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NJ governor: 'Dream of legalized sports betting' begins Thursday

The wait is over -- New Jersey sports betting begins Thursday. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Monday allowing the state's racetracks and casinos to begin offering sports betting later in the week. "Today, we're finally making the dream of legalized sports betting a reality for New Jersey," Murphy said in a statement Monday afternoon.

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6/13/2018

article LB tells Monmouth Park: Your ads are not welcome
(New Jersey) -- Sports betting may be legal now in New Jersey, but getting the word out is going to be a new battle for racetracks and casinos. At least during live...
article New Jersey Issues Sports Regulations, Will Not Require In-Person Deposits
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Department of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) on Wednesday issued its “emergency regulations,” which will govern NJ sports betting...
article Borgata will take sports bets Thursday morning
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey Gov. Philip D. Murphy on Monday signed Assembly Bill 4111, which legalizes sports betting at N.J. casinos and racetracks for certain pro...
article Meadowlands Racetrack Chairman says sports betting not enough to save
(New Jersey) -- The chairman of the Meadowlands Racetrack says that he is not sure if sports gambling will solve all of the track’s financial problems, but he says...

6/12/2018

article iMEGA: How A Small Non-Profit Group Helped Spark Legal Sports Betting Efforts In NJ
(New Jersey) -- The legalization of online gambling and sports betting in New Jersey – and now potentially, in any U.S. state – recently granted by the U.S....
article NJ governor: 'Dream of legalized sports betting' begins Thursday
(New Jersey) -- The wait is over -- New Jersey sports betting begins Thursday. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Monday allowing the state's racetracks...
article Rise Of The Meadowlands: The King Of Handle Will Soon Become The King Of NJ Sports Betting
(New Jersey) -- At the cross section of buzzing I-95, Rt. 3 and Rt. 17 in East Rutherford, there lies a vast swamp. Acres upon acres of useless half-land, that gives off...
article Murphy, sports betting will be center stage at AC gaming conference
(Atlantic City) -- Even before the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in May or Gov. Phil Murphy’s signature Monday, sports betting was going to be a focus of...

6/11/2018

article Murphy signs New Jersey sports betting bill
(New Jersey) -- Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Monday to regulate and tax legalized sports betting in New Jersey. "Today, we’re finally making the dream...
article Murphy signs sports-betting bill into law
(New Jersey) -- Gov. Murphy on Monday signed into law the state’s sports-betting bill, ending a short delay that drew criticism from many state politicians and...
article Murphy to place first sports bet after signing law Monday
(New Jersey) -- Gov. Phil Murphy said he will place the first legal sports bet in New Jersey after signing legislation Monday to regulate and tax sports wagering at...
article New Jersey just legalized sports betting
(New Jersey) -- Online gambling just got the green light in New Jersey. On Monday, Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill legalizing sports betting in the Garden State, a move...
article New Jersey Legalizes Sports Betting
(New Jersey) -- Ending a more than eight-year odyssey to bring sports betting to New Jersey, Gov. Philip D. Murphy signed a bill on Monday that legalizes wagering, with...
article NJ governor: 'Dream of legalized sports betting' begins Thursday
(New Jersey) -- The wait is over -- New Jersey sports betting begins Thursday. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Monday allowing the state's racetracks...
article Betfair Sets Sights On NJ Sports Betting, Teams Up With Meadowlands
(New Jersey) -- Jeff Gural doesn’t have his casino yet, but legal NJ sports betting may tide him over for the time being. This past week, Gural and international...
article New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signs sports betting bill as New York lawmakers press on with their own legislation
(New York) -- As New York lawmakers struggle to enact sports gambling legislation New Jersey is already at the starting gate. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed...

6/9/2018

article New Jersey governor: No timetable to act on sports bets
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Friday his state will have sports betting "sooner rather than later," but gave himself no timetable to act on...
article NJ sports betting: Legally, Monmouth Park sports book should be open
(New Jersey) -- It's a simple question. Could Monmouth Park legally open the $2.5-million William Hill Sports Book this weekend and begin accepting wagers on games,...
article Tilman Fertitta’s Golden Nugget Atlantic City may not be allowed to offer sports betting
(New Jersey) -- Would you rather own a professional sports team or an Atlantic City casino that offers legal sports betting? New Jersey officials may soon ask a Texas...

