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8/20/2017

article Supreme Court to take up its version of the 'Thrilla in Manila': Sports betting
(Washington D.C.) -- Forget President Trump's travel ban: Another heavyweight fight is heading to the Supreme Court in the fall that will pit New Jersey Gov. Chris...

8/16/2017

article Symposium: Lift the harmful, failing federal ban on sports betting
(Washington D.C.) -- In 1992, Congress enacted the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, which prohibits all but a few states from legalizing and regulating...

8/2/2017

article If NJ Wins Sports Betting Case, West Virginia Lottery Wants To Be Ready For Legal Wagering
(West Virginia) -- The West Virginia Lottery is talking about the possibility of legal sports betting, should New Jersey prevail in its case in front of the US Supreme...

7/25/2017

article GOUKER: What Does The NCAA Do If New Jersey Wins Its Sports Betting Case?
(USA) -- If New Jersey wins its US Supreme Court case to allow legal sports betting, the major US professional sports leagues may not love the outcome, but they’re...

7/3/2017

article Supremes to Hear NJ Sports Betting Case
(Washington D.C.) -- The Supreme Court of the United States will hear the appeal of the state of New Jersey that challenges the federal law banning sports betting. The...
article What the Supreme Court’s decision to hear N.J. sports gambling case means for Washington
(Washington) -- The Supreme Court has decided to hear a New Jersey appeal against a quarter-century-old federal law banning sports gambling in all but the “...

6/28/2017

article NJ sports betting case remains unclear
(Washington D.C.) -- The government of New Jersey is still waiting for a resolution about the sports betting legal challenge. Yesterday, the state’s administration...
article Supreme Court agrees to hear New Jersey’s case against PASPA
(Washington D.C.) -- In a surprise move, yesterday reportedly saw the United States Supreme Court agree to hear oral arguments in New Jersey’s legal effort to...
article The Supreme Court decision in New Jersey's sports gambling case could be worth billions around the country
(Washington D.C.) -- The Supreme Court said Tuesday that it will hear a pair of New Jersey sports gambling cases with national implications. Christie, Gov. of NJ, et al...

6/27/2017

article All bets are off: Supreme Court to review sports betting ban
(Washington D.C.) -- Should the federal government be able to prohibit states from legalizing sports betting? On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to take that...
article In surprise move, Supreme Court says it will take on New Jersey sports-betting case
(Washington D.C.) -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced it will hear arguments in the state of New Jersey’s quest to legalize sports gambling, overruling the U...
article Justices to Review New Jersey Bid for Legal Sports Betting
(Washington D.C.) -- The Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to take up New Jersey's bid to allow sports betting at its casinos and racetracks, a case that could lead other...
article New Jersey Gets U.S. Supreme Court Hearing on Sports-Gambling Bid
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Supreme Court will consider reinstating a New Jersey law that would legalize sports gambling at casinos and racetracks, agreeing to hear an...
article New Jersey’s Appeal of Sports Betting Ban Heads to Supreme Court
(Washington D.C.) -- The Supreme Court agreed on Tuesday to hear an appeal from Gov. Chris Christie and the state of New Jersey to allow betting on professional and...
article Supreme Court will hear New Jersey sports betting appeal: What's next?
(Washington D.C.) -- Petition granted. The United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear New Jersey's appeal in the state's long-running quest to offer...
article U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear N.J. sports betting case
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear arguments on whether sports betting should be legalized at racetracks and casinos in New Jersey. The...
article US Supreme Court Says ‘Yes’ To New Jersey Sports Betting Appeal
(Washington D.C.) -- The New Jersey sports betting case is heading to Washington, D.C. The US Supreme Court granted the state’s petition in its ongoing effort to...
article GOUKER: NBA, NFL And Others Have A Real Sports Betting Problem Now That NJ Case Heads To Supreme Court
(Washington D.C.) -- The professional sports leagues in the United States are now between a rock and a hard place on sports betting thanks to the US Supreme Court.
article Las Vegas sports books favor nationwide betting
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas sports book directors reacted favorably Tuesday to the news that the Supreme Court will hear New Jersey’s case to allow legal sports...
article MINTON: U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Sports Betting Case
(Washington D.C.) -- This morning, the United States Supreme Court announced it would hear New Jersey’s case on gambling and federalism. The decision seems to...
article Nevada oddsmakers cheer top-court review of N.J. sports betting case
(Nevada) -- Nevada gaming lawyers, lobbyists and handicappers applauded the Supreme Court’s decision Tuesday to hear a case against a law preventing legalizing...
article Supreme Court decision could make it 1990s all over again for Coast economy
(Mississippi) -- It was a surprise to many when the U.S. Supreme Court said Tuesday it will hear New Jersey’s challenge to the federal ban on sports betting. The...
article Supreme Court's decision could spur action in Congress, sports leagues on gambling
(Washington D.C.) -- The odds consumers will be able to place bets as easily as ordering a cold brew improved with Tuesday’s announcement that the Supreme Court...
press release American Gaming Association's Statement on Supreme Court's Decision to Hear New Jersey's Challenge to the Federal Sports Betting Ban
(Washington D.C.) -- American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following statement today following the Supreme Court's decision...

