In 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.
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.
On Sunday, the 5-0 Broncos will take on the 0-5 Jaguars. It shouldn’t be a pretty football game, as the Broncos are dominating opponents and the Jags are consistently getting dominated. But for the sports bettors out there, it should be fascinating.
A federal appeals court dealt another blow to New Jersey’s efforts to legalize sports gambling Tuesday, upholding a ruling that the state’s betting law conflicts with federal law and shouldn’t be implemented.
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.
The judge’s ruling released late Thursday night has dealt a setback to New Jersey’s efforts to save its struggling casino industry by tapping into a multibillion-dollar market.
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.
New Jersey’s battle with the four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA will continue after a judge on Friday rejected arguments that the leagues couldn’t prove they would be harmed.
New Jersey voters have until 8 p.m. Tuesday to elect all 120 members of the state Legislature and decide if they want to allow sports betting in the state.