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Report: New Jersey Sports Betting Up, Monmouth’s Share Down

The Daily Racing Form reported Wednesday that New Jersey spots betting figures rose from June to July, but as more sports books have opened, Monmouth Park has lost considerable market share. For June and July, $57.1 million has been bet on sports in the state, with $16.4 million wagered in June — marking a significant increase […]

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Monmouth ‘Grand Slam’ Covers Three Stakes And A Baseball Game

Monmouth Park will offer New Jersey’s first-ever combined racing and sports bet during Sunday’sHaskell Invitational card, with bettors required to pick the winners of three designated races as well as a designated baseball game. “The Grand Slam” wager for Sunday will be available for advance betting starting Saturday, July 28, in the Monmouth Park Sports Book by William Hill. […]

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6-5 Morning Line Favorite Good Magic To Break From Post Six In Haskell

Good Magic, the reigning 2-year-old champion male horse, will look to regain his winning ways when he headlines a field of seven top-flight sophomore runners in Sunday’s 51st renewal of the Grade 1, $1 million betfair.com Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park. The Eclipse Award-winning Good Magic, a Stonestreet Stables homebred who is owned by e Five […]

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Business Figures Up At Midpoint Of Monmouth Park Meeting

Monmouth Park hit the halfway mark of the 2018 meet on Saturday and enters betfair.com Haskell Invitational week with across the board gains.  Through yesterday’s 26th live program, the track sports solid gains in live handle, overall handle and attendance. Despite poor weather for most of May that saw 73% of turf races moved to the main track, Monmouth is up eight […]

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Monmouth: Handle, Attendance Increase For First Father’s Day Of Sports Betting

Both the total handle and on-track attendance demonstrated increases on Father’s Day Sunday at Monmouth Park, the first such holiday during which the track has offered sports wagering, according to the Asbury Park Press. The Father’s Day crowd of 23,768 patrons bested last year’s crowd by 5,241, while the on-track handle showed a 17-percent increase. […]

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Governor Signs Sports Wagering Bill, Monmouth To Accept Bets As Early As Thursday

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed the state’s sports wagering bill into law on Monday, according to nj.com. The New Jersey Racing Commission will be in charge of approving licenses, and is scheduled to meet on Wednesday for a review of regulations. Murphy must then ratify the decision before tracks can apply for a temporary waiver […]

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Monmouth Park Operators Sue NFL, Other Sports Leagues Over Lost Revenue During Court Battle

The saga of sports betting in the U.S. took another turn Thursday, as the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, operator of Monmouth Park, filed a lawsuit against the four major sports leagues and the NCAA. The suit contends the leagues’ legal action to stop sports gambling in New Jersey cost Monmouth Park at least $150 […]

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MATCH Series: Veteran Shaft Of Light Vs. Sunny Ridge, Chip Leader In Salvator Mile

Al and Michelle Crawford Racing’s Shaft of Light, conditioned by leading Monmouth Park trainer Jorge Navarro, hopes to parlay his romp in a $50,000 stakes at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races into a victory in the $100,000, grade III Salvator Mile May 26 at Monmouth. The Salvator Mile is the first of five races […]

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In Wake Of Supreme Court Ruling, Monmouth Park Plans To Open Sports Book Soon

After nearly seven years of legal wrangling, Monmouth Park Racetrack has won its right to sports betting after the Supreme Court announced this morning that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) is unconstitutional. “This is the culmination of the hard-work and dedication of a large group of individuals, all of whom contributed to […]

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Supreme Court Strikes Down ‘Affront To State Sovereignty,’ Opens Door To Sports Betting Nationwide

In a victory for the state of New Jersey, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a federal ban on sports betting Monday. According to Sports Illustrated, the ruling could open the door for as many as 25 other states to seek wagering on college and professional sports, along the lines of New Jersey’s bid. The […]

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