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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

Atlantic City casinos (file/credit: Getty Images)

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

Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos celebrates his touchdown run with Zane Beadles #68 and Knowshon Moreno #27  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Jaguars-Broncos Week 6 Matchup Has Historic 28-Point Spread

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.

10/07/2013

Chris Christie (credit: Michael Loccisano
/Getty Images/ Entertainment)

Federal Court Nixes New Jersey Appeal In Sports Betting Case

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.

09/17/2013

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

Chris Christie (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie: New Jersey Will Appeal Decision Upholding Ban On Sports Gambling

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.

03/01/2013

Caesars Palace Hotel & Casino (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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

Trump Taj Mahal and other casino hotels in Atlantic City, New Jersey (file/credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Denies NJ’s Request To Dismiss Leagues Lawsuit Over Sports Gambling

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.

12/22/2012

FILE - A voting booth in Fort Lee, NJ (Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Voters In NJ To Decide New Legislature, Sports Betting Referendum

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.

11/08/2011