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New Jersey's appeal to make sports betting legal is rebuffed

...and Washington?" he asked. "Isn't that against federal law?"Voters in New Jersey overwhelmingly endorsed legal sports betting in a nonbinding referendum in 2011. State lawmakers soon enacted a law to allow for betting at tracks and in casinos...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-23/new-jerseys-appeal-m
Professional leagues, NCAA will challenge New Jersey sports betting law

...their reputation impacted is naive at best and assumes that illegal gambling is not currently occurring in lieu of legal sports betting," he added. "The fact is that the presence of illegal betting and the crime that goes with it has a far greater...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2012-12-22/professional-leagues-ncaa-will-ch
Dahlberg: It's senseless for leagues to fight New Jersey sports betting law

...would be is hard to understand. If anything, major sports leagues ? the NFL in particular ? have benefited from legal sports betting, with the betting line always a prominent part of any discussion leading up to a big game. It's part of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-01-05/dahlberg-its-sensele
Tournament lacks Cinderella story

...and Oregon. The law carved out a special exemption for New Jersey, giving it a chance to decide if it wanted legal sports betting. The state failed to enact a law that would have done so, and the exemption window closed. The lawsuit argues...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/24/nca_515710.shtml
College basketball
For Vegas oddsmakers, the big game is big business

...you need as a book manager." Last year, $71 million was bet on the Super Bowl in Nevada, the only state with legal sports betting. In 1998, sports books took in a record $77.2 million on the game. That includes dozens of exotic propositions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/25/pro_366605.shtml
NFL
NCAA betting still heavy

...1999, with 30 percent to 40 percent bet on college sports. Two bills have been introduced in Congress to ban legal sports betting, which Nevada officials lobbying heavily against them. They argue that the NCAA should be targeting the illegal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/01/nca_285535.shtml
College basketball
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