Archives for May 15, 2018

Brendan Bussman (Director of Government Affairs)

  • What did we learn yesterday and what does it mean for sports gambling going forward? What does Nebraska lose out by not letting it happen within their borders still?
  • How much could it potentially help with government expenses if Nebraska allowed it?

Sports gambling gets legalized, but Pete Ricketts says Nebraska still won’t allow it.

  • Supreme Court in New Jersey voted 6-3 in favor of legalizing sports betting, but states have jurisdiction on whether or not they’ll allow it—and Pete Ricketts says its not happening in Nebraska
  • Sports betting has obviously been going on for a long time, but now people won’t have to be as sketchy in how they find their bookies in Vegas…how much does this change things? And how far behind will Nebraska be if they continue not allowing it?