NJ sports betting ban upheld by federal judge

As expected, a federal judge on Friday once again upheld a ban on New Jersey’s efforts to allow for sports betting at state racetracks and Atlantic City casinos, setting the stage for a return trip to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia. In a summary judgment that sidestepped a full trial on the case,…

Posted: November 22nd, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: New Jersey | Tags: , , , , | 5 Comments »

5 Comments on “NJ sports betting ban upheld by federal judge”

  1. More from Daily News said at 11:46 am on November 22nd, 2014:


  2. Are constantly increasing taxes said at 5:25 pm on November 22nd, 2014:

    GOOD public policy?? Not a gambler myself, appears to me an awful lot of people bet on all sports, illegally. If revenue from slots at the racetrack and a sports book type of controlled sports betting could lower our taxes or keep the dreaded upcoming gas tax hike at bay, I prefer it to what we usually get dumped on us here: higher and higher taxes, fines, fees, penalties for NJ! Why can’t we ever catch a break?

  3. Name (required) said at 7:08 pm on November 22nd, 2014:

    And you can say thank you to Christie for all the higher taxes.

  4. agreed, said at 8:07 am on November 23rd, 2014:

    have no idea what he thinks he will run on, for 2016…

  5. Bob English said at 8:18 am on November 23rd, 2014:

    Hopefully there is a positive outcome in the Court of Appeals. The joke here is the NFL’s claim that legalized sports betting in NJ would harm its sport. Keep in mind that there are hundreds of locations (casinos/sports books) where you can legally be on NFL games (and other major sports) in Nevada. I think most people would subscribe to the claim that gambling is a major driver of interest in the NFL rather than something that is doing it harm.