Whitney Fore Quoted by USBets Regarding NCAA’s Move to Prohibit Sports Betting by Athletes
April 22, 2019
In a recent article by USBets, author Brian Pempus spoke with Ifrah Law associate Whitney Fore regarding the NCAA President Mark Emmert’s comment that he would like to prohibit athletes from placing sports bets in states where it’s legal.
“At first blush, the NCAA’s and the NFL’s policies seem overbroad to address any integrity issues within the leagues themselves,” Whitney Fore, a D.C.-based attorney at Ifrah Law PLLC who specializes in internet gaming and sports betting law and regulation, commented to US Bets.
“Would a Clemson point guard betting on the Penguins-Islanders hockey game really undermine confidence in the outcome of the Virginia-Texas Tech basketball game?” Fore added. “Probably not, but that doesn’t mean that the NCAA can’t legally forbid its players from betting on the Pens.”
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