6/26/2017

article US Supreme Court Punts On New Jersey Sports Betting Case, For Now
(Washington D.C.) -- The New Jersey sports betting case is stuck in limbo. The US Supreme Court was expected to reveal whether it would grant the state’s petition...

6/12/2017

article Gov. Christie suggests NFL betting could be legal in NJ in time for 2018 Super Bowl
(New Jersey) -- Gov. Chris Christie expressed optimism on Monday about New Jersey winning its legal battle on sports betting -- and said that Monmouth Park would be...
article N.J. could have sports betting by next NFL season, Christie says
(New Jersey) -- Gov. Chris Christie predicted that if the U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of his quest to repeal laws banning sports betting in New Jersey, Monmouth...

5/25/2017

article A step backwards for New Jersey
(Washington D.C.) -- The Washington Post reported yesterday that federal authorities are considering rejecting the New Jersey’s appeal to legislate the sports...
article Trump administration says N.J. sports betting push should be dumped
(Washington D.C.) -- When the U.S. Supreme Court in January delayed a decision on whether consider allowing sports betting in New Jersey, justices said they first wanted...

5/24/2017

article New Jersey’s fight for legal sports betting on life support after Solicitor General brief
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Solicitor General’s Office on Wednesday dealt perhaps the death blow to New Jersey’s years-long quest to get legal sports...
article No Go For NJ Sports Betting Case? Solicitor General Tells SCOTUS To Deny Appeal
(Washington D.C.) -- The New Jersey sports betting case is down to its final out. The US Solicitor General’s office recommended to the US Supreme Court that it not...
article Solicitor General delivers blow to N.J. sports betting case
(Washington D.C.) -- The United States Solicitor General's office filed a brief on Wednesday recommending that the Supreme Court decline to review New Jersey's...
article Solicitor General urges Supreme Court to reject New Jersey sports betting appeal
(Washington D.C.) -- New Jersey’s quest for legal sports betting has taken a hit after the White House’s top legal eagle urged the US Supreme Court not to...

5/17/2017

article US Supreme Court is urged to intervene
(Washington D.C.) -- The government of New Jersey seeks to accelerate the legal process to set new legislation on sports betting. According to ESPN, Rep. Frank Pallone...

5/16/2017

article As Next Step On NJ Sports Betting Supreme Court Appeal Looms, Congressman Calls For Action
(Washington D.C.) -- Rep. Frank Pallone isn’t giving up in the case for legal sports betting in New Jersey. As first reported by ESPN, the Democratic Congressman...
article Congressman calls for Supreme Court review of betting case
(Washington D.C.) -- New Jersey's five-year battle with the NCAA, NFL and other major professional sports leagues over expanding legal sports betting could reach the...

4/6/2017

article New Jersey close to sports betting resolution
(New Jersey) -- The office of the United States Solicitor General asked the parties that are involved in the sports betting case from New Jersey to a meeting that is set...

4/5/2017

article NJ sports betting case taking step forward
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Solicitor General's office has summoned the parties in the long-running New Jersey sports betting case to a meeting in Washington, D.C...

3/13/2017

article U.S. Attorney who had role in NJ sports betting case resigns
(Washington D.C.) -- New Jersey for years has attacked the federal government and five sports organizations who are suing the state to – so far successfully...

3/10/2017

article New Solicitor General could be key in New Jersey sports betting saga
(New Jersey) -- Renowned sports law attorney Marc Edelman joined me on a panel at Yeshiva University’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law on Thursday on The Future...

1/20/2017

article Supreme Court ruling keeps Jersey sports betting hopes alive
(New Jersey) -- While not quite the victory the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (NJTHA) was looking for, a decision made Tuesday (Jan. 17) by the...

1/9/2017

article Sports betting try is a big payday for NJ law firms
(New Jersey) -- The bills don’t yet include work by Gibson Dunn and other firms on legal briefs to petition the U.S. Supreme Court to take the sports betting case...

1/3/2017

article Gov. Christie, horsemen file for U.S. Supreme Court hearing on sports betting
(Washington D.C.) -- In filings last week to the U.S. Supreme Court, Gov. Christie and the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association insisted that the top court...

12/29/2016

article New Jersey to Supreme Court on sports betting
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s chances of getting the U.S. Supreme Court to consider its attempt to allow legal sports gambling hinge on how a bedrock constitutional...

12/28/2016

article New Jersey Makes Case to Supreme Court on Sports Betting
(Washington D.C.) -- New Jersey's chances of getting the U.S. Supreme Court to consider its attempt to allow legal sports gambling hinge on how a bedrock...
article New Supreme Court Filings Mean New Jersey Sports Betting Appeal Nears Its End Game
(Washington D.C.) -- The latest filings in the New Jersey sports betting case represent the last steps before the US Supreme Court decides whether to hear the state...

12/14/2016

article BRENNAN: Summary of the NFL, NCAA et al sports betting brief
(New Jersey) -- Here are some of the highlights [any of my comments in brackets after the word "NOTE:"]: "The question presented is whether PASPA is a...
article Gov. Christie: ‘We’ll Have Sports Gambling In New Jersey’ Soon; But Why The Optimism?
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is bullish on his state having legal sports betting in 2017, according to comments he made on Tuesday. But it’s not...

