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New Jersey Senate Approves Sports Betting Resolution

Senator Raymond J. Lesniak, D-Union, a leading voice in the State Legislature who is pursuing a legal challenge to the federal sports wagering ban as unconstitutional, issued the following statement after the Senate approved a resolution, SR19, through a voice vote, to allow the Senate President to join in that legal challenge:


Submitted by Guest on, Feb/23/2010

Feds Move to Seize Sports Bar Over Gambling

Federal authorities filed a forfeiture action today against Patte's Sports Bar on West Hollenback Avenue in Wilkes-Barre in the wake of gambling charges being filed against owner, Pat Patte Jr., an

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/19/2010

Iowa House Takes up Online Sports Gambling

The Sioux City Journal reports that Iowans could legally play online poker against their neighbors and bet on sports events under a proposal by Iowa House members.

The plan, which may get a hearing in the House State Government Committee next week, may expand sports betting language approved by a Senate committee to include legalized betting on collegiate sports - except Iowa colleges, according to Rep. Brian Quirk, D-New Hampton, who is part of a seven- member bipartisan gambling working group.

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/19/2010

New Jersey Senate to Vote On Sports Betting Monday

The NJ Senate will meet at 2pm on Monday, February 22, 2010, to consider the following bill related to legalized online sports betting:

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/18/2010

Ladbrokes Falling Profits Symbolic of Failing Economy

It was very bad news for the United Kingdom's largest bookmaker.  Ladbrokes on Thursday reported a 28% fall in profits in 2009.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/18/2010

Oddsmakers Were Also Hoping for Danica Patrick NASCAR Treat

NASCAR officials were not the only one's hoping Danica Patrick would finish strong at Saturday's Drive4COPD Nationwide race in Daytona.  Online oddsmakers were hopeful that Patrick could drive inc

Submitted by Tyrone Black on, Feb/14/2010

Super Bowl Records Broke at Gambling911, Vegas reported its highest traffic numbers in its nearly 10 years on the Web Sunday as Super Bowl betting took center stage.  The site dominated in Super Bowl related searches at both G

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/10/2010

New Jersey Sports Betting Bill Passes Committee

A bill to legalize online sports betting in the state of New Jersey passed committee vote on Monday and is now going to be debated in the NJ Senate.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/08/2010

NJ Panel to Consider Law on Sports Betting

TRENTON -- Legislation that would allow New Jersey's horse racing tracks and Atlantic City casinos to accept wagers on sporting events will go before an Assembly panel this week.

It would allow gamblers to make bets in person or via telephone or the Internet, though wagers would not be allowed on college games that take place in the Garden State or involve a New Jersey college team, regardless of where the game was played.

But before any such law could be enacted, voters would first have to amend the state Constitution to permit such wagering.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/08/2010

Initial Report: Vegas, Reno, Online Had Killer Super Bowl

Based on preliminary numbers, the online gambling sites should have been way up over last year's Super Bowl numbers.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/08/2010

Super Bowl 2010: Betting Action Depends on Book

So far, appears to have defied the Super Bowl 2010 betting trends with most of its customers jumping on the Indianapolis Colts bandwagon.  64 percent of gamblers betting the Super B

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/07/2010

Super Bowl 44 Betting One for the Record Books?

It is too early to tell whether Super Bowl 44 betting will indeed place this game in the record books, but early traffic at, the gambling news and odds authority, suggests it could

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/07/2010

Las Vegas Sportsbooks Prepare for Big Money Weekend

LAS VEGAS - Las Vegas sports books are counting down to Super Bowl Sunday. The big game means big business for Las Vegas, and casinos expect to cash in on this weekend's game.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/06/2010

How to Bet on the Super Bowl 2010 Online

Previously we answered the question:  "Where can I bet on the 2010 Super Bowl?", providing the necessary i

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/06/2010

2010 Super Bowl Betting Marathon Coverage will be providing its 2010 Super Bowl 48 hour marathon betting coverage on the hundreds of prop wagers being offered on this weekend's

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/05/2010

Mastercard Attempts to Block Online Gambling Charges

It may not be easy opening an online betting account this weekend for the Super Bowl using your Mastercard as that company has announced it is blocking transactions to online gambling websites.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/05/2010

Chiba: Can Sports Betting Lower New Jersey Property Tax?

Ask anyone living in the state of New Jersey why they voted for Chris Christie as Governor of the state and the majority of residents will tell you it had everything to do with former Governor Corz

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/03/2010

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

Where Can I Bet The 2010 Super Bowl Online? answers your questions concerning such subjects as "Where Can I bet the 2010 Super Bowl online?", "Is betting on the Super Bowl on the Internet illegal?" and &qu

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/31/2010

Colts Saints Super Bowl Betting Should Break Mark

Las Vegas oddsmakers believe that this year's Colts Saints Super Bowl betting should break last year's mark of $81.5 million wagered.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/30/2010

2010 Super Bowl Betting Will Set Records (We Hope) is hopeful that 2010 Super Bowl betting will set all types of records from traffic numbers to revenue for our online sportsbook sponsors. The vast majority of Super Bowl bets will be related to propositions such as "first to score", "coin toss" and even the length of the National Anthem.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/30/2010

Iowa Wants Legalized Sports Betting

Rod Boshart | Globe Gazette

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/29/2010

Sports Betting News: NBA Relaxes Gambling Stance

The NBA may be taking another step toward relaxing its antigambling stance. The league is talking with the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/27/2010

Delaware Appeals Sports Betting Restrictions

DOVER, Del. (AP) - The state of Delaware on Wednesday appealed restrictions on its sports betting lottery to the U.S.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/27/2010

2010 Super Bowl Betting Boost to Off Year

The start of the regular NFL season was shaky at best for both online sportsbooks and the Vegas books with much smaller bets and less volume compared to past years.  2010 Super Bowl betting was ex

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/27/2010

Sports Betting News: World Cup 70 Percent of BM Rev

Make no mistake about it, sports betting businesses across the globe are looking forward to this summer's

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/21/2010

Jon Kyl Blockade in Senate Blamed on Internet Gambling

Senator Jon Kyl is standing in the way of appointing a key nominee to the Treasury Department.  Many observers believe Kyl is "throwing a tantrum" to

Submitted by Patrick Flanigan on, Jan/20/2010

Jim Perskie: Lesniak Bill About Helping NJ Racetracks

Online gambling legalized in New Jersey?

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/18/2010

Rhode Island Wants Ban on Sports Betting Lifted

Rhode Island wants a Federal ban on sports betting lifted and has joined in the resolution to do so.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/17/2010

Delaware's Sports Betting Challenge Faces Uphill Battle

Delaware's hopes of getting the U.S. Supreme Court to help expand sports betting in the First State may be a long shot.

Widener University law professor Michael Goldberg says the state's effort to get the nation's highest court to overturn the Third Circuit Court of Appeals August decision that left Delaware with only parlay bets on NFL games may have a difficult time getting on the Supreme Court docket.

Statistically, the Supreme Court takes only a small percentage of the cases its asked to hear, but Goldberg says that's not the only hurdle Delaware faces.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/17/2010

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