Category: Sports Betting

Monmouth Democrats silent as vote to keep racetrack open during shutdown is tabled

TRENTON, N.J. — Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso (R-13) expressed exasperation on Saturday ahead of a possible state government shutdown after Democrats tabled her proposal to keep New Jersey’s racetrack and casinos, including Monmouth Park, open even if legislators and the governor fail to Read More

Supreme Court may be about to legalize sports betting nationwide

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court appeared poised Monday to legalize sports betting nationwide by freeing states from a federal anti-gaming law. The justices gave a friendly hearing to New Jersey’s claim that states are free to control their own laws, Read More

Christie just moved to regulate (and tax) fantasy sports companies

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday signed into law a bill setting guidelines for companies that operate daily fantasy sports leagues in the Garden State and imposes a 10.5 percent tax on the companies’ winnings. In July, the state Read More

SHOWDOWN: Federal Court Halts N.J. Sports Wagering

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Just one after Gov. Chris Christie signed legislation legalizing sports wagering in New Jersey, a federal court has stepped in and applied the brakes. Federal Judge Michael Shipp granted a temporary restraining Read More

Christie OK’s Sports Wagering

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie is continuing the fight to legalize sports wagering in New Jersey ahead of Monday afternoon’s Atlantic City summit, Save Jerseyans. For starters, the Administration is issuing a directive declaring that, Read More