In late June, the Supreme Court agreed to hear New Jersey's appeal in the state's longrunning effort to offer legalized sports gambling. The Supreme Court is expected to hear oral arguments in the case in late 2017 or early in 2018. If New Jersey ends up winning the decision, sports betting could open at state racetracks and casinos by June 2018. With all of the recent developments and momentum related to the legalization of sports betting, when the rare occasion of all four major professional sports league Commissioners being in the same room occurred in mid-July, 2017, gambling was a hot topic of discussion.
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