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Adapted from American Gaming Association; Cartogram: Andrew Witherspoon/Axios

One year ago today, the Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), which had prevented states from creating their own regulations regarding sports betting.

By the numbers:

  • 8 states now offer legal sports betting: Nevada, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Mexico, Mississippi, Rhode Island, and West Virginia.
  • $7.9 billion has been legally wagered since PASPA was overturned.
  • $600 million was wagered by Nevada bettors in March — a new monthly record.
  • 30 states are considering legalizing sports betting in 2019.

Go deeper: Read the American Gaming Association's full breakdown

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Trump says Supreme Court ending Obamacare would be "a big WIN"

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President Trump on Sunday tweeted that the Supreme Court invalidating the Affordable Care Act would be "a big WIN for the USA!"

Why it matters: Democrats have argued that confirming a Trump-appointed justice to the Supreme Court would put the Affordable Care Act, which protects pre-existing conditions, in jeopardy. Trump's Supreme Court pick, Amy Coney Barrett, has written that she disagreed with Chief Justice John Roberts when he ruled to uphold the law.

Trump sees court fight as virus respite

Spotted at Trump's rally last night at Harrisburg International Airport in Middletown, Pa. Photo: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

At a rally in Pennsylvania last night, President Trump basked in adulation for Judge Amy Coney Barrett and said, "She should be running for president!"

Why it matters: She might as well be. The Trump campaign is thrilled to be talking about something besides the president's handling of COVID, and it's going all-in to amp up the court conversation.

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Democrats feel boxed in on strategy for Barrett confirmation fight

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Democrats privately fear that going too hard on Judge Amy Coney Barrett in her confirmation hearings could wind up backfiring if senators are perceived as being nasty to an accomplished woman.

Driving the news: Yesterday afternoon, NBC posted a video of Barrett outside her house in South Bend, Indiana, loading four of her seven children — two of the seven adopted from Haiti, and another with Down syndrome — into her Honda Odyssey minivan, then driving them all to her Air Force ride to Washington. "Good luck, Democrats," a Republican tweeted.