Place your bets: DE takes sports wagers

Game On! Legislature Approves Sports Betting in New Jersey

Fans can now wager on NASCAR races at Dover

The case, Christie v. NCAA, was initiated in 2012 after New Jersey voters supported amending the state Constitution to allow sports gambling.

One report predicts that 18 states will introduce sports betting bills this year. Dover Downs Hotel & Casino is an agent of the Delaware Lottery.

Murphy was due to appear in New Brunswick at 11 a.m. Friday at an event about apprenticeships.

"Our fans over the age of 21 can enjoy wagering on their favorite driver when they are here during the NASCAR playoff run this fall".

Atlantic City casinos, along with other racetracks around the state, also are preparing to begin taking bets quickly, both in-person and online, as soon as their sports betting rooms are prepared.

"Governor Murphy looks forward to closely reviewing the sports betting legislation that was recently passed by the Legislature", Dan Bryan, press secretary for Murphy, said a statement.

If Monmouth Park or any casino does begin accepting bets on games, it will be without state regulation until Murphy signs the bill.

It's game on for legal sports betting in Arizona after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a 1992 Congressional act that lawyers argued was a violation of the Tenth Amendment anti-commandeering doctrine.

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NY might not be too far behind New Jersey, Overmyer reported.

Drazin said only Murphy signing the measure Friday or him telling the track it's OK to proceed would change that. The development comes after last month's landmark Supreme Court decision that struck down the federal law banning wagering on sports teams, and days after DE became the first state other than Nevada to start offering Las Vegas-style wagering. The state's casinos and racetracks would be able to offer sports betting once the governor signs the bill.

"I just had to get in on the action, you know what I mean?"

DE could earn anywhere from $350 million to $760 million annually from sports betting, according to projections from research firm Eilers & Krejcik. Republican state Sen. Declan O'Scanlan said that technically enabled Monmouth and the others to begin taking sports bets right away. "Additionally, the bill does not require casinos or the regulator to notify sports leagues of potential match fixing or other improper conduct".

Three of the professional sports leagues were not happy over the lack of "integrity fee" payments they say would help them police betting patterns and called for better information sharing. That would let the Golden Nugget back in the game. "Longstanding practice in Nevada where sports betting has been legal for decades only prohibits Golden Nugget from accepting wagers on the Houston Rockets".

That would be a tiny drop in the bucket for New Jersey's proposed $37.4 billion budget for fiscal 2019, which is still being finalized.

But that could change by the end of the day on Friday, depending on whether casinos and racetracks are willing to move on their own and ignore the state's Democratic governor, who has given no indication of when he might act on the bill. States are now free to pass laws legalizing gambling.

The bill would allow casinos and racetracks to offer land-based wagering immediately.

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