Tag: monmouth park

Murphy could hold sports betting bill as a chip to play in budget negotiations

By Art Gallagher _ Dennis Drazin and his partners at Monmouth Park were ready to accept sports bets on Memorial Day weekend.  They wisely didn’t after Senate President Steve Sweeney announced he was inserting a provision in the state legislation Read More

Top Monmouth Republican skewers ‘misguided’ casino ballot question

FREEHOLD, N.J. — Supporters of this year’s statewide casino ballot question may be giving up on a 2016 victory, Save Jerseyans, but opponents of the plan are still campaigning hard. On Tuesday, the ‘Trenton’s Bad Bet’ coalition rolled out support 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