Will Super Bowl kill New Jersey’s push for legal sports betting?

TAGs: New Jersey Online Gambling, super bowl 2014

Now that New York/New Jersey has been given the nod to host the Super Bowl in 2014, what does this mean for New Jersey’s push to legalize sports betting? The NFL was strongly opposed to State Sen. Ray Lesniak’s plan to offer bets on their football product, and a scheduled vote on the resolution was tabled just days before the NFL was to choose a host city. Will the issue of gambling now just vanish in the bureaucratic shuffle? Has a deal been made? Read more.


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