6/8/2018

article New Jersey Legislature Unanimously Passes Sports Betting Bill, But When Will Governor Sign On?
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey lawmakers unanimously passed a bill to regulate sports betting in the state on Thursday, with both the Assembly and state Senate giving their...
article N.J. sports betting at Monmouth Park: Inside the setup for gambling on games in N.J.
(New Jersey) -- Walk through the entrance at Monmouth Park and the building is the first thing you see. Beyond a sand sculpture is the William Hill Race & Sports Bar...

6/7/2018

article Fast-tracked N.J. sports betting bill hinges on Gov. Phil Murphy's signature
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s casinos and racetracks are waiting for the starter’s gun to begin offering sports betting now that the state Legislature has...
article New Jersey Legislature Passes Bill to Legalize Sports Betting
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey lawmakers gave final approval on Thursday to a bill allowing sports betting at its casinos and racetracks, sending the measure to Gov. Phil...
article NJ lawmakers pass sports betting bill, but Phil Murphy has final say on when wagers begin
(New Jersey) -- Legal sports betting is coming to New Jersey’s casinos and racetracks, as well as online, very soon. How soon is now up to Democratic Gov. Phil...
article On your mark, get set, waiting for the 'go' on sports bets
(New Jersey) -- The first full day after New Jersey legislators approved a bill to legalize sports betting began with no one actually offering it yet. But that could...
article Sports Betting Bill Approved by Legislature as Bookmakers, Bettors Await Murphy's Signature
(New Jersey) -- Gamblers should able to make bets on professional and college sports, with some minor limitations, beginning tomorrow. Following last month’s U.S....
article MGM, Caesars ready to compete for sports bets in New Jersey
(Atlantic City) -- Two Las Vegas casino giants are getting closer to competing for sports wagering dollars in Atlantic City. The New Jersey Legislature gave final...
article Monmouth Park: Not taking sports bets Thursday
(New Jersey) -- Monmouth Park Racetrack says it won't take any sports bets Thursday night. But the track's plans beyond that remain unclear. The Oceanport, New...

6/5/2018

article NJ Sports Betting Law Could Shut Out Golden Nugget From Having A Sportsbook
(New Jersey) -- Bills advancing through the New Jersey state legislature give a mandate to casino operators who also own a big piece of sports franchises: sell your team...

5/24/2018

article Will NJ Really Stop Caesars And MGM From Launching Sports Books?
(Atlantic City) -- States are keeping an eye on New Jersey as they navigate the legislative hurdles towards regulating sports betting in the Garden State. Most likely,...
article Filing: Leagues' block of sports gambling cost track $139M
(New Jersey) -- A New Jersey horse racing association filed a legal action against the four major pro sports leagues and the NCAA Thursday, claiming the leagues cost one...
article NJ sports betting: Monmouth Park says leagues blocked it from $150 million in bet revenue
(New Jersey) -- The NFL and other sports leagues cost Monmouth Park $150 million in lost revenue by blocking sports betting during a years-long court fight, lawyers for...
article New Jersey Considers First State Sports Gambling Law Following Supreme Court Decision
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey is considering a bill that would establish the framework of operation and regulation for wagering at casinos and racetracks on the results of...

5/19/2018

article New Jersey’s Biggest Winners With Legalized Sports Gambling
(New Jersey) -- Since 1992 there has been a federal law banning state-sanctioned sports gambling throughout the country. One state in particular, New Jersey, has fought...

5/17/2018

article So when will N.J. sports betting actually start? The mad scramble to get it running has begun.
(New Jersey) -- There will be no legal sports betting in New Jersey by the end of the month. But state lawmakers are laying odds you won't have to wait very long...
article Monmouth Park beginning transformation into sportsbook, which is harder than ‘flipping a switch’
(New Jersey) -- One day, perhaps next March, when everyone's brackets are filled out, there might be more of a commotion. But on Thursday, all way quiet at Monmouth...
article Monmouth Park Victorious in Landmark Sports Betting Case
(New Jersey) -- Monmouth Park hedged its bets when no others were willing to and that risk will soon pay off as the 19th century horse racing track plans to be the first...

