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Chris Christie Allows New Jersey Sports Betting Despite Ban

Chris Christie Allows New Jersey Sports Betting Despite Ban

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has granted a directive sports that are allowing to maneuver ahead in the Garden State. (Image: Lucas Jackson, Reuters)

New Jersey recreations wagering may not be this kind of pipe dream most likely. While the state has lost in federal court over its plan to regulate and license sports betting at casinos and racetracks throughout the nj, some officials point to a glimmer of hope in the rulings: the very fact itself that would stop those venues from offering bets on their own that they found that there’s nothing in New Jersey law.

On Monday, that’s precisely what Governor Chris Christie utilized to issue a directive allowing racetracks and casinos to start providing recreations betting without fear of civil or unlawful obligation. Governor Christie cited the previous court rulings to state that such actions were not prohibited under nj-new Jersey law, and that federal law only forbids the state from regulating the task.

Christie Changes Tune on Federal Ruling

‘Based on the arguments of the sports leagues and also the United States Department of Justice, the next Circuit has already ruled that New Jersey can carry out sports wagering as described in today’s statewide directive,’ stated a statement from the Governor’s office. ‘The movement simply would clarify and formalize that authority and give clear guidance to casinos and racetracks waiting to start a sports pool in New Jers Continue reading Chris Christie Allows New Jersey Sports Betting Despite Ban