Sports Betting

Voters split on Christie, against gas tax
New Jersey voters are evenly divided when asked about Gov. Chris Christie's overall job performance, despite giving him low ratings in several key areas. A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday also revealed Garden State residents are opposed to a gas tax increase by a wide margin.
Sports betting closer to a reality in NJ
Laws and rules prohibiting sports betting at New Jersey's casinos and racetracks would be partially repealed under a bill approved Oct. 14 by the state Senate. The full Assembly is scheduled to vote on it Thursday.
Sports betting: Why are NJ casinos and racetracks nervous?
On Monday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie issued a directive telling Garden State casinos and racetracks that sports betting will no longer be considered illegal, and operations could be set up if desired. So far, however, only Monmouth Park has indicated it has any interest in the practice.
Sports Betting in NJ
New Jersey has already spent nearly $2.5 million on attorneys' fees in its fight to legalize sports betting at casinos and racetracks in the Garden State. That figure has some critics balking, but the influential state lawmaker who has been spearheading the sports wagering effort calls the expe…
Not Dead Yet
New Jersey is doubling down on an appeals court that recently ruled against the state's push for sports betting.
No, But Better Odds
A three-member federal Court of Appeals has upheld an earlier ruling saying that the Garden State's sports betting law stands in violation of federal statute.
Betting Decision Soon?
The NFL season is in full swing and the World Series is right around the corner, but New Jerseyans who want to place sports bets still can't do it legally in the Garden State. The state is waging a battle in the courts seeking to legalize sports betting in Atlantic City's casinos and at ra…

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