Nick Saban puzzled by sports gambling ruling

Even Alabama coach Nick Saban isn’t sure of the ramifications of Monday’s Supreme Court decision that lifted the federal ban on sports gambling.

With a 7-2 vote, the Supreme Court ruled the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 that banned sports betting was unconstitutional and consequently left the decision on sports betting to be decided by each state. 

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“I almost don’t know what to think,” Saban said, according to USA Today. “I’m not opposed to people making wagers on events, sporting events, but I guess the thing that worries you the most is, how could it or would it affect the integrity of the game? That’s always a concern.”

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