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Leagues File To Stop New Jersey Sports Betting

The nation’s four major pro sports leagues and the NCAA want to stop New Jersey’s plans to allow legal sports betting, just days before it’s due to start.

10/20/2014

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NJ Official Who Supports Sports Betting Happy Ban Could Soon End In Garden State

State Senator Raymond Lesniak of North Jersey first sponsored sports betting legislation eight-years ago and has been fighting for it ever since.

10/18/2014

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Law Allowing Sports Betting In NJ Signed By Christie

New Jersey is moving ahead with plans to permit betting on sports in the state, but legal challenges could stall the rollout.

10/17/2014

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New Jersey Legislature Passes Sports Betting Bill

State lawmakers passed legislation Thursday that could allow legal sports betting in New Jersey to move forward.

10/16/2014

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New Jersey Tries Another Tack To Gain Sports Betting

This time, New Jersey lawmakers see a loophole, planning to partially repeal the state ban and allow casinos and racetracks to proceed without regulation.

10/15/2014

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New Jersey Senate Approves Sports-Betting Bill

The bill is the latest in a years-long effort to authorize sports wagering, a push that still faces legal challenges. The state Senate passed the measure on Tuesday.

10/14/2014

A man holds his betting slips and money at a betting parlor.  (File Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Pro Leagues File To Stop New Jersey Sports Betting

The filing in federal court Monday calls the effort “astounding,” ”specious” and a “blatant violation” of an earlier court order.

09/29/2014

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NJ Lawmaker Says Sports Betting Will Be Good For What Ails Atlantic City

“I’m glad the governor reversed his course, because he vetoed my legislation doing exactly the same thing two months ago,” said state senator Frank Lesniak, of Union County.

09/08/2014

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Chris Christie: Casinos, Tracks Can Offer Sports Betting

Through a combined Statewide Directive issued by the Attorney General’s office and a motion filed on behalf of Governor Chris Christie in the U.S. District Court, the Christie Administration took action Monday to allow casinos and racetracks to operate sports pools without fear of criminal or civil liability.

09/08/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in file photo. (credti: Kena Betancur/ Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Vetoes Sports Betting Bill In New Jersey

Christie on Friday rejected a bill that would have pushed New Jersey to circumvent a federal law banning gambling on professional and college sports in the state. The U.S. Supreme Court recently upheld the ban.

08/08/2014

Stigall Show Log 6.24.14

Chris discusses the latest in the case of the missing IRS emails, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s release of a report on the Jerry Sandusky investigation, and the Supreme Court’s rejection of New Jersey’s bid to legalize sports gambling. He also talks to author Andrew McCarthy about the capture of the mastermind behind the Benghazi terrorist attacks.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/24/2014

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U.S. Supreme Court Rejects NJ’s Effort To Host Sports Gambling

The Garden State had tried to allow betting on professional and college sports in Atlantic City casinos and state racetracks.

06/23/2014

(New Jersey governor Chris Christie arrives for a press conference in Atlantic City.  Credit: David Madden)

NJ Sports Gambling Suit Tab: $2.8M, Rising

New Jersey’s bid to legalize sports gambling has endured defeat after defeat in the courts, but one big winner has emerged, at taxpayer expense.

05/04/2014

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New Jersey Appeals To US Supreme Court On Sports Betting

New Jersey is swinging for the fences in its last ditch effort to overturn a federal ban on sports betting in all but four states.

02/18/2014

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NJ Lawmaker Wants International Online Gambling Firms To Roost Here

North Jersey state senator Raymond Lesniak wants to allow international web gambling companies to be able to set up shop in the state, preferably in Atlantic City.

11/21/2013

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