While it's unclear exactly how Tennessee state officials will react to the Supreme Court's ruling on sports betting (will they or won't they allow it here?), the move does have one well-placed supporter. The United States Supreme Court struck down a 1992 federal law Monday morning that banned sports betting. The ruling will allow states to decide if they want to allow sports betting or not. Attorneys General from several states signed onto a brief back in September 2017 supporting New Jersey's side of the lawsuit, including Tennessee AG Herbert Slatery. Neither Slatery nor other state officials immediately issued statements on the ruling. Slatery's office did not provide a statement requested by the Flyer but confirmed that he...
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Tennessee AG Supported New Jersey on Sports Betting Suit