New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie issued a directive Monday allowing his state’s casinos and racetracks to immediately offer sports betting without fear of criminal or civil liability.
Two state lawmakers have been pushing to set up casinos in northern New Jersey, but they – along with a developer who wants to build a casino in Jersey City – have been hit with some obstacles.
Casinos or no casinos – that the question. When New Yorkers go to the polls next month they will be asked to change the constitution to legalize gambling on non-Indian land. It’s contentious.
The New York State casino expansion bill being negotiated behind closed doors included a new provision Saturday, which would expand gambling even if voters reject the proposal to build more casinos.
New York State Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) confirmed a proposal Tuesday to bring video slot machines to Long Island as part of negotiations to expand casinos.