Sports Betting

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. (Credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

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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Governor Christie Remains Optimistic New Jersey Will Allow Sports Betting

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.

09/22/2013

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Fed Judges Weigh Likelihood Of Sports Betting In NJ

A federal appeals panel in Philadelphia continues to weigh New Jersey’s efforts to legalize sports betting.

08/11/2013

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New Jersey To Let Casinos Accept Bets On Fantasy Teams

New Jersey is allowing casinos in Atlantic City to offer fantasy sports betting in a pilot program that will be announced Monday.

03/16/2013

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NJ Appeals Judge’s Decision On Sports Betting

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.

03/16/2013

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Decision On Fate Of NJ Sports Betting To Be Made Soon

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.

02/14/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Again Vetoes New Jersey’s Internet Gambling Law

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.

02/07/2013

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President Of Atlantic City Casino Urges Christie To Sign Internet Gambling Bill

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.

02/04/2013

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Judge: Mob Jury Could Work Super Bowl Sunday

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.

01/28/2013

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