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(A sports betting parlor in Nevada, where sports gambling is legal under federal law.  File photo)

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 politicians gathered at the iconic Irish Pub in Atlantic City to push their effort for legalized sports betting, to compete with other states that were "grandfathered in." (photo by Steve Tawa)

Wrong ‘March Madness’ For New Jersey Without Sports Betting

New Jersey politicians are confident that legalized sports betting would be a major score for Atlantic City, if they get a favorable ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court.

03/19/2014

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NJ Appeals To US Supreme Court On Sports Betting

New Jersey is swinging for the fences in a long-shot effort to overturn a federal ban on sports betting in all but four states, asking the U.S. Supreme Court to declare the ban unconstitutional.

02/19/2014

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Federal Court Deals Another Blow To New Jersey’s Efforts To Legalize Sports Gambling

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal appeals court has dealt another blow to New Jersey’s efforts to legalize sports gambling. In a decision released Tuesday, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia upheld […]

09/17/2013

(The US courthouse in center city Philadelphia.  File photo by Tony Hanson)

New Jersey Asks Federal Court To Allow Sports Betting at Racetracks, Casinos

In arguing his case for the State of New Jersey, Theodore Olsen told the Third Circuit Court of Appeals that the federal law is unconstitutional.

06/26/2013

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Chris Christie Remains Committed To Sports Betting Fight

Gov. Chris Christie says he isn’t throwing in the towel in the fight to legalize sports gambling in New Jersey.

03/07/2013

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Judge Deals Setback To New Jersey’s Sports Gambling Effort

A federal judge upheld a 21-year-old law prohibiting sports betting in all but four states, dealing a setback to New Jersey’s attempts to revive its struggling casino industry by grabbing a piece of what has become a multibillion-dollar industry, both legal and illegal.

03/01/2013

Stigall Show Log 8.8.12

Chris discusses the President’s latest attack ad against Mitt Romney, a scam to defraud Comcast, rumors of Romney’s Vice-Presidential pick, and sports gambling in New Jersey.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/08/2012

Super Bowl Not So Super For Gamblers

From a health standpoint I often worry about the danger of gambling addicts trying to get the big score and win back a year’s losses all at once. The Super Bowl can be the ultimate temptation.

01/27/2011

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