Pol doubles down on sports wagering

Updated: June 25, 2014, 1:44 PM ET
By David Purdum | Special to ESPN.com

American sports bettors outside of Nevada will continue to bet hundreds of billions of dollars illegally, for now.

The United States Supreme Court declined to hear New Jersey's case to have the federal sports betting ban known as the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) overturned. But one state senator isn't giving up yet.

On Monday afternoon, hours after the court declined to hear the case, N.J. Sen. Ray Lesniak introduced legislation to decriminalize ...

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