AG clarifies state gambling laws to NCAA
June 24, 2009
Attorney General Steve Bullock wrote to the National Collegiate Athletic Association Tuesday to clarify that Montana's gambling laws prohibit wagering on the outcome of athletic events. State and university officials have been working to prove that Montana's legalized betting on fantasy sports leagues does not violate the NCAA's stance against wagering on the outcome of sporting events. The NCAA has said the University of Montana should not have been allowed to host football playoff games last season because the state allows a form of sports gambling. Bullock sent the letter to...