John Holden

John Holden J.D. / Ph.D. is an academic. His research focuses on policy issues surrounding sports corruption.

Arkansas sports betting

Opinion: About That Dormant Commerce Clause In Arkansas Sports Betting

The Dormant Commerce Clause is a fairly complex area of constitutional law somehow recently thrust into an Arkansas sports betting discussion. Despite that, it has recently become en vogue for various groups to suggest that various laws violate the Clause, including this month in Arkansas sports betting. The NCAA, for instance, asserted that California’s name, […] Read More
Posted on: February 25, 2022 | Opinion Regulation Sports Betting | John Holden
Super Bowl odds

Opinion: Odds Are Super Bowl Won’t Make Brian Flores Story Go Away For NFL

The week before the Super Bowl, former Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores filed a lawsuit against the NFL and three of its teams. Flores’ suit makes clear that despite the Rooney Rule, the NFL has failed to create an equitable system. The class-action lawsuit alleges discrimination under Section 1981 of the Civil Rights Act of […] Read More
Posted on: February 9, 2022 | Opinion Regulation Sports Betting | John Holden
Oklahoma sports betting

Analysis: Oklahoma Sports Betting Bill Backed By Questionable Numbers

In a state with only 4 million people like Oklahoma, $240 million sounds like a lot of new revenue from sports betting. This is what one Oklahoma lawmaker says OK sports betting could do for Oklahoma. Representative Ken Luttrell, a Republican state representative from Ponca City, has circulated legislation that would provide a path for […] Read More
Posted on: January 20, 2022 | Opinion Regulation Sports Betting | John Holden
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