WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 14, 2018--Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) applauded the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the federal prohibition on states legalizing sports gambling.

CAGW President Tom Schatz said in a statement:

“The Supreme Court’s decision to allow states to legalize sports betting is a victory for taxpayers, consumers, and states’ rights. The decision overturns an outdated law that stifled a vibrant, twenty-first century industry. Going forward, states that chose to legalize sports betting should establish policies that are competitive and contain strong consumer protections, in collaboration with law enforcement and stakeholders.”

CAGW is the nation’s largest nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement in government.

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CONTACT: Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW)

Curtis Kalin, 202-467-5318

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ENTERTAINMENT CASINO/GAMING PUBLIC POLICY/GOVERNMENT COURTS GENERAL SPORTS PUBLIC POLICY STATE/LOCAL WHITE HOUSE/FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ONLINE SPORTS

SOURCE: Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW)

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