New Jersey Gambling Law

New Jersey Gambling Law

New Jersey Daily Fantasy Sports Hearings to Determine if Skill or Gambling

The Tourism, Gaming and the Arts committee of the New Jersey legislature began holding hearings as to whether Daily Fantasy Sports constitutes gambling.

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RAWA Hearing Threatens New Jersey Online Gambling Industry

This past week it was announced that the House of Representatives has scheduled a second hearing to discuss legislation that would disallow New Jersey from allowing online gambling such as Web casinos and poker.

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No Can Do For Sports Betting in New Jersey: Christie Vetoes Measure

No Can Do For Sports Betting in New Jersey: Christie Vetoes Measure

A bill to legalize sports betting in the state of New Jersey had been vetoed by Governor Chris Christie.

He pulled out his veto pen Friday afternoon.  

Democratic state Senator Raymond Lesniak co-sponsored the bill in question after various judges supported the professional sports leagues notion that a federal ban should be upheld. “New Jersey has a right to have what Las Vegas has," Lesniak said, pointing to the fact that Nevada is permitted to allow sports wagering.

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NJ: I Don't Have a Problem, But Stop Me From Gambling

Until now, residents of New Jersey who wanted to prevent themselves from gambling, would need to place their names onto a list and admit that they have a gambling problem. After the passing of A2444, this law has now changed. 

Under the New Jersey’s Self-Exclusion Bill, New Jersey residents will now be able to stop themselves from being able to gamble without admitting a gambling problem.

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