In a court filing late Wednesday, the state reiterated its contention that the language in a federal appeals court ruling last year opened the door for New Jersey to roll back its prohibitions on sports gambling.
The state Gaming Enforcement Division told The Associated Press on Friday that Atlantic City’s casinos may begin a “soft play” period on Nov. 21 for invited guests. If all goes well, the casinos can begin full Internet gambling at 9 a.m. on Nov. 26.
The governor of Nevada has signed a bill legalizing online gambling there and one New Jersey gaming attorney and consultant believes it will happen in the Garden State, too.
Revenues have been down for 34 straight months, but experts say the almost three-year long streak could be broken soon.