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Fantasy Leagues To Be Operated By NJ Casinos Under New Regulations

Casinos can partner with fantasy league operators to let them run the tournaments. The gaming halls can also take entry fees and pay out winnings at casino cages, according to the regulations.

04/21/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at the Hilltop Group Home in Robbinsville - March 7, 2013 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Christie To Keep Fighting For Sports Betting In New Jersey

Christie said Thursday after visiting a group home for people with disabilities that he’ll take the fight to the Supreme Court if he has to.

03/07/2013

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Federal Judge Blocks Sports Betting In New Jersey

In a decision released late Thursday, U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp in Trenton, N.J., issued a permanent injunction barring New Jersey from offering sports betting.

03/01/2013

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Fans Bet Record $98.9 Million On Super Bowl At Nevada Casinos

The previous Nevada record was set in 2006, when gamblers wagered $94.5 million. Casinos said they lost big on proposition bets, including a long-shot on whether there would be a safety.

02/04/2013

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announces the take down of a gambling ring - Oct. 25, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Queens D.A. Announces Indictments In Nationwide Sports Betting Ring

25 people have been indicted in the nationwide sports betting ring that had tentacles in several Las Vegas casinos, where NYPD Inspector Brian O’Neil says operatives influenced legal betting to increase payouts.

10/25/2012

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Lichtenstein: NCAA To New Jersey — Drop Dead!

We’re used to hypocrisy from politicians. It’s their job to say whatever it takes to get (re)elected. But in my lifetime nothing compares with the nonsense spewing from the mouths of those running the NCAA.

10/18/2012

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With Legalized Sports Betting On Tap, NCAA To Move Championship Games Out Of N.J.

The college athletic association said that it cannot host games in states where gambling is allowed in them. New Jersey plans to license sports betting as soon as Jan. 9.

10/16/2012

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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

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Lawmakers Approve Multiple Measures On Final Day Of NJ Legislative Session

New Jersey lawmakers passed a bill that would make it legal to bet on professional and collegiate sporting events. Gov. Chris Christie is expected to sign the measure into law.

01/10/2012

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Harness Racing Will Continue At The Meadowlands

A New York real estate developer has signed a long-term deal that will ensure harness racing will continue at New Jersey’s Meadowlands Racetrack.

12/20/2011

Members of the New York Giants run on to the field at MetLife Stadium - East Rutherford, NJ - Dec 18, 2011 (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Expert: Support For Sports Betting Will Grow

As New Jersey moves ever closer to legalizing sports betting, a new poll shows Americans are evenly split on whether it should be legal across the nation.

12/19/2011

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

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Poll Shows Majority In Garden State Want Legal Sports Betting

The Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind poll surveyed voters in advance of a November referendum on whether New Jersey residents should be allowed to bet on professional sports.

04/18/2011

Gov. Chris Christie addresses a town hall meeting in Washington Township (Gloucester County), NJ - Nov 15, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

Christie: No Fast Track For Smaller Casino Bill

Gov. Chris Christie said he won’t sign a bill that would allow smaller casinos to be built in Atlantic City before the rest of an ambitious package to rejuvenate the nation’s second-largest gambling market is also approved.

12/20/2010

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Atlantic City Casino Bills Up For Votes

Bills to create a casino district with much greater state oversight and to loosen the amount of regulation that govern the city’s 11 casinos will be considered.

12/20/2010

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