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Exchange Wagering Approved In New Jersey

The state of New Jersey will be the first in the nation to offer exchange wagering, beginning in the spring of next year. North Jersey.com reports that the New Jersey Racing Commission gave its approval to a plan proposed by the operators of Monmouth Park and the British company Betfair. Exchange wagering, which has been long-established […]

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New Jersey: In ‘Huge’ Reversal, Federal Appeals Court Decides To Rehear Sports Betting Case

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals announced on Wednesday that it will rehear arguments in New Jersey’s attempt to legalize sports betting in the state. According to a report on ESPN.com, the U.S. federal appeals court vacated its Aug. 25 decision, which ruled in favor of the major sports leagues that blocked legalized sports gambling in the state. The majority of the active […]

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New Jersey Legislator Pushes For Legalized Sports Betting

Stating that the federal law against sports betting was “unconstitutional”, New Jersey Rep. Frank Pallone has called for congressional hearings with the hope of changing federal law to make sports gambling legal. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Pallone, who was one of the featured speakers at a panel discussion hosted by the Qatar-based International Centre for Sport Security in […]

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Report: New Jersey Horsemen Petition Court For Review Of Sports Betting Ban

Representatives of New Jersey’s horse racing industry, along with Gov. Chris Christie, on Tuesday asked a federal appeals court to review its decision blocking legal sports gambling in the state. According to a report at New Jersey.com, the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association and the governor have asked the full Third Circuit to review the […]

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Report: Federal Appeals Court Denies Bid For Legalized Sports Betting In New Jersey

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia has denied New Jersey’s latest bid to allow legalized sports betting at the state’s racetracks and casinos. According to a report at ESPN.com, the court denied the appeal by a 2-1 majority decision, ruling that the state’s efforts “violate the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of […]

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New Jersey: Attorneys Claim Monmouth’s Future ‘Dire’ if Sports Wagering Not Allowed

Attorneys arguing in support of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s proposal to allow sports betting at Monmouth Park painted a bleak picture for the racetrack should the professional sports leagues succeed in a lawsuit to block the plans. In the hearing held on Thursday, U.S. District Court Judge Michael Shipp said that he expects to […]

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NBA Commish Adam Silver: Sports Betting Needs ‘Federal Solution’

After having said on prior occasions that he felt his league would benefit from the legalization of sports betting, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Thursday formally advocated for a national law that would allow all states in the country to legalize certain forms of it. In an opinion piece for the New York Times Silver […]

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New Jersey: Horsemen Feel That NFL has ‘Unclean Hands’ Regarding Sports Betting

In a legal brief filed Monday in U.S. District Court, the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association accused the National Football League of having “unclean hands” in regards to sports betting. Because of that, the horsemen say, an injunction filed by the NFL to stop Monmouth Park from offering sports betting should not be granted. NorthJersey.com […]

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Monmouth Puts Start of Sports Betting On Hold ‘For Now’

Sports betting at Monmouth Park, which was to commence on Sunday, Oct. 26, has been placed on hold following a temporary restraining order issued today by the United States District Court in Trenton. “While we are disappointed not to be able to start this Sunday, we are confident that sports betting will be coming to […]

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Leagues Call on Federal Court to Stop Sports Betting in New Jersey

The legal battle over sports wagering in New Jersey isn’t over yet–according to a report by NJ.com, the NCAA, NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL filed papers in federal court on Monday to halt sports betting in the state, which was slated to begin this weekend at Monmouth Park. The leagues argue that the law signed […]

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