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- Monmouth Park to offer fantasy sports as it awaits New Jersey sports bet appeal
November 23, 2014
New Jersey’s Monmouth Park racetrack wants in on the burgeoning fantasy sports betting business. On Saturday, adviser Dennis Drazin said the track was still mulling the potential legal ramifications of such a move given Friday’s summary judgment against the state’s real-money sports betting plans. But Drazin said “on its face,...
- New Jersey’s sports betting plans go down to defeat… again
November 22, 2014
As expected, New Jersey has gone down to defeat in its latest attempt to bring legal sports betting to Atlantic City casinos and state racetracks. After hearing pitches from both sides on Thursday, US District Judge Michael Shipp (pictured) issued a summary judgment on Friday that said New Jersey’s plan...
- Christie signs New Jersey sports betting law, Monmouth sportsbook open Oct. 26
October 17, 2014
In a surprise move, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed his state’s latest sports betting bill on Friday, paving the way for legal sports bets at Atlantic City casinos and state racetracks. The operators of the Monmouth Park racetrack have vowed to commence taking sports wagers by Sunday, Oct. 26....
- Lesniak to intro new sports betting bill to “shore up” New Jersey legal footing
September 10, 2014
New Jersey state Sen. Ray Lesniak (pictured) says he’ll introduce a new sports betting bill next week to “explicitly abolish” any legislative language prohibiting Atlantic City casinos and state racetracks from taking sports wagers. Lesniak authored a similar bill earlier this year, only to see it vetoed last month by...
- Legal sports betting in the US “inevitable” and NBA commissioner wants a slice
September 4, 2014
Legal sports betting across the United States is “inevitable” according to National Basketball Association (NBA) commissioner Adam Silver (pictured). Speaking at the annual Bloomberg Sports Business Summit in New York on Thursday, Silver said the fact that “all these states are broke” meant expansion of legal sports betting beyond Nevada’s...
- Judge picks Valentine’s Day for New Jersey sports bet constitutional arguments
January 5, 2013
The judge overseeing the suit brought by the NCAA and four pro sports leagues to block the state of New Jersey’s sports betting plans has declared he will hear constitutional arguments from both parties at 1pm on Feb. 14 aka Valentine’s Day. No doubt this has sent both parties scrambling...
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017