Senators raise alarms on Delaware sports betting
July 22, 2009
FREDERIC J. FROMMER Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON
A pair of veteran Republican senators urged Attorney General Eric Holder to look into the legality of a new Delaware law allowing sports betting and to defend a federal anti-sports betting law that New Jersey politicians are challenging. Both efforts "threaten to greatly expand sports gambling and undermine the integrity of our" national pastimes, wrote Sens. Orrin Hatch of Utah and Jon Kyl of Arizona in a letter dated Monday, which was obtained by The Associated Press. At issue in both cases is the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports...