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A Quick Summary Of What New Jersey’s Landmark Win On Sports Betting Means For Women’s Hoops (& College Athletics As A Whole)

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You might have heard that the state of New Jersey (through the persistence of former governor Chris Christie) was given the green light to pursue fully legal sports betting for all major professional sports and NCAA-sanctioned events this morning. This is significant because the drama of this sensitive topic has been no less than a 6-year old battle which saw New Jersey lose both at the state and federal level, only to see an overwhelming majority of the sitting justices of the high court side with the Garden State. This may sound like something irrelevant but this decision will shape not just gambling, but it will reshape college hoops– as well as further limit the NCAA’s stranglehold and influence on the college world.  Continue reading “A Quick Summary Of What New Jersey’s Landmark Win On Sports Betting Means For Women’s Hoops (& College Athletics As A Whole)”