11/20/2016

article Morrisey backs New Jersey’s sports betting fight
(West Virginia) -- West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed a legal brief with the U.S. Supreme Court this week in support of New Jersey’s fight to...

11/16/2016

article American Gaming Association joins New Jersey sports bet fight
(Washington D.C.) -- The American Gaming Association (AGA) has added its weight to New Jersey’s fight to have its sports betting appeal heard by the US Supreme...
article Gambling group supports NJ sports betting appeal
(Washington D.C.) -- Another day, another sports betting "amicus" brief backing New Jersey in its six-year-old effort to have racetracks and Atlantic City...

11/15/2016

article Five US states join NJ sports betting appeal case
(Washington D.C.) -- Five US states have sent their respective attorney generals to join New Jersey in its quest to legalize sports betting by filing an amicus petition...
article Ex-“superlobbyist” Abramoff says PASPA repeal will require “tectonic shift”
(Washington D.C.) -- The American Gaming Association’s signature campaign in the coming years will be a major initiative to push a congressional repeal of the 1992...

11/9/2016

article New Jersey Continues Sports Betting Fight With New Bill
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey Assemblyman John Burzichelli is trying another approach to beat a federal prohibition on sports betting by introducing a new bill that would...

11/7/2016

article The Newest Attempt At Legal New Jersey Sports Betting Would Be Better As A Bluff
(New Jersey) -- A new effort to legalize New Jersey sports betting cropped up in the state recently. That effort would likely be better served being run as a bluff, I...

10/26/2016

article Christie, New Jersey Appeal Sports Betting Ruling to Supreme Court
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has joined an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court of a federal ruling striking down New Jersey’s sports betting law...

8/22/2016

article The Problems With The New Jersey Sports Betting Decision, And NJ’s Next Steps
(New Jersey) -- Last week, the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals, sitting en banc, decided 9-3 to uphold a decision to invalidate New Jersey’s sports betting law...
article Will New Jersey Take A Third Swing At Legal Sports Betting Via ‘Friends and Family’ Approach?
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey sports betting case saw another defeat for the state — a 9-3 ruling from a Third Circuit Court of Appeals en banc panel earlier this...

8/17/2016

article The Problems With The New Jersey Sports Betting Decision, And NJ’s Next Steps
(New Jersey) -- Last week, the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals, sitting en banc, decided 9-3 to uphold a decision to invalidate New Jersey’s sports betting law...

8/16/2016

article State loses again on sports betting
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s multi-year pursuit of legalized sports betting took another hit last week after a federal court ruled against the state law allowing...

8/14/2016

article New Jersey Loses Sports-Betting Appeal Again
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey has lost again before an appeals court in its attempt to circumvent a federal ban on sports betting.The United States Court of Appeals for the...

8/10/2016

article Appeals Court Says “No” to Sports Betting in New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- The U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a ruling denying New Jersey’s efforts to legalize sports betting in the State. The ongoing...
article Christie wants Supreme Court to rule on sports betting
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey's setback in trying to legalize sports betting may not be over: Gov. Chris Christie says he's interested in petitioning the U.S....
article Federal Court Blocks New Jersey's Attempt To Legalize Sports Betting But Just Wait
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey legislature, the governor, and 64% of its voting residents essentially said this: “We desperately need money, and as elected...
article Legal sports betting plan not yet dead, says New Jersey governor
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is making a last ditch attempt to save legal sports betting in the state by elevating their case before the Supreme...
article NJ sports betting hopes ended by Appeals court
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey will not be able to offer sports betting after its appeal against a previous ruling failed. The United States Court of Appeals decided by a...
article Poll: Should N.J. take the sports betting fight to the U.S. Supreme Court?
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey's latest attempt to legalize sports betting was struck down by an appeals court yesterday, NJ Advance Media reported. The U.S. Third...
article Time to Fold? Appeals Court Busts New Jersey’s Latest Attempt to Legalize Sports Betting
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s long-standing attempt to legalize sports betting has hit yet another bump in the road. For the third time, the Third Circuit Court of...

8/9/2016

article Appeals court rejects New Jersey's bid to legalize sports betting
(New Jersey) -- A U.S. appeals court ruled in favor of the four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA on Tuesday, denying New Jersey's quest to legalize...
article Court strikes down N.J. sports betting law
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s state law that leaves the state’s racetracks and Atlantic City casinos the option of offering privately-run, Las Vegas-style...
article Federal court ruling could be a fatal blow to legal sports betting in N.J.
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s efforts to bring legal sports betting to its horse tracks and Atlantic City’s casinos suffered another significant — and...
article N.J. loses again in quest to bring sports betting to state
(New Jersey) -- A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down New Jersey's latest attempt to legalize sports betting, once again blocking the state from expanding...
article New Jersey’s attempt at legalized sports betting suffers another big setback in court
(New Jersey) -- The U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld the prohibition of sports gambling in New Jersey, ruling that the state’s 2014 attempt at...
article NJ Can't Legalize Sport Betting, Circuit Rules
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey cannot allow sports betting at racetracks or Atlantic City casinos without violating longstanding federal law, the Third Circuit ruled Tuesday...
article To legalize sports betting, NJ may have to let ‘corner bookie’ also have at it, experts say
(New Jersey) -- A federal appeals court has turned thumbs down to New Jersey’s attempt to legalize sports betting at casinos and racetracks. Tuesday morning the...
article Sports wagering ruling latest blow to Monmouth Park
(New Jersey) -- It’s been a tough few months for Monmouth Park. And things didn’t get any better on Tuesday. After being eliminated for consideration for one...

