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New Jersey Internet Gambling Bill Goes To Assembly Today

A bill to legalize Internet gambling in the state of New Jersey goes before the assembly today (January 10, 2011) at 1 pm EST.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/10/2011

Big Changes In Store For Atlantic City in 2011

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/02/2011

New Jersey Likely To Advance Internet Gambling

TRENTON — (Associated Press) - Bills to allow Internet gambling and help subsidize race horse breeders are expected to advance in the New Jersey Legislature.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/16/2010

New Jersey Passes Internet Gambling, Sports Betting Bill

The New Jersey legislature today overwhelmingly voted to approve the state's sports betting bill. The vote was 55 to 17 in the State Assembly; 36 to 3 in the State Senate.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/13/2010

New Jersey, California Race to Legalize Internet Gambling

With the worldwide Internet gambling market generating some $330 billion, US states the likes of New Jersey and California are looking to legalize the activity within their own borders.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/13/2010

New Jersey Senate Also Approves Internet Gambling Bill

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/22/2010

Atlantic City Could Get Boost With HBO Series Boardwalk Empire

 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/17/2010

Online Gambling In The US: Ladbrokes, William Hill Likely To Lose Out

 

With the very real possibility that Congressman Barney Frank could lose his chairmanship position should the Republicans take over the House come November, online poker federal legislation must pass prior to Election Day or else there will likely be no “start over” time come 2011.  Ladbrokes, William Hill and other European sports betting ventures itching to get into the U.S. market still may be blocked since Frank’s legislation pertains only to online poker.

Enter the individual states.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/02/2010

Betfair Comes To New Jersey: Wants Piece of Online Gambling Market

 

With New Jersey looking to legalize online gambling, including sports betting, powerful European-based companies are working on getting a piece of the pie. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/30/2010

New Jersey Is Letting Gambling Dollars Get Away

By Raymond J. Lesniak (NJ.com Editorial)

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/20/2010

Former New Jersey Governor Endorses Sports Betting

 

"The Hanson report commissioned by Christie to consider an overall plan for the state's gaming business does not deal with sports betting. There is a huge market for sports betting; a lot of money is bet illegally on the Super Bowl alone. It would appear that public opposition to legalization is fading and obstacles can be overcome. The activity is already there, and it is pure logic that we take advantage. State Sen Ray Lesniak, D-Union, may lead the way." 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/16/2010

New York Times: States Addicted to Gambling

 

The New York Times featuring a report Monday regarding individual states desire to boost their economies through gambling, New Jersey included. 

New Jersey governor Chris Christie last week announced a decision for the state to take over struggling gambling destination Atlantic City.  Casino revenue there is down almost 30 percent from the same period in 2006. Of course, Atlantic City was hit with a double whammy of sorts.  Not only has the town suffered from a downturn in the economy but neighboring states have recently provided stiffer competition.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/25/2010

Pennsylvania Gets Casino Games: Atlantic City's Death Knell?

Legal poker was played for the first time in the State of Pennsylvania this week as table games came to the state's casinos.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/23/2010

Gambling Industry Welcomes Atlantic City Plan But Others Skeptical

 

Donald Wittkowski, Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY - Gov. Chris Christie's plan for state oversight of the casino district should boost the gaming industry, but it could take much longer to reverse Atlantic City's national reputation as a dirty and crime-plagued gambling haven, observers say.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/22/2010

NJ Senators Discuss Gambling, Hanson Commission Report

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/21/2010

Harrah’s Opposes New Jersey Legalized Online Gambling

Assembly Bill 817, which would permit "in-person wagering at casinos on results of professional sports events, subject to voter approval," was held until Thursday for a committee vote.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/11/2010

Donald Trump Gains Control of Casinos

Donald J. Trump is hoping the third time will be the charm.

As it prepares to exit bankruptcy court for the third time, Trump Entertainment Resorts and its three Atlantic City casinos will be under the control of Mr. Trump and bondholders after a court ruling on Monday.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/13/2010

Legalized Sports Betting Key to Atlantic City Success

ATLANTIC CITY -- Senator Jeff Van Drew testified before the Senate Economic Growth Committee on legislation he sponsored to permit legalized sports wagering in New Jersey, calling it vital to Atlan

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/06/2010

Today’s Sports Betting Hearing in Atlantic City

Joe Brennan, Jr., Chairperson of iMEGA.org (The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association, issued a statement at a public hearing on sports betting in Atlantic City on Monday April 5

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/05/2010

MGM To Leave Atlantic City Over Questions About Ho

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Submitted by Guest on, Mar/12/2010

Donald Trump vs. Karl Icahn in Atlantic City

While the rest of the world gets ready for the upcoming Pacquiao vs.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/04/2010

Carl Icahn Takes Over Tropicana Atlantic City

(Reuters) - Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has regulatory approval to own the Tropicana Casino Resort in Atlantic City, the New Jersey Casino Control Commission said on Wednesday.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/04/2010

LVRJ: Wynn Deal Could Doom Atlantic City

Steve Wynn single-handedly saved struggling Atlantic City in the 1980s. He opened the Golden Nugget, considered at the time to be the Boardwalk's most opulent hotel-casino.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/28/2010

Internet Gambling: iMEGA Chief Testifies Before New Jersey

IMEGA will participate in today's hearing of the New Jersey Senate's Gaming & Tourism committee, with Chairman Joe Brennan Jr.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/01/2010

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