Sports betting world preparing forces in anticipation of court decision

Nov 15, 2017 9:30 AM

The sports betting world continues to marshal its forces in anticipation of a U.S. Supreme Court decision next year that may overturn lower court rulings upholding the federal law known as PASPA that prohibits single-team wagering in every state except Nevada.

Thursday, various stakeholders will convene in Washington D.C. for  “The Future of Sports Gambling in the U.S.” seminar hosted by Sportradar, a sports betting and integrity firm and the venture capital company Revolution.

Featured speakers include:

Ted Leonsis - Cofounder and Partner, Revolution Growth; Majority Owner of the Washington Wizards (NBA), Capitals (NHL) and Mystics (WNBA)

Prof. Dr. Laila Mintas, Ph.D. - Deputy President, Sportradar US

Andy Cunningham - Director Global Strategy Integrity Services, Sportradar

Andreas Krannich - Managing Director Integrity Services, Sportradar

Dan Spillane – Sr Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, NBA

Jason Robins - CEO, DraftKings, Inc.

David Purdum - Writer, ESPN

Oliver Jaberg - Director of Integrity and Institutional Legal, FIFA

Kevin Braig - Partner, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick LLP

Andrew Brandt - Director, Moorad Center for Sports Law, Villanova University

Daniel Wallach - Gaming and Sports Law Attorney, Becker & Poliakoff, P.A.

The event follows the Sport Betting USA conference being conducted Tuesday and Wednesday in New York City.