Former NBA Commissioner David Stern calls for legalization of sports betting in U.S.

On Thursday at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas, former NBA Commissioner David Stern was the featured speaker and had some very interesting things to say to American Gaming Association CEO Geoff Freeman regarding sports gambling in the United States — calling for its mainstream legalization:

Via Legal Sports Report’s Dustin Gouker, we then learned about the federal framework Stern would propose to include stakeholders in the process:

Ever since his retirement, Stern has been making a very dedicated push towards gambling legalization — as this is not the first time Stern has advocated the movement in a public forum:

He may no longer be commissioner, but, Stern’s legacy and impact on major issues concerning professional sports in the United States continues on.