4/21/2016

article No legal sports betting in N.J.? Casinos push for national law
(New Jersey) -- While New Jersey's attempt to allow casino patrons to wager on sports remains in limbo, the industry's trade association is pushing to legalize...

2/24/2016

article Families of missing, murdered indigenous women want action beyond national inquiry
(Canada) -- Lorelei Williams left the first roundtable on missing and murdered indigenous women in tears after family members who had lost loved ones fought to be one of...

2/19/2016

article BRENNAN: A review of the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals sports betting hearing, 2-17-16
(New Jersey) -- I’ll kick off my review of the 75-minute New Jersey sports betting oral argument at the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals with the opening...
article Daily Fantasy Sports gets a mention in the New Jersey sports betting federal case
(New Jersey) -- The oral argument at the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals Ceremonial Room in Phladelphia on Wednesday was about sports betting in New Jersey...

2/18/2016

article After court arguments, is New Jersey any closer to legalized sports gambling?
(Washington D.C.) -- On Wednesday, the state of New Jersey argued its case for legalized sports gambling before the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia....
article Judges skeptical of New Jersey sports betting bid
(Philadelphia) -- New Jersey wants to allow its racetracks and casinos to offer legal, Las Vegas-style sports betting. The NCAA, NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball...
article Legal heavyweights enter Round 3 in fight over N.J. sports betting
(Philadelphia) -- Before the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals began the important business on Wednesday of deciding whether New Jersey could offer legal wagering on...
article Will Sports Gambling Be Legalized Across The US? New Jersey's Efforts Help Push Issue To Forefront
(USA) -- It’s an important time for sports gambling in the U.S. In a Philadelphia courtroom Wednesday, the latest push to further legalize sports gambling played...
article Will New Jersey become the Nevada of the East with sports gambling?
(New Jersey) -- The only place in the United States where betting on sporting events is a legal part of a casino experience is 2,000 miles away from New York, in Las...

2/17/2016

article Future of sports betting in America could boil down to a Philadelphia hearing
(Philadelphia) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has jumped out of the presidential race and right back into legislative battles in his home state – including the...
article Keys from New Jersey's latest hearing on legalizing sports betting
(Philadelphia) -- Legal sports wagering in America could have a steep hill to climb after oral arguments in a federal appellate court on Wednesday, where a New Jersey...
article N.J. spars in court with pro leagues to get sports betting legalized
(Philadelphia) -- Lawyers for professional sports leagues and the State of New Jersey clashed in oral arguments Wednesday before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third...
article Officials again ask court to legalize sports betting
(Philadelphia) -- A U.S. appeals court wondered aloud if New Jersey would become "the Wild East," if not "the Wild West," if it allows sports betting...
article Ted Olson Argues for New Jersey Sports Betting before Third Circuit Court of Appeals
(Philadelphia) -- Most media reports about Wednesday’s “en banc” court hearing before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals stated New Jersey received a...

2/16/2016

article Future of sports betting once again at stake in New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey has an "incredibly rare" opportunity Wednesday to defeat the nation's most powerful sports leagues and win the right to offer...
article What you need to know about New Jersey’s latest shot at legalizing sports gambling
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s long quest to legalize sports gambling at the state’s bedraggled casinos and racetracks enters its next phase on Wednesday, when...

2/5/2016

article New Jersey keeps fighting for sports betting
(New Jersey) -- On Sunday, New Jersey’s backroom bookies and office pools again will be among the limited options for people looking to gamble on the Super Bowl,...

11/24/2015

article Hail Mary / New Jersey sports betting lawsuit gets new life
(New Jersey) -- Despite losing every decision winding its way through the federal courts, the New Jersey lawsuit challenging the Professional and Amateur Sports...

11/9/2015

article Action on daily fantasy sports in N.J. not likely until after next hearing in sports betting case
(New Jersey) -- No legislation on daily fantasy sports is expected to move forward in Trenton until the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issues its next ruling on the...

10/27/2015

article New Jersey to get another swing at ban on sports betting
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s long effort to overturn a federal ban on sports betting saw new light as the Third Circuit Court of Appeals has opted to hear the case...

10/20/2015

article Hail Mary Pass
(New Jersey) -- A last-minute attempt to keep the sports betting argument alive connected last week as an appeal of a court decision upholding the national ban was...

