New Jersey Sports Betting

New Jersey Sports Betting

Legal U.S. sports betting could spread thanks to New Jersey

Those venues would then be free to oversee their own sportsbooks under the latest bill, which the sports leagues also tried to block in court. They won that case as well, and New Jersey appealed.
 
Other states - especially Pennsylvania and Delaware, which are also in the Third Circuit - might immediately follow New Jersey's lead if it won and begin pushing for broader sports betting, Wallach said.
 
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Christie renews gaming advisory panel as N.J. sports book faulter

Christie renews gaming advisory panel as N.J. sports book faulter
Gov. Chris Christie today signed an executive order that will extend the life of the New Jersey Gaming, Sports, and Entertainment Advisory Commission, a seven-member panel charged with making recommendations to improve the competitiveness of the gaming industry in Atlantic City, promoting it as destination resort and ensuring that horse racing becomes self-sustaining.
 
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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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