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David Nelson celebrates a touchdown catch against the Cleveland Browns at MetLife Stadium on December 22, 2013. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Expert: NJ Racetracks Likely To Add Sports Betting Before Casinos Do

Horse racing tracks are likely to implement sports betting in New Jersey before casinos, a gaming expert says.

09/10/2014

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NJ Gov. Chris Christie: Casinos, Tracks Can Offer Sports Betting

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.

09/08/2014

The U.S. Supreme Court is seen in this June 19, 2014 photo in Washington, DC.(Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Fix! Supreme Court Turns Blind Eye To NJ’s Bid To Allow Sports Gambling

I may be a rudimentary legal scholar, but I can think of several violations of constitutional principles this creates off the top of my head.

06/23/2014

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Supreme Court Leaves In Place A Ban On Sports Betting In NJ

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.

06/23/2014

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On WFAN: N.J. Lawmaker Says Sports Betting To Move Ahead Regardless Of Outcome

New Jersey State Sen. Ray Lesniak says he’ll be placing a bet — legally — on the NFL, one way or another: “I’m not saying ‘One day.’ I’m saying September.”

06/19/2014

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N.J. Prosecutors Bust Alleged Sports Betting Ring, Arrest Dozens

Dozens of people were arrested this week in an illegal sports gambling enterprise across New Jersey and New York.

06/13/2014

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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

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

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

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

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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