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Gov. Chris Christie will allow New Jersey casinos, tracks to offer sports betting

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Gov. Chris Christie's administration issued a directive allowing the state's casinos and racetracks to offer sports betting.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-08/gov-chris-christie-w
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

LAS VEGAS - The reaction of America's biggest sports leagues to attempts to legalize sports betting in New Jersey is laughable.

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

LAS VEGAS -- The NCAA wouldn't have liked the scene two weeks ago in the sports book of the Stardust hotel-casino. All 13 betting windows were open, and gamblers were still lined up 10 deep to get their bets down on teams in the opening rounds of the NCAA tournament. March Madness still means big money in this city's sports books, where the NCAA's effort to ban legal betting on college games hasn't translated into less betting on the NCAA tournament.

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