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Federal Court Nixes New Jersey Appeal In Sports Betting Case

A federal appeals court dealt another blow to New Jersey’s efforts to legalize sports gambling Tuesday, upholding a ruling that the state’s betting law conflicts with federal law and shouldn’t be implemented.

09/17/2013

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Silverman: Legalized Sports Betting May Soon Be On Tap In New Jersey

Governor Chris Christie is challenging the powers that be in the NFL and the other pro leagues. He wants New Jersey residents and those visiting to be able to bet on professional sports.

08/12/2012

A man places a bet prior to the Preakness Stakes at the Pimlico Race Course - Baltimore, MD - May 21, 2011 (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

New Jersey Voters Say Yes To Sports Betting Public Question

Wanna bet? New Jersey does, but Washington has the final say.

11/09/2011