sports gambling

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Silverman: Silver’s Gambling Stance Is Another Way For Pro Sports To Get Your Money

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.

11/14/2014

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

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
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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