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Washington, DC - While the decision by the US Department of Justice is disappointing, it has little bearing on the heart of the matter - that this law preventing New Jersey from regulating sports betting is unconstitutional. DOJ’s presence will make it more interesting, but won’t make a difference.
New Jersey only wants to do [...]
April 26, 2012 - Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ 2nd) and Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ 6th) have asked members of the US House of Representatives to support two bills introduced to roll back the Federal ban on expanded state-licensed sports betting.
In a letter to colleagues, Reps. LoBiondo and Pallone asked members to support H.R.3809, “the New [...]
Jan. 17, 2012 - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed into law a constitutional amendment that will permit sports betting at the state’s casinos and race tracks.
Coming on the heels of a statewide ballot in which voters approved of regulated sports wagering by a 2-to-1 margin, this new law directs the NJ Division of Gaming [...]
Nov. 9, 2011 - After a two-year long effort, in the courts and in the state legislature, voters overwhelmingly supported the beginning of legal sports wagering in New Jersey. Voters approved the constitutional question by a final margin of 65% in favor, 35% opposed.
“We’re very happy that now, after this long and difficult process, the [...]
July 24, 2011 - New Jersey lawmakers are telling the US Department of Justice that their state has every right to enact intra-state Internet gambling, and that their efforts are permitted under current federal law.
In a letter to US Attorney-General Eric Holder, NJ Senator Raymond J. Lesniak - one of the sponsors of New Jersey’s [...]
May 24, 2011 - The seizure today of 10 domain names by the US Department of Justice is a troubling development in the ongoing efforts to settle the question of Internet gambling. At a time when legislators at both the state and federal level are debating whether to permit online versions of poker, casino and [...]
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