Horse racing tracks are likely to implement sports betting in New Jersey before casinos, a gaming expert says.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
Dozens of people were arrested this week in an illegal sports gambling enterprise across New Jersey and New York.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.