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Sports betting bill on its way to California Senate

A bill that would legalize sports betting in California passed the state Senate Governmental Organization Committee and is on its way to the Senate floor, reports the Los Angeles Times. It would allow sports betting at the existing horse racing tracks, card clubs, and Indian casinos. Even if the bill is approved, sports betting could […]

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Bodog.com founder indicted, gambling website seized

The federal government unsealed an indictment Tuesday against the former billionaire founder of Bodog.com, who for years has run one of the world’s biggest online sports wagering sites by operating offshore.  50-year-old Calvin Ayre and three other Canadian men were indicted – although none of them are in custody yet – and the Bodog web […]

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NJ lawmakers green light sports wagering at casinos, racetracks

New Jersey lawmakers passed a bill Monday night that would legalize betting on professional and college sports at casinos and racetracks.  Governor Chris Christie is expected to sign the measure, but that’s only half the battle.  New Jersey also needs to overturn a law that bans sports wagering in all but four states.  From Associated […]

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New Jersey voters okay the idea of sports betting

New Jersey voters pass a referendum Tuesday that would allow gambling on sports at the state’s racetracks and at Atlantic City casinos.  A federal law must still be changed in order for New Jersey to implement sports wagering – which would add an estimated $200 million to $300 million in revenue – but supporters are […]

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Racetracks, casinos share view on NJ referendum

Casinos and racetracks don’t usually see eye-to-eye since their interests are generally competitive, but representatives from both industries come down on the same side of an upcoming referendum in New Jersey.  Monday, advocates for both groups testified before a state Senate committee in support of a November ballot measure that will ask voters to approve […]

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53% in N.J. support sports betting

A poll taken by Farleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind found that 53% of New Jersey voters support legalizing sports betting in Atlantic City and at the state’s horse tracks. The issue is up for a vote on this November’s ballot.

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EQUIBASE STRIKES OUT

By Ray Paulick Equibase has been a financial success in the 19 years since it was created by the Jockey Club and member tracks of the Thoroughbred Racing Associations of North America. As a reader pointed out in a comment to yesterday’s Paulick Report article on Thoroughbred racing’s official database, Equibase paid out $3.6 million […]

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