..

Christie, Sandoval Talk Combining Online Poker Players: No Sports Bets at Caesars

Written by:
Ace King
Published on:
Sep/09/2014
Christie, Sandoval Talk Combining Online Poker Player Pools: No Sports Bets at C

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that he and Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval discussed possibly combining both states online poker player pools during a gaming conference in the Garden State on Monday.

While he wouldn’t share specifics, New Jersey’s Internet gambling sector has so far produced $31.6 million in gaming revenue, far below earlier projections.  Nevada’s Web gaming sector has seen disappointing results to date due primarily to a limited player pool.  Nevada, unlike New Jersey, only permits online poker. 

Christie’s comments were overshadowed by news that the Governor had issued a directive Monday permitting sports betting in the state, news that seemed to catch much of the gambling sector off guard.

William Hill CEO Joe Asher issued a statement saying his company would review the directive.

“Obviously, this is a significant development,” Asher said. “Like others, we recognize that legalized sports betting is inevitable, and will be a good outcome for customers, states and the sports leagues. In light of our significant investment at Monmouth Park, we are happy that it appears racetracks and casinos in New Jersey will be taking sports bets sooner rather than later.”

Caesars Entertainment Corp. Chairman Gary Loveman said his three Atlantic City casinos would not be offering sports betting any time soon.

"We still have concerns about the federal legal structure that would exist,” Loveman said, “Irrespective of what New Jersey does, I am an advocate of legalized sports betting everywhere.”

Already at least one establishment in New Jersey has vowed to begin offering sports betting. 

Monmouth Racetrack said it may start taking bets as early as this Sunday.

Racetrack legal adviser Dennis Drazin said he was already fielding calls to offer sports wagering early Monday afternoon, as soon as news of Christie’s directive first broke on the Gambling911.com website.

- Ace King, Gambling911.com

Gambling News

Conor McGregor Mocked for Appearing in Bizarre Russian Gambling Ad

Conor McGregor Mocked for Appearing in Bizarre Russian Gambling Ad

CONOR McGREGOR was filmed squaring up to a CAT before dressing as The Joker in one of the most bizarre videos you're likely to see.

Get your Own Software With Our White Label Service

Get your Own Software With Our White Label Service

Anybody that wants to earn a fantastic income may do so by utilizing the best bookie website software available on the internet. The only software that’s worth your time and money is what’s available through the use of PPH services. These white label services offer a turnkey product that is second to none.

Colorado Sports Betting Pros and Cons - Latest News

Colorado Sports Betting Pros and Cons - Latest News

Gambling911.com has all your latest news as it pertains to legalized sports betting in Colorado.  First we take a quick look at some of the pros and cons.

PointsBet Sportsbook Review - Latest News

PointsBet Sportsbook Review - Latest News

One of the newest companies on the sports betting scene, PointsBet.com is bursting into the US regulated market.  The Australian-based firm is widely considered a capable competitor to both Draftkings and FanDuel by offering unique wagering options and accommodating recreational and high stakes gamblers alike. 

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - November 12, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Tuesday November 12, 2019.

Syndicate