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.
The Supreme Court on Monday left in place a ban on sports gambling in New Jersey, rebuffing an attempt to bring betting on professional and college sporting events to Atlantic City casinos and the state’s racetracks.
A Port Authority spokesman has confirmed that Anthony Sartor submitted his resignation Monday. That comes less than three weeks after the resignation of board Chairman David Samson.
For the first time, people in New Jersey will be able to click a mouse or swipe a screen to gamble online.
The federal lawsuit was filed Tuesday morning in Trenton by the NCAA, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL. But lawmakers say the suit was not a surprise.