10/14/2015

article Appeals Court Agrees to Reconsider New Jersey Sports Betting Case
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey officials are betting the state is close to winning its yearslong, multimillion-dollar fight for legalized sports gambling after a federal...
article Appeals court gives New Jersey’s quest for legal sports betting another shot
(New Jersey) -- A federal appeals court revived New Jersey’s years-long quest for legal sports betting Wednesday. The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in...
article Appeals Court to Reconsider New Jersey Sports Betting Case
(New Jersey) -- Supporters of legalized sports betting in New Jersey won a victory Wednesday when an appeals court voted to reconsider an earlier ruling against the...
article Appeals Court to Rehear New Jersey Sports Betting Case
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s effort to offer legalized sports betting was given new life Wednesday when a federal appeals court agreed to reconsider its decision...
article Federal appeals court grants New Jersey rehearing in sports betting case
(New Jersey) -- A U.S. federal appeals court on Wednesday granted New Jersey's request for a rehearing in the state's three-year battle with the major...
article Federal ruling revives N.J. sports betting
(New Jersey) -- Sports betting in New Jersey got a jolt of life Wednesday after a federal court overturned an earlier ruling that blocked the state's attempt to...
article Full 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals to take on NJ sports betting case
(New Jersey) -- “A majority of the active judges having voted for rehearing en banc in the above captioned cases, it is ordered that the petitions for rehearing...
article N.J. sports betting case gets another chance
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey will get another shot to make its argument for legalized sports betting after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit granted the...
article New Jersey's Christie Can Try Again to Win Sports Bet Law
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie got another shot at bringing sports gambling to his state’s casinos and racetracks when a federal appeals court...
article NJ sports betting plan for casinos & racetracks gets another federal hearing
(New Jersey) -- A federal appeals court agreed to retry New Jersey’s sports betting case. The Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the August decision by a...

9/21/2015

article New Jersey congressmen pushing sports betting on 2nd front
(New Jersey) -- As New Jersey's yearslong effort to get sports gambling legalized inches through the courts, two of its congressmen are seeking a legislative...
article Pallone says he wants to bring sports betting 'out of the shadows' in N.J.
(New Jersey) -- Rep. Frank Pallone, who has positioned himself as a leading advocate for legalizing sports betting in New Jersey, said at a forum in Manhattan on Monday...

9/16/2015

article New Jersey odds in sports betting battle just improved after Third Circuit request
(New Jersey) -- A rule of thumb, I’m learning, is that when you file an “en banc” appeal to a circuit court that seeks a rehearing before an entire...
article Recusals raise odds for review of New Jersey gambling appeal
(New Jersey) -- Two recent developments may have raised the odds that New Jersey will have its sports betting case reheard by a federal appeals court. The 3rd U.S....

9/15/2015

article Appeals court signals it may rehear N.J. sports betting case
(New Jersey) -- A federal appeals court, apparently conflicted over New Jersey’s attempts to legalize sports betting at casinos and horse racing tracks, signaled...

9/9/2015

article New Jersey Continues Sports Wagering Efforts
(New Jersey) -- NJ.com reports the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association has joined Gov. Chris Christie and the state legislature in filing a motion Sept. 8...
article New Jersey, Monmouth Park continue sports betting fight
(New Jersey) -- For New Jersey and Monmouth Park, the battle to bring sports wagering to the state isn't over quite yet. Just two weeks after a three-judge panel...
article Third Circuit Rejects New Jersey's Bid to Legalize Sports Betting—Again
(New Jersey) -- For the second time in two years, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected the state of New Jersey's attempt to legalize sports betting...

9/8/2015

article Appeal filed in New Jersey sports betting case
(New Jersey) -- he association that runs Monmouth Park Racetrack filed a motion Tuesday asking a federal appeals court to reconsider its ruling last month that rejected...
article N.J.'s horsemen petition full appeals court to review sports betting ban
(New Jersey) -- Rulings on sports betting by a pair of three-judge federal appeals panels are so fundamentally contradictory that the full court of 23 judges must take...
article NJ horsemen seek rehearing by full Third Circuit Court of Appeals in sports betting case
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen, as expected, have filed their request for the entire bench of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals to hear the sports...

9/2/2015

article BLOG: Wanna Bet? Third Circuit Puts the Kibosh on Sports Gambling Just Before Start of NFL Season
(New Jersey) -- For the second time in three years, the Third Circuit has rejected New Jersey’s attempt to circumvent the Professional and Amateur Sports...

9/1/2015

article Court torpedoes law that authorized sports gambling in New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s bid to legalize sports betting has once again been shot down by a federal appellate court but advocates say they are willing to keep...
article New Jersey Sports Betting Takes Another Hit
(New Jersey) -- A federal appeals court has denied New Jersey’s attempt to circumvent a federal ban on sports betting, saying only an act of Congress can allow...

8/31/2015

article New Jersey Sports Betting Takes Another Hit
(New Jersey) -- A federal appeals court has again struck down an attempt by New Jersey to start sports betting in the state and upheld a federal ban. The federal appeals...

8/28/2015

article Sports Gambling Law Is Unfair to New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey public, not to mention Governor Chris Christie, wants to reinstate sports gambling in Atlantic City in the hopes of reversing the...
article What's next in N.J.'s sports betting bid after court rejects plan?
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey's four-year effort to legalize sports betting suffered another legal setback Tuesday, when a three-judge U.S. Third Circuit Court of...

