gambling and sport betting, arguably the most contentious gambling industry sectors. The paper first recaps the key pieces of legislation in effect as of mid-2012 governing the U.S. gambling industry. The major section of the paper follows, encompassing all legislative bills since the 106th Congress (1999-2000). Finally, this contribution attempts to forecast any possible outcomes of the pending New Jersey-led efforts for the repeal of the restrictive federal legislative framework in regard to sport betting.

Keywords: Gambling, Federal Legislation, Law, Policy, Sport Betting, Lobbying, Wire Act, UIGEA, PASPA, New Jersey

JEL Classification: K00, K19, K20, K23, K29, K30, K39, K40, K49, L50, L59, L80, L83, L89

Suggested Citation

Kaburakis, Anastasios and Rodenberg, Ryan M., Gambling Sausage: Federal Legislation in the New Millennium (October 9, 2012). Gaming Law Review and Economics, Vol. 16, No. 9, p. 500, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2159575

Anastasios Kaburakis (Contact Author)

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