Tag Archives: Sen. Raymond Lesniak
- Interview with NJ State Senator Ray Lesniak
March 15, 2013
This week I was able to interview New Jersey State Senator and champion of online gambling Ray Lesniak for my Off the Board Podcast. You can find the podcast on the After Party portion of our website. In the 20-minute interview the Senator and I discussed New Jersey’s next steps...
- PPA moving on past Christie`s veto
March 5, 2011
Governor Christie`s decision to veto the New Jersey online gambling bill was a major disappointment to proponents of the bill and those that had worked tirelessly to push the bill as far as the governor`s desk. Senator Raymond Lesniak was one of the people that pushed the hardest for the...
- New Jersey guv’s rumored veto of online gambling bill spurs conspiracy theories
February 19, 2011
The New York Post is reporting that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie intends to veto legislation that would allow online instrastate casino and poker betting via Atlantic City’s land-based casinos. Officially, Christie has until Feb. 24 to decide whether to sign or veto the bill, but because the legislature is...
- New Jersey Assembly approves online gambling bill to save struggling casinos
January 11, 2011
Late Monday afternoon, the New Jersey Assembly approved A-2570, the companion piece of state Sen. Ray Lesniak’s S490 bill, which would allow Atlantic City casinos to offer instrastate online gambling (including poker) to state residents. The vote in the Assembly was 63 to 11 in favor, with three abstentions. The...
- DoJ reiterates opposition to New Jersey’s sports betting challenge
January 2, 2011
As the Associated Press noted this weekend, 2011 is set to be a momentous one for New Jersey’s gambling sector. There’s the creation of the new state-run ‘tourism district’ in Atlantic City, resumption of work on the troubled Revel casino project and possibly ground being dug on two new mini-casinos...
- New Jersey Assembly committee approves online gaming, sportsbetting bills
December 10, 2010
On Thursday, the New Jersey Assembly Regulatory Oversight and Gaming Committee approved Sen. Ray Lesniak’s S490 bill, which would allow Atlantic City casinos to offer intrastate online gaming. The bill will now head to the full Assembly for a vote, possibly as early as Monday. Assuming the bill passes muster...
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