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.
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.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie appears undaunted by this past week’s split decision from a three judge federal appeals panel in Philadelphia that continues a prohibition on sports gambling in the Garden State.
A federal appeals panel in Philadelphia continues to weigh New Jersey’s efforts to legalize sports betting.
New Jersey is allowing casinos in Atlantic City to offer fantasy sports betting in a pilot program that will be announced Monday.
New Jersey formally appealed a federal judge’s decision which put the brakes on the state’s plan to regulate sports betting, mostly through Atlantic City casinos.
A federal judge in Trenton, New Jersey says he hopes to have a decision within two weeks after hearing oral arguments Thursday on the constitutionality of a law that would prohibit New Jersey from moving forward with sports betting.
Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a bill that would have made New Jersey the third state to legalize gambling over the Internet, but he says he will support such a law if it were put on a 10-year trial period.
The president of an Atlantic City casino being bought by the world’s largest online poker company is urging Gov. Chris Christie to sign a bill legalizing Internet gambling in New Jersey.
A Philadelphia mob jury could work Super Bowl Sunday if the panel doesn’t reach a verdict this week in the sports betting and loansharking case.
New Jersey’s battle with the four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA will continue after a judge on Friday rejected arguments that the leagues couldn’t prove they would be harmed if the state moves ahead with its plans to allow sports gambling.
It’s the first step in what is likely to be a long, complex process that will, in the end, determine whether federal law that restricts sports betting to four states is constitutional.
A federal judge is expected to decide whether to temporarily delay New Jersey’s plan to allow sports gambling beginning next month.
Numerous organizations are suing New Jersey to try to block the state from offering legalized sports betting in defiance of a federal ban on it.
As a potential battle over sports betting looms in New Jersey, Delaware has expanded its limited sports lottery involving pro football games.