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Internet Gambling: iMEGA Chief Testifies Before New Jersey

Written by:
C Costigan
Published on:
Feb/01/2010

IMEGA will participate in today's hearing of the New Jersey Senate's Gaming & Tourism committee, with Chairman Joe Brennan Jr. testifying on the behalf of the Internet gambling and sports wagering bills.

The hearing is scheduled for 1:00 pm ET, and can be heard live online at:

www.njleg.state.nj.us.

Gambling911.com first reported that the state of New Jersey had put forth a bill drafted by Senator Raymond Lesniak that would legalize online sports betting and other forms of Internet Gambling.

The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association is working with Lesniak in his efforts to legalize online sports betting, poker and casino games. 

An Act permitting wagering at casinos in-person and through an account wagering system using telephone, Internet and other means on the results of professional and collegiate sport or athletic events, subject to voter approval, and amending and supplementing  P.L.1977, c.110 (C.5:12-1 et seq.).

Christopher Costigan, Gambling911.com Publisher 

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