H.R.3797 - Sports Gaming Opportunity Act of 2012

To amend chapter 178 of title 28 of the United States Code to permit during a 4-year period States to enact statutes that exempt from the operation of such chapter, lotteries, sweepstakes, and other betting, gambling, or wagering schemes involving professional and amateur sports. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend chapter 178 of title 28 of the United States Code to permit during a 4-year period States to enact statutes that exempt from the operation of such chapter, lotteries, sweepstakes, and other betting, gambling, or wagering schemes involving professional and amateur sports. as introduced.
  • Short: Sports Gaming Opportunity Act of 2012 as introduced.

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1/23/2012--Introduced.Sports Gaming Opportunity Act of 2012 - Amends the federal judicial code to exempt a lottery, sweepstakes, or other betting, gambling, or wagering scheme authorized by a state by a statute enacted on or after January 1, 2012, and in effect not later than January 1, 20

Official Summary

1/23/2012--Introduced.Sports Gaming Opportunity Act of 2012 - Amends the federal judicial code to exempt a lottery, sweepstakes, or other betting, gambling, or wagering scheme authorized by a state by a statute enacted on or after January 1, 2012, and in effect not later than January 1, 2016, from the prohibition against a governmental entity, or a person acting pursuant to the law or compact of a governmental entity, sponsoring, operating, advertising, or promoting sports gambling.

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