NCAA Lifts Championship Ban After Supreme Court Ruling on Sports Gambling

NCAA Lifts Championship Ban After Supreme Court Ruling on Sports Gambling

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The NCAA announced it has lifted its ban on holding championships in states that allow for legal, single-game sports betting Thursday.

On Monday, the Supreme Court erased a federal law against sports betting and empowered states to legalize wagering on sports.

The states will temporarily be allowed to hold championships until a more permanent decision in future meetings.

NCAA president Mark Emmert expressed in Thursday’s release over how legalized sports betting might impact college sports:

“Our highest priorities in any conversation about sports wagering are maintaining the integrity

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