Tag Archives: ab2578
- New Jersey state Assembly gives the nod to online gambling bill; Senate vote expected later this week
December 18, 2012
New Jersey's state Assembly moved pretty quickly to vote on the revised online gambling bill - Bill A2578 - after it reappeared on the Assembly agenda earlier this month, securing approval by a near 2 to 1 margin in favor of the bill The measure passed after a 48-25-3 voting. From here, the bill...
- New Jersey online gambling bill rewrite offers good news for ‘bad actors’
December 6, 2012
The A2578 online gambling bill passed Monday by a New Jersey Assembly committee contains language that may allow PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and other companies that served US customers post-UIGEA to participate in a regulated Garden State gambling market, possibly as service providers for the state’s brick-and-mortar casino licensees. The...
- New Jersey revives online gambling bill; state leaders don’t trust Gov. Christie
December 5, 2012
With online poker’s legislative hopes appearing to have stalled at the federal level, backers in states like New Jersey sense an opportunity. The Garden State passed an online gambling bill last year, only for Gov. Chris Christie to veto it over concerns that it would violate the state’s constitution, which...
- New Jersey moves Assembly bill onto next step
June 19, 2012
New Jersey is getting closer to the finish line as far as online gaming is concerned with an Assembly panel approving the latest proposal. The heavily amended bill, titled AB2578 (read it here), received committee approval almost a month ago and is going for the “brown-nose land-based casinos” approach. Yesterday’s...
- Bill Kill: Could New Jersey’s iGaming legislation doom PokerStars’ FTP bid?
May 13, 2012
On Saturday, Gambling Compliance writer Chris Krafcik (@CKrafcik) tweeted that he’d received an email from New Jersey state Senator Ray Lesniak in which Lesniak said the NJ Senate’s online gambling legislation would receive a floor vote on May 31. Meanwhile, the state Assembly’s companion legislation AB2578, which received committee approval...
- New Jersey online gambling bill passes Assembly committee
May 10, 2012
New Jersey’s latest online gambling bill moved another step closer to reality on Thursday, with the Assembly version (AB2578) passing a committee vote by a margin of three (in favor) to one (opposed) to one (abstention). The bill would permit New Jersey residents to enjoy online gambling (poker plus table...