5/16/2018

article N.J. can forget immediate legal sports betting. Here's why.
(New Jersey) -- Hold onto your bets, sports fans. Monmouth Park's plan to become the first place in New Jersey to offer legalized sports betting on May 28 --...
article New Jersey Forced to Slow Down a Few Minutes On Sports Betting
(New Jersey) -- When the Supreme Court decision broke on Monday morning, New Jersey rejoiced. After a lengthy, costly legal and legislative battle for nearly a decade,...
article NJ sports betting: Monmouth Park chasing sports leagues for damages after court fight
(New Jersey) -- Monmouth Park officials say they will file an application in U.S. District Court seeking to recoup hundreds of millions of dollars in damages that...
article These are the job openings sports betting will bring to New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- In as little as two weeks, the horses won't be the only athletes people can bet on at Monmouth Park. Following a ruling on Monday from the U.S....

5/15/2018

article A.C., Trenton prepare for legal sports betting following Supreme Court ruling
(New Jersey) -- The U.S. Supreme Court decision to strike down a federal ban on sports betting was welcomed news Monday in Atlantic City and Trenton, where officials in...
article Christie legacy gets a boost from sports betting ruling
(New Jersey) -- Whatever the odds were, former Gov. Chris Christie’s bet on legalized sports wagering paid off. The Supreme Court’s decision to allow sports...
article Senate President Steve Sweeney eyeing June for sports betting in N.J.
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey lawmakers will move quickly to regulate legal sports betting with the state's second-most powerful official eyeing the first week in June.
article South Jersey politicians react to Monday's sports betting decision
(New Jersey) -- Monday's decision by the Supreme Court to rule the federal ban on sports betting unconstitutional garnered response from state and local politicians...

5/14/2018

article How NJ is looking to cash in on sports betting
(New Jersey) -- With the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday having struck down a law that bans sports betting and gambling, New Jersey's gaming and tourism industry is...
article With sports betting legal, New Jersey’s Monmouth Park aims to take wagers soon
(New Jersey) -- Monmouth Park has waited more than six years to open its betting windows to sports gamblers, and it doesn’t intend to wait any longer. With Monday...

5/8/2018

article What Happens if New Jersey Loses the Supreme Court Sports Betting Case?
(Washington D.C.) -- The prevailing belief is that the United States Supreme Court — sometime before the end of its term in June — will rule in favor of New...

5/4/2018

article Sports betting bills top $8 million, AC casinos waiting on Supreme Court ruling
(New Jersey) -- The state of New Jersey has pushed all its chips to the middle of the table, betting big that a legal battle against a federal ban on sports wagering...

5/2/2018

article New Jersey Sports Betting Bill Sets Regulatory Framework, Includes ‘Integrity Fee’
(New Jersey) -- A New Jersey sports betting bill introduced this week would create a regulatory framework for sportsbook operations should the US Supreme Court rule...

5/1/2018

article New NJ Sports Wagering Bill Arrives Just in Time, Includes Integrity Fee with a Twist
(New Jersey) -- Sometime in the next two months, the Supreme Court will make a ruling on a landmark case which could open the door for New Jersey, as well as other US...

4/25/2018

article New Jersey Casinos, Racetracks Hope Supreme Court Will Roll The Dice On Sports Betting
(New Jersey) -- It’s a waiting game in New Jersey as the Supreme Court considers legalizing sports betting in the Garden State. Gov. Phil Murphy says the state is...

4/23/2018

article More Expert Predictions for the Supreme Court Sports Betting Case Decision
(Washington D.C.) -- The waiting for the decision in the Supreme Court Sports Betting Case, aka Murphy v NCAA (formerly known as Christie v NCAA) continues to be the...
article Supreme Court decision on NJ sports gambling may affect New York, other states
(Washington D.C.) -- A high-court decision this week could potentially lift betting bans in New Jersey, helping other states across the United States. The Garden State...

4/13/2018

article Tossing Out The Supreme Court Sports Betting Case: Does ‘Mootness’ Doctrine Apply?
(Washington D.C.) -- The US Supreme Court’s ruling in the New Jersey sports betting case will be the most consequential sports betting legal decision ever. Unless...

4/6/2018

article New Jersey Has Racked Up Huge Legal Bills in Supreme Court Sports Betting Case
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s lengthy sports betting legal battle against the NCAA and major professional sports leagues has major upside for the state, but has...

3/30/2018

article The Sweat Of Waiting For SCOTUS To Decide New Jersey’s Sports Betting Case
(Washington D.C.) -- Each circled date has begun the same: two cups of coffee, some pacing, and mood tracks ranging from Tom Petty’s “The Waiting” to...

