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New Jersey Politicians Say Fight To Legalize Sports Betting Is Not Over

A bill to legalize sports betting in New Jersey racetracks and casinos is moving on to the 3rd District Court in Philadelphia after a federal judge ruled the Garden State can not lift a prohibition on sports betting.

11/22/2014

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Judge Denies Sports Betting In New Jersey

A federal judge ruled Friday that New Jersey cannot partially lift a prohibition on sports betting in an effort boost the state’s struggling horse racing and casino industries.

11/21/2014

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Ruling Expected Friday On New Jersey Sports Betting

New Jersey could drop its ban on betting on sports entirely, but it cannot legally set conditions as it ends the prohibition, a lawyer for the NCAA and four major sports leagues told a federal judge Thursday.

11/20/2014

JUNE 9, 2014: Angelo Cataldi (right) with Governor Christie (left) at the 94WIP studios.

Governor Christie On Sports Betting: Leagues Are ‘Not In Touch With Reality’

Governor Christie went to Atlantic City on Wednesday to fight to legalize sports betting and talked about it on the 94WIP Morning Show.

Sportsradio 94WIP–11/12/2014

Ken Greene sits alone in the rain before the start of the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies race during the 2007 Breeders' Cup World Championships 27 October 2007 at Monmouth Park in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey. (Credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Racetrack Gambling On Sports Betting

Monmouth Park Racetrack is hoping sports gambling will save itself from the slow extinction facing much of the horse racing industry.

11/01/2014

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Judge Sets Court Date For Sports Betting Arguments

The parties will convene Nov. 20 in Trenton in front of U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp, whose temporary restraining order that stopped New Jersey from allowing legal sports betting is set to expire the day after.

10/28/2014

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Judge Halts New Jersey’s Sports Betting Plan

A federal judge has granted a request from the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA to at least temporarily stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting.

10/24/2014

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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

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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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