The Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling on Monday that opens the door for individual states to legalize betting on sports, and the NFL has now issued a response.

In a statement, the NFL highlighted its public stance that gambling can be harmful. It asked Congress to “enact a core regulatory framework for legalized sports betting.”

 

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The league’s owners have made it clear that, should gambling become legalized, they’d be behind the idea. In a big way.

Legalized gambling across the nation would open the floodgates for more money to flow into the league, and that’s never something that’s viewed as a big problem.

Now it’s going to boil down to the National Football League and other sports ensuring that everything is being done to minimize the risk of corruption. But make no mistake about it — legalized gambling across the nation isn’t far away.

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