3/5/2018

article No Ruling in Supreme Court Sports Betting Case, Odds Now Strongly Favor PASPA Repeal
(Washington D.C.) -- No Supreme Court sports betting ban decision was issued today, regarding New Jersey’s appeal of the federal prohibition, as many in the...

3/1/2018

article Monmouth Park CEO: Racetrack Positioned To Expand Into Las Vegas Style Sportsbook, Will Take Online Bets
(New Jersey) -- Casinos and gaming operators around the world are talking about the future of sports betting in the United States. In New Jersey, ground zero in the...

2/26/2018

article Making Supreme Court Sausage: How the NJ Sports Betting Decision Will Be Made
(Washington D.C.) -- Reading the US Supreme Court’s imminent ruling in the New Jersey sports betting case — whenever it is released — will likely be a...

1/29/2018

article Should New Jersey lessen its expectations on sports betting?
(New Jersey) -- Atlantic City is dreaming of vast new riches that might come its way if the U.S. Supreme Court legalizes sports betting here and across the nation, but...

1/17/2018

article Chris Christie May Win Big in US Supreme Court Case
(Washington D.C.) -- One of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s greatest victories may come now that he has left office. During recent oral arguments in...

1/3/2018

article MENENDEZ: Bet on N.J. in sports gaming challenge
(Washington D.C.) -- After the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments last month in Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, New Jersey is entering the...

12/28/2017

article How SCOTUS Caught New Jersey’s Hail Mary on PASPA in 2017 to Change US Sports Betting
(Washington D.C.) -- New Jersey has been trying to legalize sports betting at its horse racetracks and Atlantic City casinos since 2011, and over the last 12 months,...

12/26/2017

article With New Jersey sports betting case, Supreme Court could affect wide array of issues
(Washington D.C.) -- New Jersey is likely to get what it's been seeking for years when the U.S. Supreme court rules in the next few months on the state's fight...
article With Supreme Court decision expected in June, Delaware officials preparing now to expand sports betting
(Delaware) -- In anticipation of a possible U.S. Supreme Court decision that would open up sports betting in all 50 states, Delaware officials are taking steps now to...

12/18/2017

article OP/ED: Betting On Federalism At The Supreme Court
(Washington D.C.) -- The Supreme Court heard arguments in Christie v. NCAA last week. The case pits the New Jersey governor against the NCAA and various professional...
article OP/ED: The future of sports betting starts with the end of the PASPA disaster
(Washington D.C.) -- Abraham Lincoln said the best way to get a bad law repealed was to enforce it strictly. If this maxim has any weight, then surely it would apply to...

12/13/2017

article BLOG: Waiting for Sports Betting at The United States Supreme Court
(Washington D.C.) -- In a special contribution to SportsHandle.com, Ryan Rodenberg details his experience attending oral arguments in the Supreme Court sports betting...

12/4/2017

article Conservative U.S. justices lean toward New Jersey in sports betting case
(Washington D.C.) -- Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices on Monday indicated they may be willing to allow New Jersey to legalize sports betting in a case that could...
article Court suggests it may side with state in sports betting case
(Washington D.C.) -- The Supreme Court on Monday suggested it may side with New Jersey in its effort to make sports gambling legal in a case that could make betting on...
article Everything You Need To Know About The NJ Sports Betting Supreme Court Case
(Washington D.C.) -- The US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Christie vs. NCAA — better known as the New Jersey sports betting case — on Monday. The...
article Justices Suggest They May Let States Legalize Sports Gambling
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. Supreme Court justices suggested they may let New Jersey and potentially other states legalize single-game sports gambling. In an hour-long...
article N.J. argues that it can legalize sports betting, and Supreme Court seems to agree
(Washington D.C.) -- A majority of the Supreme Court seemed ready Monday to allow New Jersey to proceed with its plan to legalize sports betting at casinos and...
article N.J. sports betting case: How we got here and what happens next
(Washington D.C.) -- New Jersey wants to get in on the estimated $150 billion bet illegally on sports in the U.S. each year, and on Monday the state took its case to the...
article Outside Supreme Court, Christie upbeat about N.J. chances to legalize sports betting
(Washington D.C.) -- He wouldn't lay odds, but Gov. Chris Christie was upbeat Monday about the state's chances of being able to legalize sports betting after he...
article Supreme Court expected to rule on sports betting in the summer
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear New Jersey’s challenge to the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, a federal law that...
article Why experts think N.J. will win sports gambling case
(Washington D.C.) -- Sports gamblers rely on trends to help them wager successfully. When the U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments Monday in the Christie v. NCAA case...
article A “view” from the courtroom: Must be in the front row
(Washington D.C.) -- As we enter the courtroom for today’s argument in Christie v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, we are hopeful we can identify where...
article Supreme Court decision a potential 'game-changer' for New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- The transformation of Monmouth Park from venerable New Jersey racetrack to full-blown, Las Vegas-style race and sportsbook began years ago. The William...
article Legal sports gambling in Illinois, Indiana hinges on Supreme Court decision
(Illinois) -- In a case that would be a game changer for the gambling industry, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether New Jersey should be allowed to offer wagering...
article Nevada might lose monopoly, but business still should thrive
(Nevada) -- Just when it seems he has seen it all, Jimmy Vaccaro sees something new. His 40 years as a Las Vegas bookmaker have been a wild ride.
press release American Gaming Association Statement On Supreme Court Oral Arguments On Christie v NCAA
(Washington D.C.) -- American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman issued the following statement following the Supreme Court’s oral arguments...

