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And the NC double a higher fighting to stop all of that.
They all say you and I betting on sports affect the integrity.
Of the -- And they're going to court to try shot -- all down.
New Jersey governor Chris Christie is going head ahead -- so far it's prompted DNC that later relocate six championship events.
Out of New Jersey so we'd be able to keep gambling on March Madness joining me now it's.
The lowdown on the is -- sports is sports attorney Steve all -- -- for joining us.
Glad -- -- -- revenue -- everybody comments and confused is I -- how is.
How is betting on the games affect the integrity.
Of the game -- the sport itself.
What figure and it's a great question this is what we're gonna have to actually see.
Justice Goodman right now has proposed with the court order.
Actually see the documents where the -- and the NCA a essentially have to bring out and show over the last ten years now.
What they do in terms a fantasy sports in terms of any type of Paul's office Paul's.
Anything of such documentation.
Whereby would they can potentially.
The state see whether there was a nexus between gambling.
And actually amateurism and state you know in terms of the body and whatnot so it's going to be interesting to see what actual documents are actually put forth.
And then what will be able to do this kind of see where -- of the arguments are gonna -- but to answer your question in terms of the actual integrity.
Well I mean as you can see people do this all the time.
Yeah and it -- the -- -- -- to be fair this is the NFL the NBA and I'll be.
The National Hockey League they've all time -- that yes they gambling will deter the integrity of this team.
So what what are.
I think is gonna happen here Chris -- fighting the good fight he says this is good for the economy he's trying to make this -- legal and make it happen again.
Yeah I mean I think you know look.
In the state in New Jersey unemployment numbers quite -- and a national average it's a lot lower so if there's a way Governor Christie can actually.
Promote growth promote jobs.
-- stimulus into the actual state he's gonna do that and this is one way of doing it actually.
Well I mean I'm looking AME he -- -- -- jobs the unemployment numbers you can turn around turns around the economy if we -- to -- this.
He's saying hey look at people are gonna do it let's legalize it looks -- some money for the stay -- that he can't argue with that fact.
However I think that people.
Well looking forward are gonna say you know that if it -- -- this fourteen themselves thirty franchises themselves are saying that this it affects the integrity of the game.
Well there -- the judges could find a way to prove that.
Well yeah -- also have to look at the -- in New Jersey back in 1991.
Actually have the opportunity.
They're -- you know comment to -- so what's called the professional and amateur sports protection act.
Of 1992 and they elected not to which allows for sports gambling.
So you know -- do the actual bonus right now is if you're gonna look at this from a legal perspective is gonna see what type of documentation has actually presented and then once is -- is actually shown.
Answer the question then -- -- answer the question we're short on time -- -- our Spanish people a lot of football leagues go by the wayside here.
Well today it's never gonna happen -- its never gonna happen.
All their innocence all all read it at that maybe the office -- we'll continue we'll -- at the very interesting story thanks for joining us on this evil things.
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