8/26/2015

article Court rules against sports betting in New Jersey, yet again
(New Jersey) -- Last summer, New Jersey lost yet another legal skirmish in the state’s attempt to legalize sports betting, but it had another card to play. On...
article Federal appeals court upholds ban on sports betting
(New Jersey) -- The US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled against New Jersey Tuesday, deciding 2-1 to uphold the federal ban on sports betting in all but four...
article Federal judges overturn N.J. sports betting law again
(New Jersey) -- A federal appeals court on Tuesday overturned New Jersey's sports betting law for the second time in two years, saying federal statutes forbid...
article Will court ruling on N.J. gaming stop spread of legal sports books? Don’t bet on it
(New Jersey) -- Efforts to open legal sports books outside Nevada suffered a major setback Tuesday when a federal appeals court denied New Jersey’s attempt to...
article Monmouth Park plans to continue fight to bring sports betting to track
(New Jersey) -- Sports betting at Monmouth Park will have to wait for another day, following a majority opinion by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals issued on Aug. 25...

8/25/2015

article Analyzing the future of New Jersey sports betting after denied appeal
(New Jersey) -- In a significant legal defeat for advocates of sports betting and for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a three-judge panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals...
article Christie-Backed Betting Law in New Jersey Blocked by Court
(New Jersey) -- A ban on sports gambling at New Jersey’s casinos and racetracks will remain in place after a federal appeals court again rejected Governor Chris...
article Court rules against New Jersey's sports betting law
(New Jersey) -- A federal appeals court ruled against New Jersey Tuesday in a case challenging a sports gambling law the state passed in 2014 to revive its failing...
article Federal ban on sports betting upheld by appeals panel
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey has struck out again in its efforts to legally offer sports betting. A federal appeals court panel in Philadelphia on Tuesday upheld the...
article Federal panel upholds sports betting ban in New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- A sports betting ban has been upheld by a federal appeals panel, dealing a setback to New Jersey's efforts to offer it.
article New Jersey’s Effort to Legalize Sports Betting Is Denied on Appeal
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s effort to offer legalized sports betting was stopped again on Tuesday by a federal appeals court, leaving legal gambling on...
article New Jersey’s Third Circuit Court Decision Encourages Deeper Examination of Sports Betting
(New Jersey) -- American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman released the following statement after the Third Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision on...
article Sorry, sports gambling still illegal in New Jersey after court ruling
(New Jersey) -- In a 2-to-1 vote, a three-judge panel on the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals in in Philadelphia has ruled against the authorization of sports...
article Sports wagering ruling the latest blow to Monmouth Park
(New Jersey) -- For the second time in less than two years the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court ruling prohibiting sports wagering in New...
article Third Circuit upholds ban on NJ sports betting
(New Jersey) -- A U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals panel on Tuesday once again affirmed a federal ban against New Jersey’s law that sought to enable the state...

7/31/2015

article COMMENTARY: Legalize sports betting
(New Jersey) -- The fight to legalize sports gambling has been famously led by legislators in New Jersey, whose recent attempts to pass a state law allowing it in the...

7/5/2015

article New Jersey Still Waiting on Sports Betting Court Decision
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey continues to look toward the United States’ judicial system for relief from a quarter-century-old law that prevents it and most other US...

7/1/2015

article Everything you need to know about New Jersey’s pending high-stakes sports gambling ruling
(New Jersey) -- A monumental month of court rulings ended this week without one judicial decision that America’s professional sports leagues, gamblers, gaming...
article WALLACH: Why NJ May Win 3rd Circ. Sports Betting Case
(New Jersey) -- As we await the impending decision in the New Jersey sports betting case, no clear consensus has emerged as to which side will win. Those of us who were...

6/25/2015

article Could fantasy become reality for legalized sports betting?
(USA) -- An upcoming federal ruling in New Jersey could pave the way for professional sports gambling to become legal throughout the U.S.

5/12/2015

article Sports betting could boost casino traffic
(New Jersey) -- At a time when many states are looking for ways to reverse sagging casino revenues, there’s a three-judge panel in New Jersey pondering a decision...

4/17/2015

article State senator says percentages favor New Jersey sports betting
(New Jersey) -- A New Jersey state senator seems to think the odds favor statewide sports betting in the Garden State. The state senator, Democrat Raymond Lesniak,...

3/23/2015

article New Jersey lawmaker expects sports betting launch
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey could launch sports betting services as early as this week despite having not been given clearance to regulate such activities, according to...

3/17/2015

article New Jersey due in court for sports betting push
(New Jersey) -- Attorneys representing New Jersey will today (Tuesday) return to court in the latest stage of the US state’s effort to legalise certain forms of...
article New Jersey Sports-Betting Law Mined by 3rd Circuit
(New Jersey) -- Invoking Dr. Seuss, an attorney for New Jersey lawmakers urged the 3rd Circuit on Tuesday to revive sports gambling in the state's casinos and...
article New Jersey, Leagues Renew Court Tussle Over Sports Gambling
(New Jersey) -- The fight over legalized sports gambling in New Jersey returned to a federal appeals court Tuesday, where attorneys for the state and the country's...
article Opponents of N.J. sports gambling to make case today
(New Jersey) -- The NCAA "March Madness" basketball tournament, an annual staple of office pools across the U.S., begins tonight — just hours after...

3/16/2015

article How running an $837,000 office pool destroyed this man's life
(New Jersey) -- They were everywhere, 11 cops in full body armor, tearing apart his modest three-bedroom condo. And all John Bovery could do was watch. They knocked down...
article Last shot? New Jersey back to court in sports betting fight
(New Jersey) -- The 2 1/2-year legal battle over sports gambling in New Jersey is moving back to court. Lawyers representing the state will argue before the 3rd U.S....
article The story of when N.J. almost legalized sports betting in 1993
(New Jersey) -- Attorneys for New Jersey will return to federal court Tuesday to once again press an argument they've pushed for several years: that sports betting...

