2015 US Code
Title 28 - Judiciary and Judicial Procedure (Sections 1 - 5001)
Part VI - Particular Proceedings (Sections 2201 - 5001)
Chapter 178 - Professional and Amateur Sports Protection (Sections 3701 - 3704)
Sec. 3702 - Unlawful sports gambling

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 3, Title 28 - JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 28 - JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE
PART VI - PARTICULAR PROCEEDINGS
CHAPTER 178 - PROFESSIONAL AND AMATEUR SPORTS PROTECTION
Sec. 3702 - Unlawful sports gambling
Containssection 3702
Date2015
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawYes
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditAdded Pub. L. 102-559, §2(a), Oct. 28, 1992, 106 Stat. 4228.
Statutes at Large Reference106 Stat. 4228
Public and Private LawPublic Law 102-559

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28 U.S.C. § 3702 (2015)

§3702. Unlawful sports gambling

It shall be unlawful for—

(1) a governmental entity to sponsor, operate, advertise, promote, license, or authorize by law or compact, or

(2) a person to sponsor, operate, advertise, or promote, pursuant to the law or compact of a governmental entity,


a lottery, sweepstakes, or other betting, gambling, or wagering scheme based, directly or indirectly (through the use of geographical references or otherwise), on one or more competitive games in which amateur or professional athletes participate, or are intended to participate, or on one or more performances of such athletes in such games.

(Added Pub. L. 102–559, §2(a), Oct. 28, 1992, 106 Stat. 4228.)

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