12/3/2017

article Christie's gambling fight heads to the Supreme Court
(Washington D.C.) -- Outgoing New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie may finally get what he’s long fought for — legalized sports betting in the state. The Supreme...
article New Jersey Takes On Major Professional Sports Leagues In Sports Betting Case
(Washington D.C.) -- The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court have been known to play a long shot in an election betting pool or to bet a colleague about the outcome of...
article Sports betting, states' rights on tap at Supreme Court
(Washington D.C.) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gambled big-time five years ago when he signed a law authorizing sports betting at casinos and racetracks and dared...
article Wanna bet on sports? Jersey finally gets to fight for it at U.S. Supreme Court
(Washington D.C.) -- New Jersey's years-long quest to legalize sports betting reaches the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, its latest attempt to overturn a law that has...
article Christie Looks to Sports Gambling for a Rare Second-Term Victory
(New Jersey) -- Sports has long been the place politicians go to curry favor with constituents. They show up to games for a live shot on the Jumbotron or to rub elbows...

12/2/2017

article Sports betting to get its day in court Monday
(Washington D.C.) -- A legal fight that began five years ago with New Jersey’s attempt to help its struggling casino industry will go before the U.S. Supreme Court...

11/29/2017

article 'Cautiously optimistic' Christie to attend sports betting arguments at U.S. Supreme Court
(New Jersey) -- A "cautiously optimistic" Gov. Chris Christie will be at the U.S. Supreme Court Monday to to lend moral support as New Jersey lawyers try to...

11/28/2017

article EDITORIAL: NJ should win its sports gambling bet
(New Jersey) -- The odds of New Jersey soon being allowed to conduct legal sports betting continue to improve as a U.S. Supreme Court hearing on the case nears. We hope...

11/27/2017

article Norman Chad: Christie v. NCAA could have major bearing on future of sports gambling
(Washington D.C.) -- The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments next week on Christie v. NCAA. At issue for the justices: Whether the federal government has the right to...
article Good feeling? Prospects of legalized sports betting in some form in New Jersey look good
(New Jersey) -- Legalization of sports betting in the US could be on the way, as the Supreme Court gears up to hear arguments next month.

11/21/2017

article New Jersey Reps get ready for sports betting case
(Washington D.C.) -- The New Jersey Thoroughbred Horseman’s Association, along with representatives acting for New Jersey, stated their case in legal briefs before...

11/19/2017

article Sports gaming experts: Guarded optimism as the potential for PASPA repeal nears
(New York) -- Guarded optimism was the general tone of some leading American sports gambling experts regarding the activity’s future after the U.S. Supreme Court...

11/6/2017

article Solicitor General to get 10 minutes at U.S. Supreme Court hearing in New Jersey sports betting case
(Washington D.C.) -- One of the quirkiest elements of the long-running New Jersey sports betting legal saga is that while the state is trying to upend a federal law, it...
article Sports betting ban “tramples on state sovereignty” says attorney general
(Texas) -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has described the US federal sports betting ban as unconstitutional, in a statement published by the American Sports Betting...

10/25/2017

article Trump administration sides with NFL in sports betting case
(Washington D.C.) -- The Trump administration is siding with professional sports leagues in their opposition to allowing New Jersey to offer sports betting at its...

