Tag: wagering

ROONEY: Trenton risks “replicating the problem” if it over-regulates sports betting

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey has finally won its long war to legalize sports betting in the Garden State. But will it lose the peace? Save Jersey founder and editor-in-chief Matt Rooney joined the Chasing News A+ Panel on Monday after the Supreme Court’s Read More

Will legal sports betting help N.J.? I don’t like our odds.

By Matt Rooney _ You can’t have prosperity without freedom, but don’t think for a moment that freedom guarantees prosperity.  On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court aligned itself with common sense and struck down a widely-panned 1992 federal law — Read More

Ciattarelli intercedes for Hillsborough with AG over sports wagering controversy

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog New Jersey communities presently can’t stop an off-track wagering facility from setting up, Save Jerseyans, and one Assembly member thinks that’s wrong. Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli released a letter penned to the State Attorney General’s 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 Signs Sport Wagering Legalization Bill

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Taking another step beyond his September administrative action to stop prosecuting sports wagering in New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie signed legislation on Friday (S-2460) that removes prohibitions blocking sports wagering in the Garden 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