3/5/2015

article Poll: Half of New Jerseyans support bringing sports betting to racetracks
(New Jersey) -- As a March 17 sports betting hearing at the Third Circuit Court of Appeals looms, 50 percent of New Jerseyans in a Fairleigh Dickinson PublicMind poll...
article Sports betting issue sharply divides New Jerseyans, poll says
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey adults are divided on the idea of legalizing sports betting at existing casinos and racetracks in the Garden State, but a clear majority is...

3/2/2015

article Donald Trump's sister among judges who will hear N.J. sports betting case
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey's effort to legalize sports betting at casinos and racetracks will return to court later this month — and one of the judges hearing...

2/19/2015

article Appeals judges named in New Jersey sports-betting case
(New Jersey) -- The sister of Donald Trump and the wife of ex-Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell are among the three federal appeals judges announced on Thursday to hear...

2/16/2015

article WALLACH: "Deja Vu All Over Again" for NJ Sports Betting Appeal
(New Jersey) -- Although the professional sports leagues are slowly warming up to the "inevitability" of expanded legal sports betting and have openly embraced...

2/13/2015

article The Leagues Strike Back in NJ sports betting case
(New Jersey) -- The leagues reply in the sports betting case: STATEMENT OF FACTS: A. The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act. B. New Jersey’s Relentless...

1/29/2015

article Chris Christie bets legalized sports gambling will boost Atlantic City, 2016 hopes
(New Jersey) -- If New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had his way, football fans would be flocking to Atlantic City this weekend to plunk down bets on the Super Bowl as part...

1/22/2015

article New effort for sports betting in Atlantic City launched by N.J. federal lawmakers
(Washington D.C.) -- On the day that Gov, Chris Christie signed an executive order to try to reverse Atlantic City's financial fortunes, two New Jersey U.S....

1/15/2015

article Racing group's sports-betting brief cites leagues' 'dirty hands'
(New Jersey) -- A court filing Wednesday in New Jersey’s effort to allow sports betting takes the four major pro sports leagues to task for their involvement in...

1/5/2015

article Court Stops New Jersey's Effort to Legalize Sports Betting
(New Jersey) -- A New Jersey federal judge last month rejected New Jersey's latest attempt to legalize sports betting, ruling that a state statute that repealed New...

1/2/2015

article New Jersey Sports Betting Case Receives Final Deadlines
(New Jersey) -- The United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals has set the deadlines for the New Jersey Attorney General’s office as well as the NCAA and sports...

12/25/2014

article NJ court sets deadlines for briefs in sports betting dispute
(New Jersey) -- A Jan. 14 deadline for the New Jersey Attorney General’s office to file its brief in the sports betting legal battle with the NCAA and four pro...

12/2/2014

article Why Did New Jersey’s Sports Gambling Appeal Get Rejected?
(New Jersey) -- Last month, Governor Chris Christie had a significant political disappointment. Hoping to buoy the flagging Jersey gambling industry, Christie petitioned...

12/1/2014

article Gambling on sports betting, disputing jobs fairness in N.J.: Letter
(New Jersey) -- A Nov. 20 story on NJ.com quoted Ronald Riccio, an attorney for the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, as explaining that the equine...

11/30/2014

article Amick: Sports wagering in N.J. having a tough time making its way through the courts
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s elected officials are doing their best to bring sports betting here to help the economy and provide new revenues for the state.

11/24/2014

article Lawyers Hopeful, If Not Optimistic, About Sports Betting
(New Jersey) -- When a federal judge recently thwarted New Jersey's latest effort to institute sports wagering, it wasn't just lawmakers and gambling enthusiasts...
article US District Court Judge blocks New Jersey sports betting plans
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey gambling market has suffered a blow after a US District Court Judge issued a ruling that will block the US state from launching a...
article Will sports betting derail Christie’s White House hope?
(New Jersey) -- A new legal hurdle for sports betting in New Jersey has cost Gov. Chris Christie, ahead of a potential presidential campaign, a chance to deliver on...

11/22/2014

article Judge rules against N.J. sports betting, but state plans to appeal
(New Jersey) -- Hold your bets — again. A federal judge issued a ruling tonight that says New Jersey cannot move forward with its latest plan to legalize sports...
article Sports Gambling Law in New Jersey Barred by U.S. Judge
(New Jersey) -- A federal judge barred New Jersey from implementing a law backed by Governor Chris Christie that would allow betting on professional sports at casinos...

