Court denies rehearing on Del. sports betting

DOVER, Del. - September 29, 2009 Attorneys for the state argued that a three-judge panel of the Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals abused its discretion and ignored Supreme Court precedent in restricting sports betting lottery to multi-game wagers on NFL football.

The attorneys asked for a rehearing before the full appeals court in Philadelphia.

The court rejected the request in a one-sentence ruling Tuesday.

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