Senate Judiciary Committee debates college betting legality

first_img Senate Judiciary Committee debates college betting legality The US Senate Committee on the judiciary heard evidence both for and against the continued legality of betting on college sports in a committee meeting titled “Protecting the Integrity of College Athletics”. Email Address AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Topics: Legal & compliance Sports betting 23rd July 2020 | By Daniel O’Boylecenter_img The US Senate Committee on the judiciary heard evidence both for and against the continued legality of betting on college sports in a committee meeting titled “Protecting the Integrity of College Athletics”.Heather Lyke, athletic director at the University of Pittsburgh spoke on behalf of the University and Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).“The ACC opposes gambling on collegiate sports,” Lyke said, adding that the decision was supported unanimously by its university presidents and supported by athletic directors.“While we understand that gambling on professional sports is here to stay, we urge Congress to directly address gambling on intercollegiate athletics and prohibit it, as was the case in PASPA.Read more on iGB North America. Regions: US Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Legal & compliancelast_img