Sports Betting is Almost Here in Iowa – Here’s What We Know

By: Matthew McKinney | 07.11.2019

Article written by BrownWinick 2019 Summer Associate, William “Billy” Daniel, and BrownWinick attorney, Matt McKinney Governor Kim Reynolds signed SF 617 into law on May 13, allowing Iowa’s casinos to offer legal sports betting. This legislation was made possible by the decision of the United States Supreme Court in Murphy v. NCAA in May 2018 when the Read…

Legal Sports Betting Imminent After Supreme Court Decision

By: James White | 05.18.2018

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Assn., issued May 14, 2018, has opened the doors for states to legalize and regulate sports betting. The decision declared the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) unconstitutional. PASPA itself did not ban sports betting.  Rather, it prohibited states from regulating or taxing sports Read…