Report: NFL Among Invitees to Congressional Hearing on Sports Betting

Report: NFL Among Invitees to Congressional Hearing on Sports Betting

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Representatives from the NFL received an invitation from the House Judiciary Committee to testify at a congressional hearing on sports betting, ESPN’s David Purdum reported Tuesday. 

According to Purdum, the hearing is scheduled for June 26, and it comes after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a nearly nationwide ban on sports betting.

A week after the ruling, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell released a statement asking elected officials “to enact uniform standards for states that choose to legalize sports betting.”

Goodell also listed four conditions the NFL wants to see Congress pursue: consumer protections, specific protec

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