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NFL Battles Casinos With Push for Sports-Betting Regulations

  • League wants age limits enforced and to require official data
  • NFL had fought legalization of sports betting in New Jersey
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NJ Devils Expect $5 Million This Year in Sports Betting Deals

The National Football League called on Congress to regulate sports betting, enforce age limits and require that sports-book operators use official league data to maintain integrity of the games.

The comments, which were published before a Thursday morning hearing of the House Judiciary Committee in Washington, are the latest salvo in an effort by professional football to limit or extract fees from sports wagers.