10/24/2017

article Trump Administration Lawyers File Supreme Court Brief In Support Of NFL In NJ Sports Betting Case
(Washington D.C.) -- President Donald Trump has been feuding with the NFL in recent weeks over the national anthem controversy. But the Trump administration, via the...
article WATCH: Chris Christie talk sports betting on HBO's 'Real Sports"
(New York) -- Governor Chris Christie claims that major sports organization like the NCAA, NFL and NBA are hypocrites in the ongoinig battle of the legalization of...

10/11/2017

article December date set for Supreme Court sports betting hearing
(Washington D.C.) -- On December 4, the United States Supreme Court will hear verbal arguments with regards to the proposed legalization of sports betting in some states...
article BLOG: Repeal of PASPA will likely not change existing online sports betting laws
(Washington D.C.) -- Now that the Supreme Court has agreed to hear New Jersey's arguments regarding the appeal of PASPA, 20 states have come on board signing amicus...

10/10/2017

article New Jersey sports betting appeal date set
(Washington D.C.) -- New Jersey’s arguments for legalising sports betting will be heard by the US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) in early December. The Supreme Court has...

10/9/2017

article US Supreme Court confirms PASPA review date
(Washington D.C.) -- The US Supreme Court has revealed that it will hear the appeal of New Jersey officials against the validity of the 1992 Professional and Amateur...

10/8/2017

article N.J. effort to legalize sports betting will be argued before Supreme Court on Dec. 4
(Washington D.C.) -- The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Dec. 4 on whether New Jersey should be able to legalize sports betting even though federal law banned it...

10/6/2017

article NJ Sports Betting Case Gets December Date In US Supreme Court
(Washington D.C.) -- The US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the New Jersey sports betting case on Dec. 4.

9/30/2017

article Industry to ‘review and react’ following SCOTUS ruling on New Jersey sports betting
(Washington D.C.) -- New Jersey’s attempt to legalize sports betting has failed at every level of the U.S. federal court system. But experts who have followed the...

9/16/2017

article As New Jersey sports betting decision moves closer analysts put $150b value on market
(New Jersey) -- The debate over legalized sports betting in the United States is hotting up ahead of the Supreme Court’s decision on New Jersey’s challenge...

9/11/2017

article NJ sports betting case gets new ally
(New York) -- Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., the top Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee has declared that the federal ban on sports betting violated the 10th...

9/7/2017

article N.J. picks up fresh support in sports betting case
(Washington D.C.) -- A powerful lawmaker and the casino industry have weighed in on the side of the Garden State as the U.S. Supreme Court decides whether to allow New...

9/6/2017

article As NBA Fights NJ Sports Betting, Buyer Of Houston Rockets Also Owns Sportsbooks
(New Jersey) -- It’s continuing to get more and more difficult for pro sports leagues in the US to argue that any harm comes from state-regulated sports betting.
article New Jersey to Lose Key I-Gaming Supporter
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey has been offering legal online poker and casino games for nearly four years. When the industry launched in November 2013, it became the third...

9/5/2017

article Casino lobby backs Chris Christie in Supreme Court sports betting case
(Washington D.C.) -- The American Gaming Association filed a brief on Tuesday supporting Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in his upcoming Supreme Court fight...
article Gaming group to Supreme Court: End ban on sports betting
(Washington D.C.) -- The American Gaming Association on Tuesday filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of New Jersey, which wants to end the federal ban on...
article Gaming Industry Files Amicus Brief with United States Supreme Court Detailing Impacts of Failing Federal Sports Betting Ban
(Washington D.C.) -- The failing federal ban on sports betting is fueling an annual $150 billion illegal underground sports betting market, argues an amicus brief filed...
article BLOG: Mapping A Future New Jersey Gambling Landscape If Sports Betting Is Legalized
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey legislators, casino operators, and a significant portion of residents have been anticipating the legalization of sports betting within the...

8/30/2017

article GOUKER: Sports Betting Ban Is ‘Manifestly Unconstitutional’ New Jersey Says In New Supreme Court Brief
(Washington D.C.) -- New Jersey filed its initial brief in its US Supreme Court case to legalize sports betting, calling the federal ban “manifestly...
article New Jersey asks U.S. Supreme Court to strike down sports bet ban
(Washington D.C.) -- New Jersey officials say the U.S. Supreme Court should strike down a ban on sports betting in all but four states because it wrongly forces states...

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...

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