Judge issues restraining order on N.J. sports betting

A federal judge on Friday issued a temporary restraining order that will prevent Monmouth Park Racetrack in New Jersey from offering wagering on National Football League games this weekend, dealing a blow — at least temporarily — to the Christie administration, which has sought to legalize sports gambling to help prop up the state’s failing racetracks…

Posted: October 25th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Christie Administration, Horse Racing Industry, Monmouth County, Monmouth Park, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments »

2 Comments on “Judge issues restraining order on N.J. sports betting”

  1. Oh, stop, said at 11:02 am on October 25th, 2014:

    pro organizations- everyone knows people bet on sports every game, all over the country: if revenue to our state could keep the bozo legislators from raising my gas/ other taxes, am all for it! Why not help the horse owners and employees, track employees and all the associated business and economic benefit we receive from that industry, as well? I read somewhere that the Kentucky Derby actually started in Jersey, but that the dopes outlawed it, and now it’s Kentucky’s greatest tourist promo.. It might also be asserted that one extra thing that helps Vegas stay relevant and successful is their legal sports betting, which many people go there to participate in! For once, I agree with this Gov., we should try sports betting in NJ, nothing’s gonna harm professional sports: we are all great addicts and devotees of it, here..

  2. Sancho Panza said at 5:39 pm on October 26th, 2014:

    @”One extra thing that helps Vegas stay relevant and successful is their legal sports betting.”
    Bookmaking is way down that list, far below fair deals and basic courtesy.