Sports Betting

Pallone Wants Congress To Look Into Legality Of Fantasy SportsRep. Frank Pallone wants to know how fantasy sports differ from traditional sports gambling, which is illegal except in states that legalized sports betting before 1992.
Federal Court Strikes Down Sports Betting In New JerseyA federal appeals court panel in Philadelphia on Tuesday upheld the federal ban on sports betting in all but four states.
New Jersey Congressmen Renew Federal Effort To Allow Sports BettingTwo New Jersey congressmen are renewing their efforts to allow sports betting in the state.
Advocates Say Battle Over Sports Betting In NJ Isn't FinishedAttorney Dennis Drazin said the real battle will be in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.
Federal Judge Denies Partial Lift Of Sports Betting Ban In New JerseyA federal judge ruled Friday night that New Jersey cannot partially lift a prohibition on sports betting in an effort to boost the state's struggling horse racing and casino industries.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Calls For Legalized Sports BettingIn an op-ed article for the New York Times published online Thursday, Silver said fans should have a safe and legal way to gamble on professional games.
Silverman: Silver's Gambling Stance Is Another Way For Pro Sports To Get Your MoneyIn this dangerous world, sports fans are responsible for their own sobriety, no matter how many temptations are put in front of them. And there are more temptations every single day.
New Jersey Files Defense Of Sports Betting EffortIn 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.
Sports Leagues Fight New Jersey Law Allowing For Sports BettingThe nation's four major pro sports leagues and the NCAA filed papers Monday seeking to stop New Jersey's law to allow legal sports betting, just days before the law is due to take effect.
Boomer & Carton: Legal Sports Wagering Coming To New JerseyWith New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signing a bill that will make wagering on sports legal in the state, Boomer and Craig discussed the development and the positive ramifications it could have moving forward...
Monmouth Park Racetrack Forms Group To Handle Sports BettingA New Jersey racetrack has taken another step toward offering sports betting if it becomes legal in New Jersey.
Expert: NJ Racetracks Likely To Add Sports Betting Before Casinos DoHorse racing tracks are likely to implement sports betting in New Jersey before casinos, a gaming expert says.