11/21/2014

article Judge denies sports betting in New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- A federal judge ruled Friday night that New Jersey cannot partially lift a prohibition on sports betting in an effort to boost the state's struggling...
article Judge's injunction deals major blow to New Jersey's sports betting plan
(New Jersey) -- In a decisive legal victory for the NCAA and the four major U.S. pro sports leagues, U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp late Friday issued a permanent...
article New Jersey to Press On for Sports Betting
(New Jersey) -- Sports betting at Monmouth Park will have to await another day in court following a decision Nov. 21 by the United States District Court granting an...
article NJ sports betting ban is upheld by federal judge
(New Jersey) -- As expected, a federal judge on Friday once again upheld a ban on New Jersey’s efforts to allow for sports betting at state racetracks and Atlantic...
article Reactions to the NJ sports betting ruling
(New Jersey) -- State officials needed no more than an hour to post their formal Notice of Appeal of Judge Shipp’s ruling in the New Jersey sports betting case....
article Will Sports Gambling Compete With Blackjack In Atlantic City And Assist A President Christie?
(New Jersey) -- With political heavyweight Chris Christie considering a run at the White House the chances of reviving Atlantic City may have been boosted, but is it too...

11/20/2014

article Decision in NJ sports betting case coming Friday, judge says
(New Jersey) -- The federal judge hearing the challenge to the state’s latest bid to allow sports betting said Thursday that he will issue a ruling in the case...
article N.J. sports betting: 5 things to know heading into today's hearing
(New Jersey) -- The battle over sports betting in New Jersey is back in court today. U.S. District Court Judge Michael Shipp will hear oral arguments in Trenton this...
article Ruling expected Friday on New Jersey sports bets
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey could drop its ban on betting on sports entirely, but it cannot legally set conditions as it ends the prohibition, a lawyer for the NCAA and...

11/19/2014

article Federal judge to issue judgment in N.J. sports betting case
(New Jersey) -- A federal judge agreed Wednesday to forgo a trial and issue a summary judgment in the sports-betting lawsuit filed by five sports organizations against...
article NJSEA weighs in with its “facts” in sports betting case
(New Jersey) -- Remember the old line about “not being entitled to your own facts?” Well, it seems like everybody involved in the New Jersey sports betting...

11/18/2014

article Chris Christie facing long odds in sports betting case
(New Jersey) -- It's a safe bet that legal sports betting at Monmouth Park won't take place anytime soon. The federal judge who blocked Gov. Chris Christie's...
article Poll: Should N.J. be allowed to legalize sports betting without regulation?
(New Jersey) -- Should New Jersey be allowed to legalize sports betting at racetracks and casinos without regulation? On Thursday, a federal judge will hear oral...

11/17/2014

article New Jersey, sports leagues agree: No need for sports betting trial. but horsemen disagree
(New Jersey) -- Attorneys for five sports organizations — as well as state officials who are battling them in court over sports betting — came to an...
article Sports betting's odds in N.J. no better with Republicans in charge
(New Jersey) -- Prospects for repealing or modifying federal sports-betting legislation remain dim, analysts say, even though Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nevada, is expected to...

11/11/2014

article Edelson: Lack of teamwork from tracks, casinos could sink NJ sports betting
(New Jersey) -- Virtually no one expects District Court Judge Michael Shipp to allow sports wagering to move forward in the state when he hears arguments by the NFL-led...

11/8/2014

article New Jersey Vs Sports Leagues: The Garden State's Long Battle For Sports Betting
(New Jersey) -- On October 24, a federal judge ordered an injunction temporarily banning the offering of sports betting at New Jersey casinos and racetracks, just days...
article NJ sports betting critics fear organized crime influence, report says
(New Jersey) -- As New Jersey lawmakers work to legalize sports betting in the state, critics say they're concerned organized crime may be able to influence the...

11/5/2014

article Nevada Senator Harry Reid headed out of Majority Leader post; will this affect New Jersey’s gambling push?
(Washington D.C.) -- So Harry Reid of Nevada – the leading gambling state in America – will no longer be U.S. Senate Majority Leader thanks to last night...
article NFL Is Running Out Of Time To Define "Sports Gambling" On Its Own Terms
(Washington D.C.) -- Last week, NFL lawyers went to court to obtain a temporary injunction, preventing the State of New Jersey from offering sports gambling at Monmouth...

11/4/2014

article NJ State Senate President, Assembly Speaker defend state sports betting law
(New Jersey) -- State Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto also filed midnight-buzzer beating paperwork overnight. The legislators stress...

11/3/2014

article BRENNAN: NJ files sports betting stance, says no state agency can license sports betting
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Attorney General’s office just beat the midnight buzzer for filing in the sports betting case. Interesting approach: “as the...

11/1/2014

article Judge in NJ gambling case is Marcel Shipp’s brother, which gambling supporters say is a conflict
(New Jersey) -- Michael Shipp, the judge who granted a temporary restraining order preventing New Jersey from legalizing sports gambling in the state, is the brother of...
article New Jersey Racetrack Gambling on Sports Betting $$
(New Jersey) -- Monmouth Park Racetrack is hoping sports gambling will save itself from the slow extinction facing much of the horse racing industry — a wager that...

10/30/2014

article WALLACH: Brotherly Conflict of Interest in New Jersey Sports Betting Case?
(New Jersey) -- Last Friday, U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp granted a petition sought by the NFL and other leagues to temporarily restrain New Jersey from giving...

10/29/2014

article WALLACH: Transcript Provides More Insights Into Judge Shipp's Reasoning for Granting TRO to Leagues
(New Jersey) -- Less than 48 hours before Monmouth Park Racetrack was scheduled to open the first legal sports book in New Jersey (and with crowds expected to top 10,000...

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